CNN goes after Trump in wake of explosive devices
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's management has taken an aggressive stance against attacks from President Donald Trump after the network was sent explosive devices from a man who allegedly targeted Trump's perceived enemies.
The Latest: FBI says suspicious mail to CNN neutralized
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the series of package bombs sent to media offices and prominent people seen as critical of President Donald Trump (all times local):
FBI spokesman Kevin Rowson says evidence collected in connection with a suspicious package addressed to CNN has been sent to the agency lab in Quantico, Virginia.
Targeted by pipe bomb, CNN denounces White House’s rhetoric
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's president on Wednesday denounced the White House for its "total and complete lack of understanding" of the consequences of attacks against the media after the cable news network's New York office and several prominent Democrats were sent pipe bombs.
CNN chief Jeff Zucker undergoing heart surgery
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's top executive, Jeff Zucker, is undergoing heart surgery and will take a six-week leave of absence from running the news network.
CNN said Zucker made the announcement to his staff Thursday following a morning editorial meeting. His top deputy, Michael Bass, will be in charge during his absence.
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN chief Jeff Zucker sharply attacked the network's rivals at Fox News Channel on Thursday, saying that it has become a propaganda machine that is "doing an incredible disservice to the country."
CNN’s chief Zucker lays blame on Trump for threats
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN chief Jeff Zucker says the level of threats faced by his journalists is more serious than people realize and he lays the blame squarely at the feet of President Donald Trump and other politicians he says try to delegitimize the press.
Zucker called it "unconscionable and dangerous and they should know better."
NEW YORK (AP) — Some top people at CNN have come to Megyn Kelly's defense in the wake of criticism she's received for interviewing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, but say NBC News hasn't done itself any favors.
NBC's handling of the interview, scheduled to air on Kelly's newsmagazine at 7 p.m. EDT Sunday, has given fuel to the backlash against her, said Jeff Zucker, president of CNN Worldwide, on Thursday.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The president of CNN said Tuesday it was "shocking" to watch the political establishment's silence over President Donald Trump's attacks on the media, calling it an abdication of their responsibility.
CNN: Donald Trump attacks haven’t hurt the news network
NEW YORK (AP) — The president of CNN said Thursday that neither the network's journalism or business have been hurt as a result of President Donald Trump's attacks.
Jeff Zucker, president of CNN Worldwide, spoke Thursday at the same time Trump was holding a news conference in Washington in which he continued his barrage against media coverage of the administration.
Use of campaign surrogates puts CNN on the defensive
NEW YORK (AP) — At a time CNN should be riding high, the network is facing the biggest threat to its reputation since Jeff Zucker took over as top executive because of its liberal use of campaign surrogates like Donna Brazile and Corey Lewandowski.
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- The Washington TimesAnother suspicious package for CNN found in AtlantaOctober 29, 2018
- The Washington TimesDemocrats, media blame Donald Trump for pipe bombsOctober 24, 2018
- The Washington TimesJeff Zucker, CNN president, slams White House rhetoric towards media after bomb threatOctober 24, 2018
- The Detroit NewsTrump: CNN's Zucker, NBC's Lack should be firedAugust 30, 2018