CNN wins go-ahead to test drones for news

2015-01-14 07:51

CNN has said it has reached agreement with US aviation regulators to test drones for news gathering in the US.

Drunk CNN TV reporter sued for biting rage

2014-08-06 10:13

CNN is being sued for $1m after CNN International (DStv 401) correspondent Arwa Damon allegedly attacked medics at the American embassy in Baghdad.

Turkey says international media spies

2014-06-03 16:09

Turkey's embattled prime minister has lashed out at international media, accusing news outlets of stirring unrest.

RT presenter quits on air over Ukraine

2014-03-06 07:18

An American anchor for Russia Today television network resigned live on air Wednesday in protest at the deployment of Russia-backed forces in Ukraine.

Syria group hacks CNN social media

2014-01-24 07:29

The Syrian Electronic Army has claimed responsibility for hacking some of US broadcaster CNN's social media accounts.

Foreign influx of TV reporters following Madiba’s death

2013-12-09 14:29

A foreign influx of international TV reporters is growing as TV and print journalists from across the globe are descending on South Africa to cover the death of Nelson Mandela.

Oscar-winning filmmaker backs out of Clinton doccie

2013-10-01 17:00

Oscar-winning filmmaker Charles Ferguson who was making a documentary about Clinton for CNN has said that he is backing out because few people would cooperate with him.

CNN denies Mandela funeral deal

2013-07-08 14:48

Broadcaster CNN has denied reports that it has an arrangement with the Mandela family to broadcast former president Nelson Mandela's eventual funeral.

Russia slams EU's Syria weapons decision

2013-05-29 09:04

Russia has criticised Europe's decision to allow the arming of Syrian rebels, saying it undercuts international efforts to negotiate an end to the civil war.


Ramaphosa on SA's challenges

2013-01-09 10:31

The new Deputy President of the ANC spoke to CNN on tackling inequality, corruption in his party, and his future in South African politics. Watch.

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SA man on Top 10 CNN Heroes list

2012-10-01 08:30

A Soweto man who runs a youth programme has made the top 10 list of nominations for CNN’s Hero of the Year award.

CNN slammed by US govt

2012-09-23 09:16

A State Department spokesperson has sharply criticised CNN, saying the network had reported on the diary of American ambassador Christopher Stevens after his death at the US consulate in Libya despite the objections of the family.

US envoy expects turbulence in Mideast

2012-09-16 17:08

The US ambassador to the UN acknowledges the turbulent times in the Middle East amid the rocky transition to democracy.

US TV stations falter over healthcare

2012-06-28 22:28

Complicated US healthcare ruling have left some TV stations with egg on the face as they tried to report quickly without waiting for the entire decision.

Piers Morgan bans Madonna from his show

2012-03-28 12:01

Piers Morgan has reignited his feud with Madonna by contacting her on Twitter and informing her she is banned from his shows.

Security agents raid CNN office in Lagos

2012-01-16 15:06

Nigerian security agents have raided the CNN offices in the Nigerian economic capital Lagos amid a nationwide strike and protests over fuel prices, a witness says.

Piers Morgan quits America's Got Talent

2011-11-10 12:37

Talk show host Piers Morgan has left the judging panel of the reality show America's Got Talent.

CNN buys iPad news reader Zite

2011-08-30 21:28

US cable television network CNN has bought Zite, a Canadian company that makes a personalised news reader for the iPad.

Charlize charms Piers Morgan in Afrikaans

2011-07-07 13:03

Charlize Theron has broken out into her mother tongue in an interview with Piers Morgan on CNN. Watch the video.

Larry King leaves TV

2010-12-17 14:01

Two presidents and four television news anchors have turned out to bid iconic TV host Larry King farewell. wins top award

2010-10-31 14:41

The Online News Association has handed out awards for excellence in web journalism with winning a top honour.

Piers Morgan is the new King

2010-09-09 09:20

British TV host Piers Morgan, a judge on America's Got Talent will replace talk-show host Larry King on CNN, the network has said.

CNN fires top editor over Tweet

2010-07-08 11:30

Washington has fired a senior Middle East editor after she published a Tweet saying that she respected a Shi’ite cleric branded a terrorist by the US.

CNN journalist dies from cancer

2010-03-22 14:28

CNN photojournalist Margaret Moth, who survived a near-fatal gunshot wound to the face in the 1990s, has died from cancer at the age of 59.


