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 CNN

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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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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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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.

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 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

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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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ABA Techshow Blog Pulls a CNN-like Blunder

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First, both CNN and Fox get it wrong on the health care ruling. What’s going on today? And then the ABA Techshow blog declares, “ABA TECHSHOW 2007 Begins to Take Shape.” ” Five years after the event, it begins to take shape?

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Hollywood Docket: WME-IMG Sued Over Canceled Super Bowl Event

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Plus CNN is suing a consumer drone company for trademark infringement and The Blaze and Tomi Lahren have reached a settlement. read more. THR, Esq. Business Business THR Online Glenn Beck IMG Super Bowl 51

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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 and Jeffrey Lord Part Ways Over a Tweet

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to a liberal activist who works at Media Matters, CNN ended its association with him. After commentator Jeffrey Lord sent the words "Sieg Heil!" Mr. Lord had been appearing on the network to represent the Trump campaign and subsequently Trump

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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 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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Keystone Pipeline leaks 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota - CNN

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"Nebraska officials will announce decision on Keystone XL Pipeline TransCanada says it is investigating the cause of the leak (CNN)A total of 210,000 gallons of oil leaked Thursday from the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota, the pipeline's operator, TransCanada, said.

Mika Brzezinski Slams CNN, Calling Kellyanne Conway Interviews ‘Politics Porn’ | HuffPost

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Mika Brzezinski Slams CNN, Calling Kellyanne Conway Interviews ‘Politics Porn’ | HuffPost

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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

CNN Debate: Should FCC Boot Rush Limbaugh From the Airwaves?

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On the side of kicking him off the air, Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem. On the side of protecting his right to free speech, Marc J. Randazza. This is not the same debate over whether the subject of his diatribe has a valid defamation claim against him. I wrote about that here. Filed [.]. politics censorship Civil Liberties First Amendment Sexual Politics feminism political correctness

CNN Debate: Should FCC Boot Rush Limbaugh From the Airwaves?

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On the side of kicking him off the air, Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem. On the side of protecting his right to free speech, Marc J. Randazza. This is not the same debate over whether the subject of his diatribe has a valid defamation claim against him. I wrote about that here. Filed [.]. censorship Civil Liberties feminism First Amendment political correctness politics Sexual Politics

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.

John Kelly showed his true colors (opinion) - CNN

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CNN)On October 4, tragedy struck and four Americans were killed in Niger. John Kelly showed his true colors (opinion) - CNN ""Dorothy A. Brown is a professor of law at Emory University. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. For over a week Donald Trump was silent. On October 16, President Trump was asked why he had not spoken about the Niger ambush.

The dark racial sentiment in Trump's NBA and NFL criticism CNN Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large Updated 5:31 PM ET, Sat September 23, 2017

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Washington (CNN)In the last 24 hours, President Donald Trump has criticized NFL players who refuse to stand for the national anthem and NBA superstar Steph Curry for expressing ambivalence about whether or not to attend the traditional White House celebration for champions in professional sports.

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

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

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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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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How Cable News Channels Are Covering the Piracy Law Debate (Analysis)

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The Business Television Tech Business CNN Erin Burnett MSNBC Rupert Murdoch Shepard SmithEriq Gardner TV networks came late to the SOPA party, but now that they've shown up to provide discussion, how are they faring? read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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

Nancy Grace Sued for $15 Million Over 'Swift Justice' (Exclusive)

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Eriq Gardner The CNN host allegedly did not honor an agreement to have her long-term associate, Patricia Caruso, act as executive producer of her new syndicated show.

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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

CNN hosts flabbergasted by Trump’s inability to speak coherent English i.

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Dish, Chinese Broadcasters Sue Streaming Service for Piracy

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They claim the TVpad network streams Chinese programs in addition to content from HBO, BBC and CNN, all unauthorized. read more. THR Online THR, Esq. Television Dish Network Business

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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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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

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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CNN sues citizen 'iReporter' for saying he works for CNN

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By Eriq Gardner and Matthew Belloni EXCLUSIVE: CNN has embraced the user-generated culture of the Internet, encouraging viewers to send in news reports and featuring viewer responses on Twitter and Facebook. But the cable news giant is now suing a.

"Worst 100 days we’ve ever seen" CNN panel DESTROYS Donald Trump AFTER H.

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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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Marc Randazza’s most recent CNN column analyzes U.C. Berkley’s decision to silence Ann Coulter

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See Dear Berekely: Even Ann Coulter deserves free speech. There has been a wave of violent outbursts against conservative speakers during the 2016 election season, including violent protestors at Berkeley driving Milo Yiannopolous off campus a few months ago. Berekley’s reaction? When the Berkeley College Republicans invited Coulter to speak, Berkeley canceled it, citing the […]. First Amendment free speech Marc Randazza Randazza Legal Group