CBS News Chief Would Like to Buy CNN if Possible 1

FIRST ON TKNN: Speaking at an event tonight at the George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs, CBS News President David Rhodes was asked if he would like to see CBS buy CNN should it become available and he said he would. Rhodes explained his rationale by saying […]


Erica Hill Named Lead Substitute Anchor for CNN

In a memo to staff, HLN head Ken Jautz announced that Erica Hill is moving over to CNN as a national correspondent and lead substitute anchor. Hill, who re-joined HLN/CNN in 2016, has frequently served as a substitute anchor for CNN’s daytime programming. Hill’s last day will be Friday, April […]


INTERVIEW: Paul Farhi of the Washington Post

Paul Farhi, a media reporter for the Washington Post, was one of thirteen journalists recognized by the Newseum’s Free Expression Awards for his work covering sexual harassment. TKNN caught up with him before the event and what follows is our conversation (lightly edited for clarity). TKNN: Sexual harassment is not […]


INTERVIEW: Marisa Kwiatkowski of the Indianapolis Star

Marisa Kwiatkowski, an investigative journalist with the Indianapolis Star, was one of thirteen journalists recognized by the Newseum’s Free Expression Awards for her work covering sexual harassment. TKNN caught up with her before the event and what follows is our conversation (very lightly edited for clarity). TKNN: You and your […]


FiveThirtyEight Moved to ABC News

ABC News has announced that it will take control of Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight from corporate sibling ESPN. It was reported earlier this year that ESPN was looking at selling FiveThirtyEight but even then there was the possibility that ABC News would take over the venture. “In a time when politics […]