Photo journalist wins the CNN MultiChioce African Journalist Awards 2014

2014-10-20 17:00

Kenyan photo journalist Joseph Mathenge was announced as the winner of the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2014.

CNN could be worth $5bn if put up for sale

2014-07-17 14:58

If Rupert Murdoch succeeds in buying Time Warner and CNN is put up for sale, the 24-hour cable news network could be worth $5bn, according to an analyst.

Flight instructor who appeared on CNN fired

2014-04-17 19:00

A flight simulator instructor who wore casual clothes when he figured prominently in CNN's coverage of the missing Malaysia airliner has been fired.

Anderson Cooper apologises for bad quality footage at Madiba memorial

2013-12-10 13:52

Millions of South Africans watching saw Nelson Mandela's televised memorial service at the FNB Stadium marred by not just a late start but also video and sound problems.

TV host that dissed SA has another alleged spat in Las Vegas

2013-11-14 12:00

Former Las Vegas mayor Oscar Goodman is blaming his impatience on waiting for CNN's Anthony Bourdain for an interview on alcohol.

Hillary Clinton mini-series in the works

2013-07-30 17:30

CNN Films has announced plans to produce a feature-length film on former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who will be portrayed by Diane Lane.

Mandelas demand CNN funeral deal - report

2013-07-07 10:10

Members of the Mandela family have "demanded" that CNN be given preferential access and broadcasting rights to Nelson Mandela's eventual funeral, according to a report.

Video: US networks bungle Oscar coverage

2013-02-20 10:41

A South African reporter based in New York has been keeping track of the Oscar Pistorius coverage in the US - and this is where they're slipping up.

Bomb threat at CNN Center closes streets

2012-11-02 13:06

Police closed streets and sidewalks around CNN Center in downtown Atlanta as they investigated a chemical bomb threat, but found no such device during a search of the complex.

Piers Morgan bans Kelsey Grammer

2012-09-27 13:53

Kelsey Grammer has been banned from appearing on Piers Morgan's CNN chat show after running out of the studio minutes before an interview.

Kelsey Grammer ditches Piers Morgan

2012-09-20 20:35

Piers Morgan says that Kelsey Grammer "ran out" of the CNN studios before a scheduled interview with Piers Morgan after seeing a picture of his former wife.

Anderson Cooper: I'm gay and proud

2012-07-03 07:33

CNN presenter Anderson Cooper has announced that he's gay, saying he "couldn't be any more happy, comfortable and proud."

De Klerk taken unfairly out of context - foundation

2012-05-11 22:10

FW de Klerk's comments about the homeland system during a CNN interview were taken unfairly out of context, says the FW de Klerk Foundation.

Piers Morgan: Kate Moss is vile

2012-03-12 22:35

Piers Morgan has branded Kate Moss a "vile little creature" and believes Madonna looks like Conan the Barbarian.

Piers Morgan to testify in UK hacking scandal

2011-12-16 14:46

CNN talk show host Piers Morgan is set to testify to the British inquiry into media ethics.

Pregnant mom arrested in sandwich fiasco

2011-11-07 12:34

30 weeks pregnant mom forgets to pay for sandwich, loses custody of toddler.

Fox rivals cover News Corp scandal more

2011-07-16 07:21

Fox News Channel has discussed the British phone hacking scandal involving its parent News Corp dozens of times, but far less than the story has been reported on rivals CNN and MSNBC.

Piers Morgan unveils TV show guests

2011-01-11 15:09

Piers Morgan will be hitting the ground running with his new talk show on cable TV news channel CNN.

Media outlets partner with WikiLeaks

2010-12-03 14:02

The records exposed on the WikiLeaks website also reveal an extraordinary collaboration between some of the world's most respected media outlets and the WikiLeaks organisation.

CNN fires its US chief

2010-09-24 18:00

Struggling CNN has fired Jon Klein, the head of its US network. He will be replaced by Ken Jautz.

Piers Morgan is the new King

2010-09-09 09:20

British TV host Piers Morgan, a judge on America's Got Talent will replace talk-show host Larry King on CNN, the network has said.

CNN defends ratings free-fall

2010-04-14 08:35

CNN says it is in a "category of one" among television news networks in how it delivers non-biased news and promises to continue emphasising its journalism despite a ratings free-fall on its flagship network.

TV anchor eyes White House

2009-11-25 12:30

Lou Dobbs, the controversial former news anchor of US broadcaster CNN, is mulling a bid for the White House in 2012.

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