A little under four years ago, CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper — who then worked for ABC News — was sitting in a hospital room with his wife and newborn son, when a TV report about a battle in Afghanistan caught his eye.
In November of 2012, Tapper, now the host of the weekday CNN series “The Lead With Jake Tapper,” released… Continue reading CNN's Jake Tapper takes to primetime to honor 'An Unlikely Hero'
A new day is about to dawn for CNN.
One of the first aims of the cable news network’s new chief, former NBC programmer and “Today” executive producer Jeff Zucker, was to launch a new weekday morning show. It becomes a reality Monday, June 17, with the premiere of the three-hour “New Day”; two of CNN’s most recent hires, Chris Cuomo and Michaela Pereira
CNN made an odd choice during its coverage of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher‘s death on Monday. During the broadcast, the network repeatedly showed a photo of Thatcher alongside Jimmy Savile, a BBC personality believed to be one of Britain’s most prolific sex offenders.
The above photo shows Thatcher and Savile at a 1980 charity event. During a five-minute “Starting Point” segment about Thatcher’s death and… Continue reading CNN's Margaret Thatcher flub: Should alleged pedophile Jimmy Savile have been left out of her death coverage?
Spitzer’s flying solo. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Kathleen Parker has been dropped from CNN’s Parker Spitzer, the primetime political show she co-hosted with former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, the network confirmed on Friday. Though the official word has Parker leaving the show to return to the world of political writing, Parker Spitzer, which competed in [...] Continue reading Kathleen Parker Out At CNN’s “Parker Spitzer”