Category Archives: TV news

The secret is out: I’ve joined NowThis News

For the past several months, I’ve been working with a NY-based stealth startup. Now the secret is out: I’m the general manager of NowThis News, a soon-to-launch mobile, social video news network. From a work standpoint, nothing is more exciting … Continue reading

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A Salute to One of My Heroes: Burt Reinhardt

Ted Turner was the trailblazing visionary.  Reese Schonfeld was the brilliant, maniacal first CNN president.  And Burt Reinhardt was CNN’s godfather: a soft-spoken man of few words, great intelligence, and cutting candor.  Like a mafia don, Burt had a sly … Continue reading

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Hanging Up on Gadhafi: The Prankster Who Wasn’t

As Moammar Gadhafi fights for his life amid a bloody revolt in his country, I am reminded of my bizarre encounter with the Libyan leader. In 1991, as the U.S. was poised to invade Kuwait to expel Iraqi occupiers, the … Continue reading

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A Must-Read: Wendy Walker’s Fabulous New Book

For decades my friend Wendy Walker has been a behind-the-scenes CNN superstar. Now she’s pulled back the curtain, sharing her remarkable story with us.  Her new book, Producer: Lessons Shared from 30 Years in Television, is a terrific read –- … Continue reading

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