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Chilean Rescue Rescues Cnn

14th October 2010

International coverage of the rescue of the Chilean miners attracted tens of millions of viewers worldwide on Tuesday and Wednesday. On broadcast television in the U.S., ABC's Nightline coverage averaged 5.04 million viewers. For CNN,...

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Rapper T.i Talks Suicidal Man Down From Roof

14th October 2010

Rapper T.I helped police persuade a suicidal man not to jump from the roof of a high rise office building in Atlanta Georgia yesterday afternoon (13th October 2010), reports CNN. T.I, whose real name is...

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Cnn's Ratings Collapse

13th October 2010

The rescue of the Chilean mine workers is no doubt being cheered as loudly by CNN executives and staff as by those at the scene. CNN's coverage on Tuesday night preempted regular programming, which on...

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Win Network ; Place Life ; Show Secretariat

11th October 2010

Sony's The Social Network got more "Like" votes than any other movie over the weekend as it held on to the box-office lead in its second week with an estimated $15.5 million in ticket sales....

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China Blocks News Of Nobel Prize Awarded To Dissident

11th October 2010

China has imposed a total news blackout on the decision of the Nobel committee to award this year's Peace Prize to imprisoned pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo. Western news reports said that state-run television made virtually...

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Cnn Says It's Satisfied With Parker Spitzer

11th October 2010

Despite last-place ratings among the four cable news networks at 8 00 p.m., CNN is vowing to stand by its newly launched Parker Spitzer . Bart Feder, senior vice president of programming at CNN/US, told...

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Sanchez "I Screwed Up"

8th October 2010

Rick Sanchez made his first television appearance this morning (Friday) since being fired by CNN last week for calling Jon Stewart a bigot and implying that Jews controlled the news media. What he had intended...

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Sanchez Apologizes For "Inartful" Comments

7th October 2010

After days of silence, Rick Sanchez has released a statement saying that he phoned Jon Stewart "to apologize for my inartful comments from last week." His use of the term "inartful" will likely not mollify...

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Ex-cnn Anchor Brown Says Cable News Is Now Mostly Opinion

6th October 2010

Former CNN anchor Aaron Brown, who was fired by Jon Klein in 2005, a year after Klein took over as president, has charged that cable news networks have become bullhorns for political extremists. As reported...

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Parker Spitzer Looks Like Cnn's Latest Disaster

6th October 2010

CNN's Parker Spitzer , which received scathing reviews after its debut Monday night, flopped in the ratings as well, according to figures released Tuesday by Nielsen Research. The premiere attracted just 454,000 viewers, versus 3,112,000...

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Sanchez's Wife Comments On Firing

5th October 2010

Former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez has yet to comment publicly on his firing last week, but his wife Suzanne has. Writing on her Facebook "wall," Suzanne said that her husband apologized to Jon Stewart for...

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Rick Sanchez Gets De-listed From Cnn

4th October 2010

Rick Sanchez, host of CNN's Rick's List , was booted by the cable news channel after calling Jon Stewart a "bigot" during a radio interview and complaining that "everybody who runs CNN" is, like Stewart,...

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Unaccountably, Anderson Cooper's Star Continues To Rise

1st October 2010

Despite plunging ratings for his CNN show, AC 360 and criticism that when it's not covering disasters, it's focusing mostly on sensational tabloid topics, Anderson Cooper remains the fair-haired boy of broadcast and cable news....

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Curtis' Memorial Service Set For Monday

1st October 2010

Hollywood legend TONY CURTIS will be honoured by close friends and family at a private memorial service in Las Vegas on Monday (04Oct10).The Some Like It Hot star passed away on Wednesday (29Sep10) after suffering...

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Anderson Cooper The New Oprah?

1st October 2010

ANDERSON COOPER could take over from OPRAH WINFREY as the new face of daytime television.Winfrey is bringing to an end her talk show that first debuted in 1986, leaving a gap in the schedules for...

