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FOX News Digital surpasses CNN with total digital multiplatform unique visitors

FOX News Digital finished February leading CNN with total digital multiplatform unique visitors for the first time ever, according to Comscore. Additionally, FOX News Digital also led news brands with multiplatform views and minutes. FOX News Digital closed out the month reaching 3.1 billion total multiplatform minutes, 1.6 billion total multiplatform views, and 115 million […]

March 19, 2024

CNN’s This Morning comes home to Atlanta

There was a time when all of CNN’s output came from Atlanta. It also had major news bureaux in London (for CNN International) as well as Washington DC (for US politics) and New York (for US business). But in a major move CNN is moving its important This Morning show from New York to CNN’s […]

February 6, 2024By Chris Forrester

CNN bounces back in US ratings

CNN has regained its once routine top position amongst cable TV broadcasters. CNN reports that the news channel was in the Top 5 stations overall in January, with viewership up 15 per cent over near-rival MSNBC, quoting Nielsen data and Comscore numbers. In the first month of this US presidential election year, CNN says its […]

February 1, 2024By Chris Forrester

Quicklink introduces SMPTE ST 2110 support for Quicklink TX

Quicklink, providers of remote production solutions, has announced the launch of the Quicklink TX (Skype TX) 2110, bringing the integration of Skype and Microsoft Teams callers into ST 2110 media workflows. This new support enables the globally adopted Quicklink TX solution to integrate seamlessly with uncompressed IP video workflows conforming to the SMPTE ST 2110 […]

January 29, 2024

CNN’s survival plan under Thompson

Sir Mark Thompson, who was previously director general of the BBC and also CEO at The New York Times, was appointed Chairman, CEO and Editor in Chief at CNN – owned by Warner Bros Discovery – in August 2023. Thompson’s plan has been outlined to staff at the global news broadcaster in a 100-day report […]

January 19, 2024By Chris Forrester

FOX News Digital ends 2023 as top news brand with multiplatform views

FOX News Digital closed out calendar year 2023 as the top-performing news brand with multiplatform views and minutes, while seeing 9% growth with views and 6% growth with minutes year-over-year, according to Comscore. For the year, FOX News Digital secured 20.2 billion multiplatform views, over 36.9 billion multiplatform minutes and averaged 93.7 million monthly multiplatform […]

January 17, 2024

Ravid joins CNN

Barak Ravid is joining CNN as a political and foreign policy analyst. Ravid is currently a politics reporter and Middle East expert for Axios covering foreign policy and the 2024 election. Ravid also writes for Walla News in Israel.  Ravid was previously a contributing correspondent for Axios between 2020 and 2023 stationed in Israel, where […]

November 28, 2023

Zucker to land at Telegraph

Former president of CNN Jeff Zucker is poised to become an unlikely mogul of a British press baron as he nears an agreement to gain control of The Daily Telegraph, the right-leaning UK broadsheet. Sister publication, The Spectator, a conservative magazine and one of Britain’s more prestigious media properties, would also come under the deal […]

November 22, 2023

WBD Q3: Revenues slightly up despite DTC sub losses

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30th 2023. David Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer of WBD, commented: “I am very pleased with the strong financial results that our company delivered in Q3, underscored by 22 per cent growth in Adjusted EBITDA and over $2 billion (€1.87bn) in […]

November 8, 2023

CNN boss: “We’re not ready for future”

CNN’s new boss, Mark Thompson, has told staff that the long-established news channel is “not ready for the future”. The blunt message came in a video message to staff on his first day in the job. Thompson, a veteran of the BBC (where he was Director General) and more recently as CEO at the New […]

October 10, 2023By Chris Forrester