CNN As Metaphor For the Progressive Movement

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    Campbell Brown...Larry King...Lou Dobbs...Christiane Amanpour...have all left the premier left of center cable network.

    Coincidence?


    CNN's senior Middle East editor, Octavia Nasr...Jonathan Klein, the president of the beleaguered CNN/U.S. cable channel, is being replaced by Ken Jautz, the head of the tabloid-oriented sister channel HLN, the company said Friday.

    ...very popular and attractive anchor woman, Betty Nguyen, is leaving CNN news ...Another loss for the network: Abbie Boudreau has reportedly left....

    The channel’s biggest star, Anderson Cooper, is close to leaving it behind, according TheWrap.com....Heidi Collins, who had been anchoring “CNN Newsroom” during that time, is leaving the network.

    Tony Harris will no longer be with CNN at the end of this year.
     
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    hahaha, you left out Glen Beck. CNN needs another Anna Nicole Smith to totally put it out of its misery
     
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    What a lame premise. MSNBC has been steadily growing its audience for several years.
     
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    Actually, Beck left in '08, and the ones I listed apply to 2010.
     
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    (cough) Dobbs.

    My point was CNN has progressively cut out interesting programming for lowest common denominator sound bites aimed at nobody. no wonder they are swirling around the porcelain.
     
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    CNN sucks. They are almost as bad as Fox.

    In fact, they give Palin the most coverage on their website. She's on their every day for the most mundane shit.

    I stopped watching a while ago.
     
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    I challenge anyone here to turn the original post into a coherent argument for this being a metaphor for progressivism.

    Anyone.
     
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    Candy Crowley, Fareed Zakaria, and Howard Kurtz do a very good lineup of Sunday shows.
     
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    Negative. They're down from last year.

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    Someone please find a well done, through story on the impact the economic downturn has had on the poor in our nation and in particular the children. Progressive (liberal) MSM should have a few recent stories. Thanks.
     

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