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CNN Set to Launch Nigerian Bureau

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CNN is going abroad and launching a new multi-platform in Nigeria. “This is a truly integrated role, and one that underlines CNN’s commitment to both Nigeria and Africa as a whole.  Stephanie will work across our platforms on both news and feature content.  In particular,...

CNN Writer Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against The Network

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A former writer for CNN has filed a $500,000 racial discrimination lawsuit  against the network, the second one the network has faced this year. According to Ricky L. Blalock’s lawsuit, the network “intentionally and willfully violated Mr. Blalock’s right to be free from race-based discrimination in his...

Trump Thinks He’s Going To Win the African-American Vote; Says He’s Not Racist

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What do you get when you sit Don Lemon and Donald Trump in a room? You have Lemon asking those hard hitting questions, like, “Are you racist” and Trump emphatically denying it. “I am the least racist person that you have ever met,” Trump told...

Open Thread: Is CNN A Reputable Outlet Anymore?

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CNN…really? https://t.co/kA92JOjL1x pic.twitter.com/juGp9AGrfE — Lauren Galik (@lauren_galik) November 30, 2015 The latest internet blunder to come out of Atlanta, surprisingly, isn’t related to Love & Hip-Hop, it has to do with CNN and the not-so-subtle prejudice underlining its coverage of the trial of one officer...

Does Journalism Really Need Don Lemon?

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Tuesday night, Don Lemon once again proved that both him and CNN definitely need to rethink their relationship with each other. Lemon stood on live tv and presented the world with two signs. One that read ‘nigger’ and one with the confederate flag, and asked...

Fusion’s Alicia Menendez Blasts CNN: Why Is Network ‘Looking For a New N-word?’

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Fusion host Alicia Menendez had a few words for  CNN this week. Addressing a recent CNN segment questioning whether the word “thug” was the new N-word during wall-to-wall Baltimore coverage, the Fusion host insinuated the network was exploiting Baltimore. “It’s no surprise — everyone wants to...