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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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The Greatest Icons of TV News in America: 1949-present

                From Above Left:  Edward R. Murrow (CBS), Chet Huntley & David Brinkley (NBC), Walter Cronkite (CBS), Roone Arledge (ABC), Ted Turner (CNN), Roger Ailes (Fox News) These are just a few of … Continue reading

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