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Remembering a friend on this World AIDS Day

Here is one of the faces of AIDS: my long-time colleague and friend Cornell Marigney. Cornell served for years at CNN as my executive assistant. He looked and sounded like dreamy crooner Barry White. He was a prankster. We laughed … Continue reading

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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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Flashback: 1991 Soviet press credential

In 1991, I obtained this USSR government-issued press credential in Moscow just after the botched coup attempt to oust Mikhail Gorbachev as the Soviet leader. CNN President Tom Johnson and I teamed up with our Moscow-based colleagues to snag 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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Bernard Shaw’s Tribute to Long-Time Friend and CNN’er John Lewis

FOR JOHN LEWIS •  •  • Bernard Shaw CNN anchor emeritus eulogist •  •  • wednesday, august 11, 2010 5:00pm •  •  • nuuanu memorial park honolulu, hawaii on the air . . . he said—quote—“it is unbelievable to me … Continue reading

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