CNN analyst calls shooter's identity a 'distraction': 'Pronouns do not kill children, people with guns kill’
CNN National Security Analyst Juliette Kayyem claimed discussion over the Nashville school shooter's transgender identity is a "distraction" from the guns used in the killings.foxnews.com
Don Lemon seemed roasted at Oscars by Michelle Yeoh: 'Don't let anybody tell you you're ever past your prime'
Oscar winner Michelle Yeoh told women they should never listen to critics telling them they're past their "prime," in comments that some are interpreting as a jab at CNN's Don Lemon.foxnews.com
Russia halts New START nuclear treaty participation, groups fight Biden's Title IX reg and more top headlines
Continue reading …CUTTING CLASS - Catholic university ready to ax core majors like theology, English to fund more popular programs. Continue reading …'NO DEFENDERS' - Don Lemon's job safe for now, but CNN insiders say he's not worth the trouble. Continue reading …-POLITICSOUT OF THE FRAY - Potential 2024 rivals take swipes at DeSantis as he racks up wins. Continue reading …‘DESTRUCTIVE AND WRONG’ - GOP gov turns on Marjorie Taylor Greene over 'evil' call for 'national divorce.' Continue reading …BACKING HIM UP - Joe Rogan defends DeSantis from Trump name-calling, says success in Florida is ‘unparalleled.’ Continue reading …‘BENEATH A NEWS NETWORK’ - MSNBC guest ripped for 'overt racism' toward Nikki Haley.foxnews.com
Don Lemon to return to CNN, undergo 'formal training'
CNN chief executive Chris Licht said in an email to employees Monday night that anchor Don Lemon will return to work Wednesday and will receive “formal training” in the aftermath of his on-air comments about Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley.
Don Lemon Benched on Monday Over Sexist Remark Scandal, Insiders Say
REUTERS/Mike SegarDon Lemon will not appear Monday on CNN This Morning as his future on the show continues to be discussed at the highest levels within the network, according to two people familiar with the matter.Lemon, who was forced to make a groveling apology to CNN staffers on Friday after making offensive remarks about women and aging, had been scheduled to anchor This Morning alongside co-hosts Poppy Harlow and Kaitlan Collins, according to a copy of the CNN anchor schedule obtained and rnews.yahoo.com
CNN's Don Lemon regrets saying Nikki Haley past her 'prime'
Don Lemon startled some colleagues on CNN's morning show Thursday with his implication that Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley, at age 51, was past her prime. Lemon, with “CNN This Morning” co-hosts Poppy Harlow and Kaitlan Collins, was discussing Haley's suggestion a day earlier that politicians over age 75 should be subject to mandatory mental competency tests. President Joe Biden is 80 while another GOP presidential candidate, former President Donald Trump, is 76.news.yahoo.com
Don Lemon Annoys Female Colleagues Again With ‘Completely Offensive’ Remarks
CNNDon Lemon just can’t help himself, it seems.The veteran CNN anchor caused noticeable tension on the CNN This Morning set Thursday when he oddly suggested GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley wasn’t in her “prime” and, therefore, should be careful when using that word to judge other politicians.The exchange harkened back to other awkward moments Lemon has had with his female colleagues since moving to CNN’s new morning lineup, which has prompted concerns about the team’s chemistry amid continews.yahoo.com
CNN boss Chris Licht knows his morning show 'needs to improve' regardless of past Don Lemon drama, sources say
CNN insiders tell Fox News Digital Chris Licht knows his marquee morning show is in a rough patch as co-hosts Don Lemon and Kaitlan Collins are making headlines for a past dust-up.foxnews.com
Kellyanne Conway memoir 'Here's the Deal' coming out May 24
Former White House counselor Kellyanne Conway has a memoir out May 24: “Here’s the Deal” is billed by her publisher as a look beyond the headlines of the Trump administration and her family life, including her husband and prominent Trump detractor, George Conway.
Biden says getting COVID-19 vaccine 'gigantically important'
President Joe Biden expressed pointed frustration over the slowing COVID-19 vaccination rate in the U.S. In a TV town hall Wednesday night in Cincinnati, Biden pleaded that it’s “gigantically important” for Americans to step up and get inoculated against the virus as it surges once again.
Trump the dancer? His moves to 'YMCA' at rallies are a hit
President Donald Trump, a man who is famously particular about his appearance, is fully embracing doing a dad dance to the Village People's “YMCA” as the finale to his rallies in the campaign's closing stretch. Trump's rally dance has become a rare moment of levity in an otherwise miserable campaign year marked by a deadly pandemic, an economic recession and racial turmoil. Then order 'Dancing with The Don’ and let President Trump teach you all the hottest moves!" Dancing.”“YMCA,” widely considered a gay anthem, is a relatively new addition to Trump's rally playlist. Trump campaign adviser Jason Miller agreed to reveal the secret to an AP reporter “only if we first get a clip of you singing YMCA.”AP's Jill Colvin declined.
Costas joins CNN to talk on intersection of news and sports
NEW YORK Time to cut a conversation with Bob Costas short. The new boss CNN chief Jeff Zucker is calling on the other line. Costas, who ended his 40-year hitch at NBC Sports more than a year ago, this week signed on as a CNN contributor to offer commentary on the intersection of news and sports. My relationship with Jeff makes me comfortable with the whole arrangement, Costas said. But Costas has the hardest time justifying college football, a sport with constant contact, resuming when student attendance in general will be restricted at many schools.
Hot news cycle leads CNN to best ratings in 40 years
“The others in this space are political talk channels, and so even when they're talking about these stories, they're talking about the politics of the stories. CNN has its share of political talk, especially on its increasingly opinionated prime-time lineup of Anderson Cooper, Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon. During the breaking stories, CNN responded by assigning more of its top people, like Wolf Blitzer, to weekend work. It has simulcast the CNN International network overnight in the U.S., Zucker said. The ratings of the past three months proved those viewers still return to CNN when there is important news, he said.
Some New York news shows back, but many hosts work remotely
Monday represented a key phase in New York City's reopening, with many offices bringing employees back for the first time. Despite the CBS and Fox moves, most news employees continue to work remotely, and the television programs that originate here have a patchwork of approaches that have quickly become familiar. A majority of the show hosts on MSNBC including Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist of Morning Joe work remotely. Other morning shows have varied approaches. Hoda Kotb of NBC's Today show has worked out of that show's Rockefeller Center studio, but most of her colleagues are at home.
Trump as thug or hero? Depends on what network you watch
President Donald Trump walks past police in Lafayette Park after visiting outside St. John's Church across from the White House Monday, June 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)NEW YORK – It was a split screen for the ages on MSNBC Monday: on the left side, President Donald Trump talking about restoring law and order. “The president seems to think that dominating black people, dominating peaceful protesters, is law and order,” CNN's Anderson Cooper said. Trump has the full authority to use the federal government to go into states to restore order, Fox's Sean Hannity said. Criminals and domestic terrorists are using George Floyd “to try to murder America,” host Laura Ingraham said.