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Heads are already rolling at CNN with top exec Jeff Zucker still fresh on the job. The network's...

Heads are already rolling at CNN with top exec Jeff Zucker still fresh on the job. The network's managing editor will quit and personalities James Carville and Mary Matalin are reported to be ending their long relationship at CNN. Though the Time Warner (TWX -0.9%) property suffers from embarrassingly-low prime-time ratings, analysts think the CNN brand (cable + online) still has great potential to generate profits if Zucker pushes the right buttons.
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  • Mary Matalin will be the solitary furloughed CNN worker who did not vote for Obama.
    29 Jan 2013, 11:22 AM Reply Like
  • Fox News, "Fair and Balanced"; MSNBC, "Lean Forward"; CNN, "Always Moral Equivalency." If it were a good news channel, like it used to be, it might do okay. But a focus on politics without the guts to speak truth to power is not a winning recipe.
    29 Jan 2013, 11:24 AM Reply Like
  • The low ratings is because CNN is moderate, not extreme. People love only hearing themselves, so they tune to extreme channels like FoxNews (with people like Hannity) or MSNBC (with people like Al Sharpton).

     

    To increase ratings, they need to make it into more generic news instead of just politics focused.
    29 Jan 2013, 11:30 AM Reply Like
  • MSNBC with Big Al is a joke. First off he is VERY hard to understand. Being older I have trouble hearing a clear speaker but he is over the top. His mumbling drives me nuts. How he got the job is wayyyy beyond me. lol
    29 Jan 2013, 01:30 PM Reply Like
  • People tune in Fox because they go behind the scenes and the new is reported the same day it happens.
    CNN misses the behind the scenes news or NEVER reports it.
    29 Jan 2013, 01:27 PM Reply Like
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