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Filmmaker's Cnn Sting Backfires

30th September 2010

Conservative commentators and Fox News are distancing themselves from James O'Keefe, the filmmaking activist behind the now infamous and discredited ACORN tapes, who allegedly tried to trick CNN reporter Abbie Boudreau into boarding a boat...

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Jerry Lee Lewis Gives Uncomfortable Birthday Interview

29th September 2010

JERRY LEE LEWIS is celebrating his 75th birthday today (29th September 2010), despite giving an uncomfortable Q&A session at Los Angeles' Grammy Museum on Tuesday. CNN report that the legendary singer-songwriter "sat at a piano...

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Ben Folds And Nick Hornby Write Bristol Palin Song

29th September 2010

Singer BEN FOLDS and novelist NICK HORNBY have formed an unlikely alliance to record a new album. The former frontman of the BEN FOLDS FIVE has collaborated with the author of 'High Fidelity' to create...

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Former U.s. President Carter Hospitalised After Flight

28th September 2010

Former U.S. president JIMMY CARTER is recovering in hospital after suffering an "upset stomach" onboard a flight to Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday (28Sep10).America's 39th president was admitted to Metro Health Hospital at approximately 11.30am local...

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No Lost Love Among Ex-cnn'ers For Klein

28th September 2010

Former CNN staffers and on-air personalities are shedding few tears publicly over the firing of Jon Klein as U.S. president of the cable news network. Miles O'Brien, who had once co-anchored American Morning with Soledad...

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Klass Propositioned By 'Newly-married Hollywood Star'

28th September 2010

British singer-turned-TV presenter MYLEENE KLASS has caused controversy by claiming a "newly-married Hollywood star" propositioned her during a recent lunch meeting and asked her to sign a confidentiality contract.The former Hear'Say star has been working...

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Seinfeld Roasts Larry King

24th September 2010

Larry King bravely smiled through an onslaught of jibes from Jerry Seinfeld Thursday night that would have rivaled any bombardment by insult comic Don Rickles. Saying it would be his last appearance on King's CNN...

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Cnn U.s. Head Jon Klein Fired

24th September 2010

After failing to halt an unrelenting exodus of viewers and taking a pummeling from cable news rivals, CNN U.S. President Jon Klein was fired today (Friday). The news was first reported by the TV news...

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Cnn Iraq Correspondent Suffering Combat Stress Disorder

22nd September 2010

Australian journalist Michael Ware, who spent four years reporting on the war in Iraq for CNN, says he is now grappling with post-traumatic stress disorder. (He reportedly left the cable news network last April after...

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The Things They Say 18095

22nd September 2010

"Short of being elected Pope, I'm not sure what job I could have landed that would have attracted a bigger reaction." British journalist-turned-TV personality PIERS MORGAN felt overwhelmed by the congratulatory messages he received following...

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Morgan Leaves Bride Behind For King Job

14th September 2010

British TV star PIERS MORGAN will leave his wife behind in England when he takes over the reins of LARRY KING LIVE - just months after they wed.The former newspaper journalist has inked a deal...

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Should The Koran-burning Be Televised?

10th September 2010

Hours before a Florida preacher said that he had called off his plans to burn copies of the Koran on Saturday, a senior executive at Fox News told the Baltimore Sun that his network had...

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Jolie: 'I Don't Have A Lot Of Friends'

10th September 2010

ANGELINA JOLIE depends on partner BRAD PITT - because she doesn't have any true friends she can confide in.The Tomb Raider actress is currently in Pakistan to visit victims of the recent devastating floods as...

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Morgan Crowned New Cnn King

9th September 2010

CNN on Wednesday confirmed that Piers Morgan will replace retiring interviewer Larry King. Morgan is best known in America as a judge on America's Got Talent (he also serves as a judge on the British...

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Friendless Campaigner Angelina Jolie

9th September 2010

Angelina Jolie doesn't have friends. The 35-year-old actress - who is currently on a visit to Pakistan where she is attempting to draw attention to the flood victims of the nation - admitted she doesn't...

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