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Category: Jeff Zucker

AT&T CEO Doesn’t Commit To Keeping Jeff Zucker as CNN President Post-Merger

Back in June, it was reported that CNN president Jeff Zucker was potentially being “neutralized” as part of the AT&T-Time Warner mega-merger. With the Justice Department needing to approve the $85 billion deal, the feeling at that time was that the Trump administration could try to use Zucker as a point of leverage for approval […] …

White House Reportedly Discussing Time Warner-AT&T Merger as ‘Potential Point of Leverage’ Over CNN

The most eye-opening revelation involved how the White House might be willing to interfere in a business deal involving CNN due to the president’s feeling towards the network. …

Jeff Zucker Defends Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones Interview, But Says Marketing Has Been ‘Unfortunate’

CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker, who used to be President and CEO of NBC Universal, weighed in today on the controversy over Megyn Kelly’s interview with Alex Jones. …

Jeffrey Lord Is the Washington Generals of CNN, And It’s No Longer Fun to Watch Him Lose

You don’t know of the Washington Generals? They are the “professional” basketball team that played exhibition games against the Harlem Globetrotter and LOST EVERY GAME. But! They weren’t playing to win (or even compete.) They showed up only so fans could enjoy the Globetrotters’ basketball hijinks without an opponent…that always lost. Which brings us to CNN panelist Jeffery Lord. […] …

A New Conservative TV Network Could be Amazing — But It’s Probably Not Happening

With this week’s executive shakeup, the chaos at the mighty Fox News Channel shows no sign of ebbing. Monday, reports indicated that even Sean Hannity, their last prime time host from the Roger Ailes era, may be gone from the network by the end of the week. We here at Mediaite even reported that he […] …