Mag Pens Piece Blasting Ex-CNN Puppetmaster. His Allies Went BALLISTIC
Having published a piece in April detailing Don Lemon’s decades of insufferable behavior inside CNN, Variety’s Tatiana Siegel blew the lid Monday night off Jeff Zucker, the former CNN boss and puppetmaster whose allies engaged in a blatant smear campaign against his replacement, Chris Licht. Siegel explained how Zucker and a team of allies undermined Licht and Warner Bros. Discovery…
BREAKING: Chris Licht Is OUT at CNN After Failed, Tumultuous Stint
In news first broken Wednesday morning by former CNN media reporter Dylan Byers of Puck, embattled CNN chief executive Chris Licht is stepping down from the network and parent company Warner Bros. Discovery after a tumultuous tenure marked by his inability to have buy in from a far-left employee base still loyal to their former puppetmaster, Jeff Zucker.
CNN Boss Chris Licht’s Fatal Mistake: The Inmates Still Run the Asylum
Starting Friday with a 15,000-word tome by The Atlantic’s Tim Alberta, CNN boss Chris Licht’s legitimacy took on a deluge of water with one story after another seeking to end Licht’s tenure beset by a disastrous morning show, a lack of network cohesion, and sagging ratings. Licht was hired by Discovery head honcho David Zaslav to move CNN to the center and away from the permanent…
Fox: CNN Boss Jeff Zucker Banned Chasing the Wuhan Lab-Leak Theory
Fox News media reporter Joseph Wulfsohn found an anonymous "well-placed insider" at CNN who said in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, then-CNN president Jeff Zucker would not allow his network to chase down the Wuhan lab-leak story because he believed it was a "Trump talking point."
CNN Reportedly Wants ‘Cease-Fire’ With Fox as Zucker News Piles Up
With Russia’s brutal and unprovoked war against Ukraine having dominated the headlines, you may have missed some of the latest headaches for CNN, which has sought to pivot back to its past reputation and reporting of yesteryear thanks to the war. But in reporting from far-left outlets at Daily Beast and Rolling Stone, the headaches over Jeff Zucker aren’t over and, when it comes to…
Zucker Lover Resigns from CNN as New Details of Cuomo Assault Surface
The clandestine battle behind the scenes between CNN, former CNN boss Jeff Zucker, and former CNN host Chris Cuomo continued as two major developments dropped Tuesday night. The first was Zucker’s lover and fellow CNN executive Allison Gollust resigned from the company two weeks after Zucker was forced out. The second was a New York Times expose that revealed new details of how the…
Abrams Wrecks ‘Dishonest,’ ‘Reckless’ Stelter Over Zucker Fallout
Monday on his eponymous NewsNation show, longtime TV news personality and legal expert Dan Abrams hammered CNN’s Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter over his behavior regarding the ouster of now-ex-CNN boss and puppetmaster Jeff Zucker, calling Stelter “dishonest” for his defense of CNN as a legitimate news network and “reckless” for targeting John Malone, the top share in CNN’s…
CNN Host: Zucker’s Ouster Was DANGEROUS to Network’s ‘Mental Health’
Puck News reporter Dylan Byers had another nauseating piece Monday about the post-Jeff Zucker fallout at CNN and, after a clownish meeting with the D.C. bureau that warned his ouster was dangerous for democracy and left CNNers brainless without Zucker’s edicts, it was New York City’s turn. And, apparently, Zucker’s sudden resignation has been, according to Alisyn Camerota, “a huge shockwave to…
Editor’s Pick: Hot Air on AP Saying Zucker’s Secrecy Was the Problem
On Tuesday, Hot Air Senior Editor Ed Morrissey reported on the Associated Press concluding that the only thing disgraced CNN chief executive Jeff Zucker did wrong was to keep his affair with a subordinate a secret. As Morrissey observed: “Huh. And here I thought the lesson would be to not conspire with your paramour to turn your media outlet into a propaganda outlet for a leading politician…
Don Lemon Nearly Breaks Down Crying On-Air Over Zucker Resignation
Jeff Zucker was the venomous boss behind all of CNN’s toxic behavior but he was also everything to primetime host Don Lemon. He made that perfectly clear during Friday’s Don Lemon Tonight when he was so overwhelmed with emotion that he almost broke down crying on-air.
Amid Multiple Scandals, Is CNN Imploding?
Put me down as astonished. Over there at CNN – where I hung my contributor’s hat for 2 years (2015-2017) – it amazingly seems as if the place is imploding. As the world now knows, CNN president Jeff Zucker resigned this week, the news a bombshell in media circles. The cause as stated is his romantic relationship with CNN marketing chief Allison Gollust.
WashPost's Margaret Sullivan Blames Jeff Zucker for the Rise of Trump
Forget all of CNN's years of horror-movie coverage of Trump as an American Hitler or a Russian tool or COVID killer. What irks Washington Post columnist Margaret Sullivan the most about Jeff Zucker is her belief that he enabled the rise of Trump at NBC, and in the primaries at CNN.
It’s a Cult: CNNers Continue Worshipping Zucker Despite Ouster
Through a series of stories this week, it was evident CNN’s current staff have no interest in being salvaged as a serious news organization and anything other than a far-left propaganda outlet worthy of being some combination of mocked and ignored. Instead of seeking to move on from disgraced former boss Jeff Zucker, they’ve tried to canonize him as a tent pole of American democracy.
CNNers Show CREEPY Devotion in Soviet-Like Tributes to Jeff Zucker
CNN spent Wednesday in mourning as if CNN boss Jeff Zucker had passed away when, in fact, he was pushed out for having carried on an inappropriate relationship with fellow CNN exec Allison Gollust, calling him “incredible,” “remarkable,” “larger than life,” and “singular” person who brought “a clarity of mission” to the network. In other words, it was something North Korean news reader Ri Chun…