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Fox News contributor says she turns to CNN if she wants 'to know about news'

Fox News contributor says she turns to CNN if she wants 'to know about news'

March 18 (UPI) -- A Fox News contributor was discussing media coverage on Sunday when she endorsed Fox's competitor saying that she turns to CNN if she wants to know about news
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CNN's 'Piers Morgan Live' to be canceled

CNN's 'Piers Morgan Live' to be canceled

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- British journalist and TV host Piers Morgan says his three-year run as host of a CNN weeknight talk show is ending, probably within four weeks.
Ann Curry's contract won't be renewed by NBC

Ann Curry's contract won't be renewed by NBC

Jan. 7 (UPI) -- NBC won't renew Ann Curry's $12 million-a-year contract when it expires, and a move to CNN might be in the works.
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RNC chief calls on NBC and CNN to nix Hillary Clinton productions

RNC chief calls on NBC and CNN to nix Hillary Clinton productions

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- NBC and CNN must ax programs on ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or face a Republican pullout of the 2016 U.S. primary debates, the GOP chairman warned.

Turner Broadcasting CEO Phil Kent to step aside

ATLANTA, July 17 (UPI) -- U.S. media giant Time Warner Inc. said Wednesday Turner Broadcasting Chief Executive Officer Phil Kent will move up to chairman at the end of the year.

New CNN morning show called 'New Day'

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- A new CNN morning news program hosted by Chris Cuomo and Kate Bolduan will be called "New Day," the struggling U.S. cable network said Tuesday.

CNN gets ratings boost during Boston bombing coverage

BOSTON, April 20 (UPI) -- CNN logged a 194 percent boost in viewers Monday through Thursday compared to the previous week with coverage of the Boston marathon bombings, ratings indicate.

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Board backs Dimon as CEO and chairman ... Boeing: 787 Dreamliner test 'uneventful' ... White House: China tech ban needs revision ... Chernin bids $500 million for Hulu ... News from United Press International.

Chernin bids $500 million for Hulu

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- One of the founders of video website Hulu, Peter Chernin, has offered more than $500 million for the U.S. company, an executive close to the talks said.

O'Brien leaves CNN's 'Starting Point'

ATLANTA, March 31 (UPI) -- CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien has left the cable news channel's "Starting Point" after being with the show for more than a year, officials said.

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Jeff Zucker to head up CNN

Jeff Zucker to head up CNN

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Former NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker will serve as president of CNN Worldwide, starting in January, the cable news agency announced Thursday.
Jeff Zucker up for top CNN post

Jeff Zucker up for top CNN post

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Former NBCUniversal boss Jeff Zucker is in talks to succeed outgoing CNN President and Chief Executive Jim Walton, the Los Angeles Times said Tuesday.
Couric's new show to debut in September

Couric's new show to debut in September

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- Broadcast journalist Katie Couric says her new weekday talk show "Katie" will start taping in New York this September.
NBC exec says it overpaid for Globes

NBC exec says it overpaid for Globes

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A West Coast NBC executive said he thought the Peacock Network paid too much in the 2010 long-term deal to keep the Golden Globes show airing on the network.
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Jeff Zucker arrives for the premiere of "Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story" at The Beekman Theater in New York on April 13, 2005. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Jeffrey "Jeff" Zucker (born April 9, 1965) is an American television executive and former President and CEO of NBC Universal.

Zucker was born to Jewish-American parents in Homestead, Florida, near Miami. His father was a cardiologist, and his mother, Arlene, was a school teacher. He has a younger sister, Pam.

He was captain of the North Miami Senior High School tennis team, editor of the school paper, and a teenage freelance reporter ("stringer") for The Miami Herald. The 5-foot-6-inch (1.68 m) Zucker also served as president of his senior class, running on the slogan: "The little man with the big ideas." Before college, he took part in Northwestern University's National High School Institute program for journalism.

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