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CNN President Jeff Zucker: ‘We’re Not Going
To Be Shamed’ Into Covering Benghazi

Daily Caller, by Brendan Bordelon

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Posted By:StormCnter, 5/21/2014 8:16:46 AM

CNN President Jeff Zucker declared his network would “not going to be shamed” into covering Benghazi and other stories without “real news value” at an awards dinner Monday. Capital New York reports that Zucker explained CNN’s post-plane plans during an interview at the Deadline Club’s annual dinner on Monday night. “I don’t think there’s any question about our commitment to breaking news, as evidenced by all the questions about the plane,” Zucker told The New York Times’ Bill Carter. “So we’re still there whenever that happens,” he continued, “but we’re going to supplement that with some different kind of storytelling.” What kind of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: metalman2, 5/21/2014 8:25:48 AM     (No. 9856233)

This guy is really some kind of fool. How does he keep a job?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lydwho, 5/21/2014 8:30:11 AM     (No. 9856242)

In other words, "that´s OK Mr President we will cover your butt"!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mws50, 5/21/2014 8:37:54 AM     (No. 9856259)

Thanks, Jeff Zucker, for letting everyone know you have your lips super-glued to obama´s posterior.

I realize you leftards do not care about dead Americans, but normal US Citizens do care about the major-league lapse in judgment exhibited by this administration, regarding Benghazi.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JimS, 5/21/2014 8:40:39 AM     (No. 9856264)

So I guess telling CNN that they are failing in their responsibilities to provide impartial reporting of news to their viewers, and that they are guilty of journalistic malpractice is now seen as "shaming" them?
And Zucker says it won´t make him cover Benghazi.

Zucker, YOU HAVE NO SHAME. Nor does any other liberal.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 5/21/2014 8:44:15 AM     (No. 9856269)

Of course not, Zucker. We all know CNN has no shame.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 5/21/2014 8:50:56 AM     (No. 9856278)

So, CNN covers only "real news." Must be why its ratings are in the bowl-with-swirling-waters.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Axeman, 5/21/2014 8:51:33 AM     (No. 9856279)

I can infer more about the person who would go to Cnn for "real" news that I can from Cnn supposing to report it. I don´t remember the last time I heard anyone say "I saw on Cnn...".

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Reply 8 - Posted by: angelesgift, 5/21/2014 8:52:43 AM     (No. 9856284)

Zucker is a committed shill for the Dems, progressives, and other assorted loons. He´s happy to carry their water, and report what they want, even if it´s lies or exaggerations. Problem is, there is so little positive to report (and he´ll never report the negative), he´s reduced to the plane story non-stop, and boring what few viewers he had left.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: uno, 5/21/2014 8:55:44 AM     (No. 9856289)

The Øbamboozler is pulling Jeff´s strings, otherwise known as short hairs...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 5/21/2014 8:57:26 AM     (No. 9856292)

That presupposes, Mr. Zucker, you know you should be shamed. Reminds me of a three year old.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: RPool, 5/21/2014 9:10:02 AM     (No. 9856311)

Uh, Jeff, are you aware of your ratings at CNN? Do you understand the relationship between your ridiculous position and your ridiculous ratings? It is not coincidence, Jeff. Give it some thought as they are telling you something about your perspective of what is news. Think faster because the company can´t afford to have you around much longer.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bpl40, 5/21/2014 9:39:03 AM     (No. 9856351)

When Creepy Crawley cast aside all shame and jumped in to help the Communist Candidate, CNN lost it. I don´t know who or what can shame them further!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby, 5/21/2014 9:39:42 AM     (No. 9856352)

I don´t think all of the 12 viewers of CNN will care much about it.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: planetgeo, 5/21/2014 9:41:29 AM     (No. 9856355)

CNN is one Zucked up network.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Rama41, 5/21/2014 9:44:13 AM     (No. 9856360)

And I´m not going to be shamed into watching CNN.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: arcady, 5/21/2014 9:49:12 AM     (No. 9856371)

MTV doesn´t show music videos any longer.
Apparently CNN chooses not to show news.



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Reply 17 - Posted by: Udanja99, 5/21/2014 10:12:56 AM     (No. 9856409)

So I guess that, if CNN had been around in 1973, they wouldn´t have covered Watergate. Right, Jeff?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: jimmiet, 5/21/2014 10:22:31 AM     (No. 9856423)

Very soon you will no longer have to tolerate CNN in the airports.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Retiredhippy, 5/21/2014 10:34:08 AM     (No. 9856450)

So, cnn has decided that they and only they are the ones to determine what is news and what is not news.
i wonder if jeffy has bothered to notice how this business model has worked out for the ´old grey lady´

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Reply 20 - Posted by: comstock, 5/21/2014 10:34:29 AM     (No. 9856453)

Just proof that Zucker is a shameless tool.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 5/21/2014 10:47:25 AM     (No. 9856472)

Didn´t the Commie News Network (CNN) spend 24/7 covering every freakshow aspect of that missing plane just a few weeks ago? It was so bad that comedians were making fun of them.

CNN wouldn´t know real news if it bit them on the butts.

They have spent so many years being a wholly owned subsidiary of the DNC and covering for Demon-RATS in every bad thing they have done (and you know that is a 24/7/365 job) that they will definitely skip this real news story.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 5/21/2014 10:50:06 AM     (No. 9856477)

Yeah, but a minor burglary at the Watergate years ago certainly merited a story, didn´t it?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: farmwife, 5/21/2014 11:06:40 AM     (No. 9856516)

FTA:´but we’re going to supplement that with some different kind of storytelling.´

Yup, ´storytelling´. They should change their name to cable storytelling network,since they can´t be bothered with actually covering news.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: geo11, 5/21/2014 11:10:33 AM     (No. 9856524)

Good. You´ll continue to lose money and viewers. When they fire your butt, you will know why.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: StormCnter, 5/21/2014 11:21:51 AM     (No. 9856545)

#22, I appreciate the sentiment, but CNN didn´t exist when Watergate was happening. I believe it launched in 1980 or 81.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 5/21/2014 11:22:00 AM     (No. 9856546)

"We´re not going to be shamed into journalism."

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Reply 27 - Posted by: bugboy, 5/21/2014 11:43:40 AM     (No. 9856572)

Oh, hell no! Why investigate real news! CNN plays CYA for Obama and the Democrats.

CNN/MSM have become totally inept, of no value and completely without any justification for being called news organizations.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: faldo, 5/21/2014 2:05:18 PM     (No. 9856771)

Zucker, become relevant first!

Pride, shame and everything in between is an introspective undertaking for children.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: john56, 5/21/2014 8:04:08 PM     (No. 9857156)

God forbid they might have to cancel one of their cooking, travel, or forensic crime shows to cover real news.

But when a Republican is in the White House, watch for gavel-to-gavel coverage of the late overdue book fees the President owes the local public library.

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