Accuracy in Media

CBS’s CEO Moonves Open to Idea of Buying CNN

At last week’s Allen & Company conference, which brought together some of the most powerful and influential figures across media and tech, along with high-profile investors, CBS CEO Les Moonves said that he would be interested in buying CNN if it ever came up for sale. Moonves was interviewed by CNBC’s Julia Boorstin, who asked […]

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Hillary Clinton Shows Her ‘Nasty Woman’ Side

Liberal media couldn’t get enough of Hillary Clinton after she tweeted her support for Samantha Bee’s “Nasty Woman”  T-shirt with proceeds benefiting Planned Parenthood. Support Samantha Bee & Planned Parenthood & buy a Nasty Woman t-shirt!https://t.co/I9qd3M3cFq pic.twitter.com/XDpBcFqF7k — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) July 11, 2017 Donald Trump called Clinton a “nasty woman’ in their final debate, which […]

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Layoffs Demoralize CNN’s Washington Bureau

Politico’s Dylan Byers is reporting that the recent round of layoffs and buyouts at CNN has resulted in low morale and high anxiety at the network’s Washington bureau, with one employee likening it to the turmoil in the Washington Redskins locker room. “Morale at the CNN Washington Bureau is about as strong as it is […]

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CNN Ends Talks With Glenn Beck’s The Blaze

The Wall Street Journal’s Keach Hagey reported on Friday that CNN recently ended talks with Glenn Beck’s The Blaze to provide programming for its struggling sister network, HLN. According to the Journal, CNN executives held talks with representatives from The Blaze about a potential joint venture to remake HLN. These discussions came on the heels […]

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Congress presses Comcast over Time Warner Cable Deal

WASHINGTON — Congressional members of the Senate Judiciary Committee pressed executives from Time Warner Cable Inc. and Comcast Corp. for answers regarding their planned merger. Reuters reported that the executives told lawmakers that their merger would not significantly increase cable TV prices, which assurances were met with skepticism. The $45.2 billion merger between Comcast and […]

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Big Media Lobby for Immigration Bill

Big media corporations are lobbying for passage of the Gang of Eight’s 844-page immigration bill, S. 744. Critics call it amnesty. In addition to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation (the parent of Fox News), the companies include:  Walt Disney Co. (owns ABC News) Hearst Corp. (owns 15 daily newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, […]

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Time Warner Considering Replacing CNN Boss

The New York Post reported on Friday that Time Warner, the parent company of CNN, is putting together a list of potential candidates to run CNN Worldwide and hopefully reverse the steep ratings decline the network has been suffering from lately. CNN, which recently celebrated its 32nd birthday as the nation’s first cable news channel, […]

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July 2017

7/17/2017 - CBS’s CEO Moonves Open to Idea of Buying CNN

7/12/2017 - Hillary Clinton Shows Her ‘Nasty Woman’ Side

November 2014

11/12/2014 - Layoffs Demoralize CNN’s Washington Bureau

August 2014

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

July 2014

7/24/2014 - Jane Fonda: CNN Trying to Appeal to “Lowest Common Denominator”

April 2014

4/13/2014 - Congress presses Comcast over Time Warner Cable Deal

February 2014

2/15/2014 - More Waiting Time? Comcast buys Time Warner for $45.2 Billion

September 2013

9/19/2013 - New Time Managing Editor Says Magazine Will Always Exist in Print

May 2013

5/27/2013 - Big Media Lobby for Immigration Bill

June 2012

6/10/2012 - Time Warner Considering Replacing CNN Boss