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Alan Chertoff leaves CNN to enter PR world

Advertising Age has reported that 10-year veteran CNN correspondent Alan Chertoff is leaving the network to join PR-industry giant Fleishman-Hillard. Chernoff will be based in Fleishman’s New York office and serve as a full-time business media consultant. It seems many … Continue reading

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GOP Debatemania Continues

The October 18th  GOP primary debate on CNN was the second-highest rated debate this cycle, and the best for the cable news channel so far. The debate drew nearly two million more viewers than the CNN/Tea Party debate the channel … Continue reading

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Cable Battle for 2nd Place Heats Up — CNN on the Move

The news this week about the battle for cable news is all about the runner-up slot. CNN, long languishing as number 3, is making moves on MSNBC.  Bill Carter of the New York Times surmises that the loss of Keith … Continue reading

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15 Years of Cable News Choices

2011 marks a milestone in Cable News: * MSNBC launched on July 15, 1996 * Fox News launched on October 7, 1996 While the MSNBC crew celebrated with fireworks on the Hudson during their anniversary party on the night of … Continue reading

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Ted Turner: Bringing TV News to Cable

Ted Turner started as a billboard salesman in the family business, Turner Communications. The company’s merger with Rice Communications in 1970 added Atlanta’s WTCG Channel 17 into the business portfolio. Ted Turner took the helm of the perennial money-losing station … Continue reading

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Fox News Considered Best News Channel in New National Poll

Fox News, long the ratings leader amongst cable news nets, is now also considered the BEST news channel, according to a new national poll. Of 1,180 adults surveyed by Poll Position, 36% chose Fox News as the best news outlet, … Continue reading

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Chickaboomer: Interesting Take on July’s CNN/Fox News Flap

Interesting take from the fine folk(s) at Chickaboomer, who analyzed the CNN-Fox News flap.  Although CNN attacks Fox News, Wolf Blitzer in the Situation Room says:  “You gotta give him a lot of credit, Roger Ailes. He’s got a lot … Continue reading

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