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CNN anchor offers apology for shortening of Milwaukee clip

On Wednesday morning, CNN Newsroom anchor Carol Costello offered up an apology for what some are calling deceptive editing of what Sherelle Smith said, mislabeling it a call for peace. In Milwaukee, Slyville Smith was shot by an officer on Saturday afternoon, which triggered riots in the city. Her sister, Sherelle, said, “Don’t bring the…

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CNN senior morning producer dies on vacation

CNN’s senior morning producer Matt Null died on Monday while on vacation over seas, as flagged by TVNewser. For the past three years, Early Start anchor Christine Romans noted when bringing the sad news to her viewers, he had been leading the team. She called him a “rising star” at CNN. “It is with a…

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Former CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien returns to TV

Former CNN Starting Point anchor Soledad O’Brien is returning to TV anchoring this fall with a weekly Sunday show airing on Hearst TV, reports the Washington Post. This is the newest venture for O’Brien since the closure of Al Jazeera America, where O’Brien served as a special correspondent after departing CNN. Her production company, Starfish…

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Zucker downplays CNN’s post-election ratings

CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker downplayed ratings expectations after the November election to the Nomura 2016 Media, Telecom & Internet Conference in New York City during a session that was webcast, reports the Hollywood Reporter. “There’s no doubt that we are not going to have the same ratings next year, that we have this year.…

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Ashleigh Banfield says bye-bye to glasses

CNN noon time anchor Ashleigh Banfield put her signature glasses away for good, according to a Mediaite report. While the Legal View anchor was away on vacation a week ago, she had refractive lense exchange surgery. “It’s a pretty aggressive procedure in which one’s lenses are cut into pieces and arthroscopically ‘vacuumed’ out,” she explained…

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CNN to host Green Party town hall

CNN announced today, at the conclusion of the second Libertarian town hall, that the network will host a live, one-hour town hall with the Green Party ticket, presumptive presidential nominee Jill Stein and recently announced presumptive vice presidential nominee Ajamu Baraka, at 9pmET on Wednesday, Aug. 17 in New York City. Following CNN’s coverage of…