Everyone at CNN just got some really bad news about their future
CNN is in turmoil.
An ugly sex scandal forced left-wing propagandist and network President Jeff Zucker to resign.
And now everyone at CNN just got some really bad news about their future.
Jeff Zucker announced his resignation in an email to staffers claiming he stepped down over his failure to disclose an affair he was having with a subordinate, CNN marketing executive Allison Gollust.
“As part of the investigation into Chris Cuomo’s tenure at CNN, I was asked about a consensual relationship with my closest colleague, someone I have worked with for more than 20 years. I acknowledged the relationship evolved in recent years. I was required to disclose it when it began but I didn’t. I was wrong. As a result, I am resigning today,” Zucker wrote to CNN staff in his resignation email.
Zucker turned CNN into a left-wing entertainment channel that excelled in pumping out Democrat Party propaganda as well as lies and hoaxes about Donald Trump.
But a new day may be coming for CNN.
Discovery CEO David Zaslav will be the new top dog at CNN thanks to Warner Media – CNN’s parent company – merging with Discovery.
In an interview on CNBC discussing CNN’s place in the world, Zaslav made a candid admission about CNN working for the Democrat Party.
“We’re the leader in news to the Left,” Zaslav said in response to a question from host Joe Kernen.
“Definitely to the Left?” Kernen asked a second time. “Did you say to the Left?”
Zaslav did not back down and confirmed that he saw CNN as a tool for the American Left.
“Man, you weren’t kidding,” Kernen responded. Kernen added “that was an aside. I probably shouldn’t have said that.”
This is not a new position for Zaslav.
Last year, when the Discovery-Warner Media merger was announced, Zaslav promised a hands on role at CNN and regretted that cable news channels siloed themselves off ideologically and only served the interests of political parties.
“I think overall we’d probably be better off if we just had news networks in America,” rather than those with an opinion element. “But we don’t. Media tends to be a reflection of where the country is. Where the country was when we launched MSNBC was much more fact-based and less divided,” Zaslav told Deadline.
Zucker’s resignation is a chance for the new bosses to steer CNN away from anti-Trump fake news and pro-Democrat Party propaganda and return to the days of when the network more resembled a news channel.