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Inside the Implosion of CNN+

David Zaslav had been chief executive of Warner Bros. Discovery for all of a few hours when he learned he had a problem.On April 11, the day his newly merged […]




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Chris Wallace Says Life at Fox News Became ‘Unsustainable’

“Before, I found it was an environment in which I could do my job and feel good about my involvement at Fox,” Mr. Wallace said of his time at the […]







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CNN’s Gollust Discussed Interview Topics With Gov. Cuomo, Probe Found

On a Saturday in March 2020, as Covid-19 was invading the United States, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo went on CNN for a live interview. Among other topics, he was asked […]




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Jeff Zucker’s Downfall at CNN: Ethical Lapses and Falling Ratings

The network president had spent years standing by his anchor. Now, feeling that Mr. Cuomo had misled him, Mr. Zucker was losing patience. He had initially planned to fire Mr. […]




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At CNN, Personal and Corporate Tensions Collide After Jeff Zucker’s Exit

One by one, the name-brand news anchors filed in: Wolf Blitzer, Jake Tapper, Dana Bash and some two dozen of their CNN colleagues, dejected, confused and ready to pounce.Their quarry […]




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‘Joined at the Hip’: Jeff Zucker’s Relationship With a Top CNN Executive

Jeff Zucker’s tenure as president of CNN ended in an abrupt fashion on Wednesday just days after he acknowledged to company lawyers what had long been rumored in television news […]







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Can CNN’s Hiring Spree Get People to Pay for Streaming News?

A couple of months ago, CNN’s forthcoming streaming channel was perceived as little more than a curiosity in the television news business: just another cable dinosaur trying to make the […]




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CNN Fires Chris Cuomo Over Role in Andrew Cuomo’s Scandal

As the gregarious and sometimes combative host of CNN’s 9 p.m. hour, Mr. Cuomo was at the peak of a broadcast journalism career that he had forged outside of his […]