Nov 12, 2014

CNN to end broadcasting in Russia due to media law change

The international news channel CNN says it will halt broadcasting in Russia due to recent changes in media legislation. Turner International, which operates CNN, announced the move in a statement Tuesday. It didn’t elaborate on the background to the decision, but appeared to refer ...

Oct 7, 2014

Turner Broadcasting cutting 1,475 jobs

Turner Broadcasting, the parent of the CNN, TBS and TNT networks, is eliminating about 1,475 jobs, or about 10 percent of its total employees. Monday’s announcement follows an offer of voluntary buyouts to 600 veteran employees in August, part of an overall cost-cutting effort ...

Turner Broadcasting offering buyouts

Aug 27, 2014

Turner Broadcasting offering buyouts

The corporate parent of CNN, TNT and TBS on Tuesday offered voluntary buyouts to 600 veteran employees, part of an overall cost-cutting effort at the Atlanta-based broadcasting company founded by Ted Turner. The offer went out to U.S.-based employees who are over 55 and ...

Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

Apr 21, 2014

Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there’s just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that’s why the saga of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has continued to rivet the country ...

Aug 6, 2013

Don't 'promote' Clinton: GOP to networks

The Republican Party on Monday threatened to prevent two U.S. television networks from carrying party primary debates if they don’t abandon planned documentaries on Hillary Rodham Clinton. NBC Entertainment is planning a miniseries and CNN is working on a documentary about the Democratic former ...