Mark Thompson, the former New York Times and BBC chief, has been named the new CEO of cable news giant CNN, tasked with reviving a network beset by sagging ratings and falling profits.
The announcement followed much speculation in recent days, and comes after Chris Lichts exit in June. Licht spent a rocky year at the helm that included a divisive town hall with Donald Trump and the shutdown of CNN+ streaming service just weeks after its launch.
If you want an idea of Thompsons thinking.
He's pretty good at his job and really is not a zealot by any means.
You have got to be joking....Musk really showing his true colors now
Whoops another one
Russian sausage tycoon Pavel Antov has been found dead at an Indian hotel, two days after a friend died during the same trip.
They were visiting the eastern state of Odisha and the millionaire, who was also a local politician, had just celebrated his birthday at the hotel.
Antov was a well known figure in the city of Vladimir, east of Moscow.
Last summer he denied criticising Russia's war in Ukraine after a message appeared on his WhatsApp account.
I have no doubt this is a wave election. People do not vote like this for incumbents
She was an amazing actress, I hate 2020
Cal Cunningham up 49%-39% over Tillis in new SurveyUSA poll. He's *improved* since the texting scandal -- he was up 7% in the last poll.
Cunningham lost some ground with seniors, who I guess are used to having higher moral standards for electeds
Cunningham is losing ground with women and seniors since the sexting scandal but *gaining* ground with men and young voters, per this poll.
Well that is good news.
A Pres.at the end of 1st term tweeting this country's going to hell is a unique re-election message.https://twitter.com/rorycooper/status/1315636366261313536
I mean seriously Dude, you are not helping yourself..................