The former president and chief executive officer of NBC Universal, Jeff Zucker, has been named as the president of CNN Worldwide.
CNN and Facebook have partnered to offer a social experience for CNN’s on-air, mobile and online audiences and Facebook’s more than 160 million US users.
Spanish news channel CNN+ is to close after Turner’s local partner Prisa pulled out of the venture. It is the first move after the entrance of hedge fund Liberty Acquisition Holdings into the Spanish media conglomerate.
CNN International has ceased broadcasting on Freeview, describing its 22-month tenure on the DTT platform as a trial period.
Holland’s largest cable operator Ziggo has removed CNN International from the basic analogue tier in a number of cities including Utrecht.
CNN International will cease broadcasting in analogue on the Astra position at 19.2 degrees East on March 31.
Livestation has announced that CNN International is now available in Europe, Middle East and Africa as part of their premium service.
CNN has opened a new state of the art production centre in the Middle East. The Abu Dhabi facility will co-ordinate seven regional bureaux and act as the base for a daily news programme.
CNN has today overhauled its website, integrating its popular iReport social networking feature, and carrying more video.