CNN Beats Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

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Television Television THR Online CNNThe network was sued by an employee who says he was passed over for promotions because of his race and complaints to HR about discrimination. read more. THR, Esq.

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CNN Faces Growing Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

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The lawsuit against CNN and sister companies claims that African Americans receive lower performance ratings in evaluations. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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Judge: CNN Must Face Lawsuit from Deaf Group

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Eriq Gardner CNN argued the First Amendment gave it a pass from having to contend with a lawsuit over its decision not to close-caption its online videos. Television Television Business CNNread more. THR, Esq.

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CNN Column: Garland Shootings

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” See We don’t shoot people for bigoted views, at CNN. Killing someone you disagree with is not “wide open and robust debate.” Filed under: misc.

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As coronavirus cases pass 200,000, more states are saying stay at home - CNN

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As coronavirus cases pass 200,000, more states are saying stay at home - CNN

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The Conversation On CNN's Hire of Sarah Isgur Flores @ConversationUS

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Sarah Isgur Flores moves to CNN. The Conversation examines similar media hires and analyzes this one

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Prediction: It's CNN — Not the N.Y. Times — Headed to Supreme Court in Defamation Battle

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Focus on what CNN is facing in Georgia — a dispute that's getting quite messy. Forget about Sarah Palin's case. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

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CNN: Ananta Bijoy Das, Bangladeshi Blogger Murdered – We Are Das

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My CNN Column explains. Bangladeshi blogger Ananta Bijoy Das was murdered today. Do not let him die in vain. Filed under: misc.

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Hey, CNN: Cowardice is Not Tolerance – Nous Sommes Charlie

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But when CNN […]. Guest post by Dr. Marty Klein The first issue published by Charlie Hebdo after a dozen staff members were assassinated is out. Instead of the typical print run of 50,000, they printed (and sold) three million copies. Newsworthy? Of course. Was the cover apologetic, conciliatory, or “balanced”? Hell, no. Newsworthy? Of course.

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CNN Exclusive interview with Sen. Kamala Harris (part 1)

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Latest CNN Column – “The Slants” Decision is all Sideways

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My latest CNN Column is a bit of a sneak peek of the upcoming publication of my thesis in the Nevada Law Journal. Filed under: misc.

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California Appeals Court Revives Discrimination Lawsuit Against CNN

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Stanley Wilson, a fired Emmy Award-winning producer, convinces two out of three justices that his former employer's conduct did not arise from protected activity. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

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James Carville, Mary Matalin Depart CNN

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CNN's commentator power couple, James Carville and Mary Matalin, are leaving the network following managing editor Mark Whitaker's departure. CNN recently hired a new president, Jeff Zucker. More here from the Hollywood Reporter

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CNN Staff Reporting Increase in Threats, Attempts At Intimidation

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From the Daily Beast: CNN staffers are reporting an increase in threatening phone calls and other kinds of intimidation aimed both at them and their families, which they see as linked to the administration's attacks on the media generally and

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CNN's Howard Kurtz Jumps To Fox

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CNN has announced that Howard Kurtz, the host of the popular media show Reliable Sources, is departing the network for rival Fox. More here from the Hollywood Reporter, here from Politico, here from Business Wire

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CNN Ordered to Rehire Over 100 Union Techs, Compensate Many More

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Television Labor Business CNN The National Labor Relations Board order in a decade-long case comes at a difficult time for the network read more. Turner Broadcasting System The Business Time Warner THR Online THR, Esq.

CNN To Begin Broadcasting Again In Russia

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From the Hollywood Reporter: CNN has obtained a new license to broadcast in Russia. The network had stopped broadcasting in January because of new legislation that banned commercials on pay television. The license is for ten years

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CNN's Internal Debate: Go After Bill O'Reilly Divorce Records?

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The Fox News anchor is resisting a bid to disclose everything from financial records to the medication prescribed to his children. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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George Floyd's death: Minneapolis police chief 'absolutely sorry' as fiery protests prompt calls for peace - CNN

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(CNN) Prosecutors looking at the death of George Floyd on Thursday asked the people of Minneapolis for patience while they investigate the case that has riled the city and the nation. George Floyd's death: Minneapolis police chief 'absolutely sorry' as fiery protests prompt calls for peace - CNNFloyd, a 46-year-old black man, died after pleading for help as a police officer used his knee on Floyd's neck to pin him -- unarmed and handcuffed -- to the ground.

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CNN Announces It Is Pulling Out of Russian Media Market

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CNN is abandoning broadcast in Russia, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The change in policy is apparently the result of new legislation that prohibits commercials on Russian pay TV beginning next year. More coverage here from Mashable, here from the

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Howard Kurtz To Stay at CNN's Reliable Sources

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CNN says Howard Kurtz will remain the host of its program Reliable Sources. This according to an item in today''s Hollywood Reporter

Will a Judge's Ruling Against CNN Make It Easier to Sue the Media?

