CNN lays off more than 40 senior journalists
Zucker aims to regain lead from Fox News
CNN has laid off more than 40 senior journalists as part of a reorganisation of its business by the company’s president, Jeff Zucker, reports the Financial Times.
Zucker is trying to regain CNN’s 24-hour cable news leadership from the Fox News channel. He has made a number of changes to the network’s programming, including new presenters.
CNN recently hit a 20-year low in prime time ratings in the United States, attracting an average of just 78,000 viewers across the whole day and 98,000 in prime time.
Source: Financial Times
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