Accuracy in Media

Former Meet the Press Moderator David Gregory Joins CNN

Former Meet the Press moderator David Gregory has been hired by CNN as a political analyst, as the network prepares for the 2016 presidential campaign. Gregory, who was unceremoniously dumped as Meet the Press moderator in 2014 after the show’s ratings tanked, has since written a book about faith, and recently appeared on CNN and […]

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CNN Reporter Suspended for Tweet on Syrian Refugees

CNN suspended global affairs correspondent Elise Labott for two weeks after she tweeted out her disappointment with the House vote on Syrian refugees: House passes bill that could limit Syrian refugees. Statue of Liberty bows head in anguish @CNNPolitics https://t.co/5RvZwVftgD — Elise Labott (@eliselabottcnn) November 19, 2015 The network has tried to hew to the […]

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May 2016

5/3/2016 - CNN CEO: “Legitimate Criticism” that CNN was Traditionally Liberal

March 2016

3/28/2016 - Former Meet the Press Moderator David Gregory Joins CNN

November 2015

11/20/2015 - CNN Reporter Suspended for Tweet on Syrian Refugees

June 2015

6/10/2015 - CNN President Jeff Zucker Thinks MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough Should Start Getting his “Resume Ready”

February 2015

2/19/2015 - Joe Scarborough Bristles at Question of “Morning Joe’s” Low Ratings

2/18/2015 - CNN Prez Jeff Zucker: “We’d be Thrilled to Have Fox’s Numbers”

January 2015

1/30/2015 - CNN’s Full Page Ad Teasing Morning Joe Irks Scarborough

1/16/2015 - CNN President Jeff Zucker Consulted Muslim Employees Over Charlie Hebdo

1/9/2015 - Fox News’ Roger Ailes Praises Staff—Urges Them to Maintain Commitment

1/2/2015 - No Unlucky Number as Fox News Remains Top Cable News Network for 13th Consecutive Year

December 2014

12/23/2014 - CNN President Jeff Zucker Sends Upbeat Email to Staff—Glosses Over Problems

October 2014

10/28/2014 - Jeff Zucker is “Open” to Airing Scripted Movies on CNN

10/16/2014 - CNN Cancels Struggling Crossfire

10/14/2014 - MSNBC President Phil Griffin Blames Washington Dysfunction for Low Ratings

10/7/2014 - CNN Cutting 300 Jobs in Companywide Retrenchment

10/3/2014 - Piers Morgan: Ted Turner Didn’t Care About Ratings and Neither Should Jeff Zucker

September 2014

9/24/2014 - CNN President Jeff Zucker Envisions More Series—Says Cable News Is Not a “Very Healthy” Medium

August 2014

8/26/2014 - CNN Ends Talks With Glenn Beck’s The Blaze

8/25/2014 - Reality Bites—CNN President Zucker Says Network Will Have to “Do Less With Less”

8/5/2014 - CNN May be David Gregory’s Next Stop

June 2014

6/2/2014 - CNN President Jeff Zucker Tells Staff He Is “Proud” to Work at CNN

May 2014

5/21/2014 - Jeff Zucker: CNN Won’t Be “Shamed” Into Covering Benghazi

5/14/2014 - CNN’s 9 PM-Hour Ratings Sink to Second-Lowest in 15 Years

March 2014

3/8/2014 - CNN’s Jeff Zucker: New Lineup Will “Evolve Over Time”

February 2014

2/24/2014 - “Piers Morgan Live” Is Dead

2/21/2014 - Sinking Feeling — “Piers Morgan Live” Hits Second Lowest Rating Ever in Demo

2/19/2014 - What Haz Happened to the News At HLN?

January 2014

1/29/2014 - Shark Tank Rerun Beat Piers Morgan

1/27/2014 - CNN’s Zucker: Breaking News is Not Long-Term Game

1/23/2014 - CNN Ratings Tank—Morgan May Be On the Way Out

1/15/2014 - CNN President Zucker: “We’re Not Under Any Pressure” to Change Primetime Lineup

1/8/2014 - CNN’s Zucker Promises a Prime Time Shakeup in 2014

December 2013

12/26/2013 - 2013 Ratings: Fox News Number One for 12th Straight Year

12/3/2013 - CNN President Jeff Zucker: “We Need More Shows and Less Newscasts”

November 2013

11/21/2013 - Jeff Zucker Yet to Work His Magic at CNN

11/12/2013 - CNN’s “Crossfire” a Ratings Laggard, But a Social Media Success

September 2013

9/18/2013 - Crossfire Ratings Tank

August 2013

8/6/2013 - Crossfire Set to Return on September 16

July 2013

7/24/2013 - Jeff Zucker: The Future of CNN is Digital

7/5/2013 - CNN Bans Nancy Grace from “Good Morning America”

7/2/2013 - Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren Apparently Tried (And Failed) to Rejoin CNN

June 2013

6/4/2013 - MSNBC President Phil Griffin: We’re “Not the Place” For Breaking News

May 2013

5/13/2013 - CNN’s Zucker Hoping to Make Network Number One By 2016

April 2013

4/24/2013 - Boston Bombings Propel Fox News to First Place

4/18/2013 - Jeff Zucker Says CNN Isn’t “Compelling” Enough; Calls Competitors “Jealous”

4/10/2013 - Surprise! CNN Cancels “The Point” After Just One Week

March 2013

3/27/2013 - CNN Tried to Snare Television Rights to O’Reilly’s “Killing Jesus”

3/20/2013 - Jake Tapper’s “The Lead” Gets Off to A Bumpy Start

3/5/2013 - CNN Programming Revamp Hits a Speed Bump

February 2013

2/7/2013 - CNN’s Bad Night: HLN Beats Network in Demo From 5-9 P.M.

2/6/2013 - John King Staying With CNN, Anderson Cooper Role is Lessened

2/1/2013 - Zucker Shakes Up CNN, Still Eyeing Curry

December 2012

12/24/2012 - CNN’s President Signs Off- Puts On a Happy Face

12/21/2012 - Soledad O’Brien Is Betting CNN Will Stay Focused on Hard News—Not Turn Into “Ice Road Truckers”

12/17/2012 - Fox News Rolls to 11th Year As Number One Cable News Channel

12/12/2012 - Curry News Network? CNN’s Zucker Reportedly Wants to Hire Former NBC ‘Today’ Host Ann Curry

12/11/2012 - Shake-up Looming at CNN—Zucker Eyes Moving Burnett to Mornings

November 2012

11/28/2012 - Can Jeff Zucker Save CNN?

September 2012

9/26/2012 - CNN May Reach Back in Time for New Boss

May 2011

5/5/2011 - Jeff Zucker: ‘No Secret Meeting to Turn MSNBC to the Left’

January 2011

1/29/2011 - Couric Mulls Syndicated Talk Show