"CNN has laid off more than 40 senior journalists in its newsgathering operation – including a pregnant producer who was two weeks away from giving birth to twins — as part of a reorganisation of the business under Jeff Zucker," the Financial Times reports. You wouldn't know it from today's unabated, wall-to-wall coverage of the biggest story in the world.
CNN has Dr. Drew on talking about Bieber's arrest #hardnews— Rachel Samara (@RachelSamara) January 23, 2014
RT @Variety_AJM: CNN straight up sending text message alerts about the Bieber arrest. Yeesh. -__-— HuffPost Media (@HuffPostMedia) January 23, 2014
BIEBER'S TROUBLES: A CNN SPECIAL REPORT. I swear to God. pic.twitter.com/UqMlZv5mpK— James Poniewozik (@poniewozik) January 23, 2014
The show must go on — Poop-Cruise-level ratings are at stake.