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CNN Announces Its Weekday, Weekly Schedule for CNN+

CNN+ contains live, on-demand, and interactive programming, offering their subscribers a whole new way to engage with CNN’s journalism and storytelling. 

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CNN’s streaming service, CNN+, will launch next week. The cable news channel revealed details about the live, daily, and weekly original programming schedule that is available to subscribers in the first month. 

“Our lineup of live daily news and dynamic weekly shows set CNN+ apart from anything else in the marketplace,” Rebecca Kutler, Senior Vice President and Head of Programming for CNN+, said. 

“Our world-class storytellers will inform and entertain our subscribers, and we will continue to grow and evolve in the months and years to come.”

CNN+ contains live, on-demand, and interactive programming, offering their subscribers a whole new way to engage with CNN’s journalism and storytelling. 

The schedule of shows covers news, exclusive interviews, and in-depth topical dives from several new faces that will join some of CNN’s most recognizable talent that will see them take on a new project.

“CNN is known for the strength of its original and investigative reporting, and at CNN+, we are building on this legacy with exclusive and in-depth access for our subscribers,” Jennifer Suozzo, Vice President of Daily Programming for CNN+, said. 

“Breaking news is crucial at CNN+, especially in a time such as this, and we’ll give subscribers a fresh and deeper understanding as stories develop and quickly change.”

Here’s the Weekday, Live Daily Programming Schedule on CNN+:

  • 7:00 AM EST: “5 Things with Kate Bolduan”
  • 8:00 AM EST: “Go There”
  • 9:00 AM EST: “Big Picture with Sara Sidner”
  • 11:00 AM EST: “Reliable Sources Daily”
  • 4:00 PM EST: “The Source with Kasie Hunt”
  • 5:00 PM EST: “The Global Brief with Bianca Nobilo”
  • 6:00 PM EST: “Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace?”
  • 7:30 PM EST: “The Newscast with Wolf Blitzer”

Weekly Programming Schedule:

March 29:

  • “Anderson Cooper Full Circle” – *New episodes Tuesdays and Saturdays
  • “Boss Files with Poppy Harlow” – *New episodes Mondays for first season
  • “Jake Tapper’s Book Club” – *New episodes Sundays
  • “Parental Guidance with Anderson Cooper” – *New episodes Wednesdays
  • “No Mercy No Malice with Scott Galloway” – *New episodes Tuesdays

April:

  • The Don Lemon Show – *New episodes Fridays
  • Rex Chapman – *New episodes Mondays

May:

  • “20 Questions with Audie Cornish”
  • “Cari & Jemele: Speak.Easy”

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Kara Swisher: Elon Musk “Has to Be” Rethinking Buying Twitter at $54 a Share

Swisher does believe a deal will occur with Twitter seeing Musk as its new owner despite these claims. However, she thinks the entrepreneur might have another idea: reprice the bid.

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Elon Musk made headlines a couple of weeks ago with his decision to purchase Twitter for $44-billion; however, New York Times reporter Kara Swisher stated on the latest episode of The Interview that the Tesla CEO is having second thoughts. 

“He has to be. This price is too high,” Swisher said. “[Twitter] is not worth $54 a share. It’s crazy. It’s like throwing money down a hole.”

Swisher does believe a deal will occur with Twitter seeing Musk as its new owner despite these claims. However, she thinks the entrepreneur might have another idea: reprice the bid.

“He should walk away, pay the billion-dollar breakup fee and then wait until it declines. He could pick it up for $15 billion versus $45 billion. That’s a nice savings. There’s a lot you can do with $30 billion,” Swisher said. 

Walking away from the deal for the social media company might not be easy. But, either way, Musk is undoubtedly taking a hard look at his bid of $54.20 per share by what Swisher is conveying, wrapping up that her relationship with the possible new owner of Twitter as an “up and down” one.

“We’ve had beefs,” Swisher said. “He hasn’t returned my emails. He usually does. He’s talking to right-wing people. He’s friends with Mike Cernovich. Good for him. He’s making new friends. I don’t care. I have four children; I don’t need Elon Musk.”

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New Texas Law Will Make It Illegal to Block, Ban Posts on Social Media Outlets

Texas lawmakers ruled last week that makes it illegal to block, ban, remove, deplatform, demonetize, and de-boost posts on social media platforms.

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Texas lawmakers have put Big Tech on notice following a ruling last week that makes it illegal to block, ban, remove, deplatform, demonetize, and de-boost posts on social media platforms with 50 million or more US monthly users.

The 15-word ruling will most likely set the stage for an intense debate in the Supreme Court and could further divide a nation struggling to interpret free speech and the First Amendment.

According to MSN, Texas’s law, HB 20, which seeks to address the perceived imbalance, was blocked in December by a district court judge who ruled it was unconstitutional under the First Amendment.

Trade organizations NetChoice and the Computer Communications Industry Association have appealed directly to the Supreme Court, according to The Verge. In a statement, NetChoice counsel Chris Marchese said the law strips private online businesses of their speech rights.

“The First Amendment prohibits Texas from forcing online platforms to host and promote foreign propaganda, pornography, pro-Nazi speech, and spam,” he added.

The Texas attorney general’s that the appeals court made the right decision and said it would continue defending the Texas law.

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Ted Sarandos to Staffers: Quit Netflix if You Find It Hard to Support Our Content

The Netflix CEO sent an internal memo discussing the diversity of its products and suggested that some content may conflict with people’s personal beliefs. 

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As streaming giant Netflix continues to hemorrhage subscribers, the company has reportedly told its employees to find a new job if they’re offended by some of the content that is being created.  

According to Variety, CEO Ted Sarandos sent an internal memo discussing the diversity of its products and suggested that some content may conflict with people’s personal beliefs. 

“Depending on your role, you may need to work on titles you perceive to be harmful,” the memo said. “If you’d find it hard to support our content breadth, Netflix may not be the best place for you.”

According to the company’s first-quarter earnings report, Netflix lost 200,000 subscribers during the January-March period. Some employees staged a walkout when Dave Chapelle railed against transgenderism. At that time, the company vowed not to silence its artists. 

Sarandos reiterated that Netflix supports individualism and respects the principles and values of its subscribers. 

“While every title is different, we approach them based on the same set of principles: We support the artistic expression of the creators we choose to work with; we program for a diversity of audiences and tastes; and we let viewers decide what’s appropriate for them, versus having Netflix censor specific artists or voices,” the memo added.

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