CNN sinks to new lows

CNN has recorded record low ratings in recent months, badly lagging Fox News and even MSNBC. Now, there are rumors that the network may be turning to ‘reality’ television in a bid to bring back viewership. Would the pioneer in cable news broadcasting really go down that path? Just over twenty years ago, when literally almost everyone was watching CNN during the Gulf War, such a thing would have been unthinkable. Love or hate the guy, it seems pretty obvious to me that CNN started to go downhill once Ted Turner was no longer in the picture. Whatever his ideological agenda, Turner at least was committed to running a serious news operation …

(NOTE: This posting originally appeared in the now-defunct Last Days Bulletin blog. It is Copyright 2012, Bay State Conservative News. Follow me on Twitter – @Sunking278)


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