Accuracy in Media

CNN Cutting 300 Jobs in Companywide Retrenchment

CNN President and CEO Jeff Zucker, who was told a few months ago he would have to do “less with less,” now knows how many fewer employees he will soon have under his command. The network’s parent company, Turner Broadcasting, announced that they would be laying off 1,475 people, with 300 of those coming from […]

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Al Jazeera Plans Layoffs in D.C. Bureau

The Atlantic’s Steve Clemons has obtained an internal memo from Al Jazeera English announcing that they are scaling back their operations in Washington, D.C.: Dear All, Today in our Washington DC office we are completing the “next frontier” project to restructure our broadcast model for News contribution from America. From April 15th, we will no […]

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CNN Lays Off Dozens as It Moves to Outsource Documentaries

CNN laid of dozens of employees yesterday in its two documentary units as it continues to streamline operations, according to TVNewser. The network said in a statement that it will continue to produce in-house documentaries, but that outside production companies will handle much of its long-form journalism. “We are transitioning to an acquisition model for […]

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May 2016

5/6/2016 - Bill de Blasio Calls for a Boycott of Chick-Fil-A while 21 Businesses are Laying Off Workers or Moving

October 2014

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

August 2014

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

July 2014

7/28/2014 - Ratings-Challenged Al Jazeera America Considering More Layoffs

November 2012

11/16/2012 - Chris Matthews Chastises CEOs Making Cuts Due to Obamacare

September 2012

9/3/2012 - “Today Show” Could Face Cuts After Ratings Drop

August 2012

8/1/2012 - As Losses Pile Up, News Corp’s “The Daily” Chops Staff

April 2012

4/1/2012 - Al Jazeera Plans Layoffs in D.C. Bureau

March 2012

3/24/2012 - CNN Lays Off Dozens as It Moves to Outsource Documentaries

November 2011

11/12/2011 - CNN to Lay off 50 Staffers; Photojournalists Lose Out to Smartphones, Flip Cams

October 2011

10/14/2011 - N.Y. Times New Motto: All the Staff That’s Fit to Cut