CNN to cut back on use of “breaking news” banner

This sto­ry, plus Gan­nett announces strate­gic reor­ga­ni­za­tion, Tomi Lahren to join con­ser­v­a­tive media out­let Out­Kick as a host and more, all in today’s media head­lines. Top Sto­ries Jun 2, 2022 Jun 2, 2022 Jun 2, 2022 Media Busi­ness Jun 3, 2022 Jun 2, 2022 Press & Gov­ern­ment Jun 2, 2022 Jun 2, 2022 Social Media Jun 2, 2022 Media Ethics Jun 2, 2022 Jun…

Cameroon Anglophone Crisis Receives Attention from CNN

A desta­bi­liz­ing war between the gov­ern­ment in Yaoundé, Cameroon, and Anglo­phone sep­a­ratists has been going on for more than four years. Hun­dreds of civil­ians have died as a result. Thou­sands have been dis­placed and are now refugees in neigh­bor­ing coun­tries. Most nego­ti­a­tions to resolve the con­flict appear to have failed. With each pass­ing day that…

Headlines Tag Late Tanzanian Hero John Magufuli with Covid-19 Stigma

The news head­lines fol­low­ing the pass­ing of Tan­zan­ian leader John Magu­fuli paint him in a neg­a­tive light. This is not fair.  Magu­fuli became pres­i­dent in 2015 and won reelec­tion to a sec­ond term fol­low­ing the Octo­ber 2020 gen­er­al elec­tions. Tan­za­nia is often hailed as one of the African continent’s most demo­c­ra­t­ic, polit­i­cal­ly sta­ble, and pros­per­ous African nations.…

As George Floyd Protests Rock U.S., Africans Vent about Inequality

On Amer­i­can TV, CNN’s Bri­an­na Keil­er summed up, bet­ter than any­one, what is tak­ing place in the Unit­ed States fol­low­ing the May 25 killing of George Floyd. You are watch­ing America’s reck­on­ing, the anchor of CNN’s mid-day News­room pro­gram nar­rat­ed. She went to list the many unprece­dent­ed changes that have occurred, so quick­ly, some of…

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Russian Trolls in Ghana, Nigeria — What CNN Got Right and Wrong

If you are an avid con­sumer of inter­na­tion­al news you may have seen the sto­ry that Cable News Net­work aka CNN ran recent­ly about Russ­ian trolls in Ghana and Nige­ria. This sto­ry is espe­cial­ly rel­e­vant for the Unit­ed States gov­ern­ment as it relates to the issue of med­dling in its elec­tions by for­eign enti­ties. But…