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A defamation suit is allowed to survive in a defeat not only for the cable news network, but also for the MPAA. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

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CNN Attacks Benjamin Dixon For Unmasking Michael Bloomberg

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Nevada debate a disaster for Bloomberg, CNN political experts say

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CNN Column: What’s wrong with saying the pledge of allegiance in Arabic?

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My latest CNN column – sparked by a recent controversy, but illustrating an ongoing theme of enforced ignorance. Filed under: misc.

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Marc Randazza reacts to the Las Vegas shooting in his most recent CNN column

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In his latest CNN opinion column, Vegas based attorney Marc Randazza reacted to the brutal mass shooting that happened in Las Vegas on October 2, 2017. Fortunately, neither Marc Randazza, nor his family members or friends, were harmed during that tragic incident. However, as a First Amendment attorney and the managing partner of the […]. First Amendment second amendment Las Vegas shooting

America refuses to deal with it's brutal, policing problem. Video shows violent arrest of woman at beach - CNN Video

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Video shows violent arrest of woman at beach - CNN Video " (Via.

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#irespectmusic Blake Morgan on his CNN Interview and the Latest Spotify Debacle

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MTP: I watched your CNN interview with Poppy Harlow and you made some significant points that don’t get picked up much. Let’s start with the last one: Spotify could be the next Myspace. I think we all remember when Myspace was viewed as the Second Coming and then one year it just evaporated. I was trying to remember the CEO’s name. What about Spotify reminds you of Myspace? Blake Morgan: The false idea that Spotify is inevitable and gargantuan.

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CNN Suspends Analyst Roland Martin Over Super Bowl Tweets

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CNN has suspended popular analyst Roland Martin over some tweets he made concerning some of the Super Bowl commercials, particularly one concerning the David Beckham underwear ad. GLAAD (Gay Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) says that Mr. Martin's remarks are homophobic

CNN’s Jim Acosta Challenges Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Then Makes a Quick Exit - The New York Times

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CNN’s Jim Acosta Challenges Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Then Makes a Quick Exit - The New York Times

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CNN Column: What we risk when we ban racist speech

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Last week’s post “There will never be a n *r in SAE” has been sanitized for mass publication. See What we risk when we ban racist speech at CNN.com.Filed under: misc.

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Facebook removes Trump post falsely claiming children are 'almost immune' to Covid-19 - CNN

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Facebook removes Trump post falsely claiming children are 'almost immune' to Covid-19 - CNN

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CNN: Most young christians are actually massive hypocrites

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DeVoy CNN has a story about the hollowness of youth spirituality that is not terribly surprising, but affirming in some aspects. The Pros: CNN notes that most young Christians are callow and spineless, claiming to believe in their religion while doing all the drugs, partaking in the materialism, and having all the premarital [.].

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Kroger shooting: Man who killed 2 tried to enter a predominantly black church minutes earlier - CNN

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CNN affiliate WDRB described both victims as black. Kroger shooting: Man who killed 2 tried to enter a predominantly black church minutes earlier - CNN"A white man who allegedly killed two people at a Kroger grocery store in Kentucky tried to enter a predominantly black church nearby minutes before the fatal shooting, police said. The two people killed Wednesday -- Maurice Stallard and Vickie Jones -- were shot in the grocery store and the parking lot, respectively.

CNN Gets First Amendment Victory in Video Captioning Dispute

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The 9th Circuit gives the cable news network relief from one discrimination claim, but sets up a future showdown over the issue of whether websites are "places of public accommodation." read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. Television Business

Time Warner Beats Lawsuit Claiming a Pattern of Racial Discrimination at CNN

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A putative class action is dismissed by a judge who sees "conclusory assertions, rank speculation, confusing statements, and generalized allegations." read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

Time Warner Facing Class Action Discrimination Suit

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Television Television THR Online CNNIn addition to "glass ceilings" for advancement, the complaint also says there are "glass walls" that segregate the company into divisions in which black leadership is acceptable and divisions in which it is not. read more. THR, Esq.

Fox News Gets Support From CNN, NBC and CBS in Lawsuit Against TVEyes

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An important copyright dispute breeds strange bedfellows as a couple of TVEyes' own customers decide to argue the limitations of fair use. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

CNN returns to Wuhan after total lockdown. See what we found.

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CNN Sued by Former Producer For Race and Age Discrimination

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Stanley Wilson says he was the only African-American news producer in the western region when terminated read more. THR Online THR, Esq. Television

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CNN Sues Haiti Broadcaster For Using 'HLN' Trademark

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Eriq Gardner 'HLN' -- Headline News or Haiti Live Networks? read more. THR, Esq. Television Television

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NFL Star Sends Legal Threat to CNN Over Rape Movie 'The Hunting Ground'

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Jameis Winston says he's prepared to sue if the cable news network goes ahead and airs the documentary accusing him of rape. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

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Latest CNN Column – School Holidays and the Establishment Clause

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Friday, I published a column at CNN.com on New York City’s recent move to observe Muslim holidays, and why I think that is a bad idea. Why schools should observe ‘Day of the Dude’Filed under: misc.

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