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CNN (Cable News Network) is an American news-based pay television channel owned by AT&T's WarnerMedia.wikipedia
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United States cable news

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CNN was founded in 1980 by American media proprietor Ted Turner as a 24-hour cable news channel.
In the United States, early networks included CNN in 1980, Financial News Network (FNN) in 1981 and CNN2 (now HLN) in 1982.

CNN International

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CNN is sometimes referred to as CNN/U.S. (or CNN Domestic) to distinguish the U.S. channel from its international sister network, CNN International.
CNN International (CNNI, on-air branding simply as CNN) is an international pay television channel that is operated by CNN.

CNN Center

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Its headquarters at the CNN Center in Atlanta is only used for weekend programming.
The CNN Center is the world headquarters of CNN.

HLN (TV network)

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A companion channel, CNN2, was launched on January 1, 1982 and featured a continuous 24-hour cycle of 30-minute news broadcasts.
HLN (Headline News) is an American basic cable news channel owned by CNN.

Bernard Shaw (journalist)

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Burt Reinhardt, the executive vice president of CNN at its launch, hired most of the channel's first 200 employees, including the network's first news anchor, Bernard Shaw.
Bernard Shaw (born May 22, 1940) is a retired American journalist and former lead news anchor for CNN from 1980 until his retirement in March 2001.

Turner Broadcasting System

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The channel's success made a bona-fide mogul of founder Ted Turner and set the stage for conglomerate Time Warner's eventual acquisition of the Turner Broadcasting System in 1996.
Among its main properties were its namesake TBS, TNT, CNN, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, and TruTV.

Gulf War

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The first Persian Gulf War in 1991 was a watershed event for CNN that catapulted the channel past the "Big Three" American networks for the first time in its history, largely due to an unprecedented, historical scoop: CNN was the only news outlet with the ability to communicate from inside Iraq during the initial hours of the Coalition bombing campaign, with live reports from the al-Rashid Hotel in Baghdad by reporters Bernard Shaw, John Holliman and Peter Arnett.
The war marked the introduction of live news broadcasts from the front lines of the battle, principally by the US network CNN.

Christiane Amanpour

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Others include then–Pentagon correspondent Wolf Blitzer (now host of The Situation Room) and international correspondent Christiane Amanpour.
Amanpour is the Chief International Anchor for CNN and host of CNN International's nightly interview program Amanpour.

Burt Reinhardt

Burt Reinhardt, the executive vice president of CNN at its launch, hired most of the channel's first 200 employees, including the network's first news anchor, Bernard Shaw.
Burton "Burt" Reinhardt (April 19, 1920 – May 10, 2011) was an American journalist and news executive, who served as executive Vice President of CNN from 1980 to 1982 and the second President of CNN from 1982 to 1990.

John Holliman

The first Persian Gulf War in 1991 was a watershed event for CNN that catapulted the channel past the "Big Three" American networks for the first time in its history, largely due to an unprecedented, historical scoop: CNN was the only news outlet with the ability to communicate from inside Iraq during the initial hours of the Coalition bombing campaign, with live reports from the al-Rashid Hotel in Baghdad by reporters Bernard Shaw, John Holliman and Peter Arnett.
He was a member of the original reporting corps for CNN, serving as its agriculture correspondent after serving in the same capacity for Associated Press Radio in Washington, DC.

CNN controversies

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The network is known for its dramatic live coverage of breaking news, some of which has drawn criticism as overly sensationalistic, and for its efforts to be nonpartisan, which have led to accusations of false balance.
Sanders supporters were protesting CNN's coverage of the 2016 United States presidential elections, specifically in regards to the lack of airtime Sanders had received.

Peter Arnett

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The first Persian Gulf War in 1991 was a watershed event for CNN that catapulted the channel past the "Big Three" American networks for the first time in its history, largely due to an unprecedented, historical scoop: CNN was the only news outlet with the ability to communicate from inside Iraq during the initial hours of the Coalition bombing campaign, with live reports from the al-Rashid Hotel in Baghdad by reporters Bernard Shaw, John Holliman and Peter Arnett.
Arnett also worked for National Geographic magazine, and later for various television networks, most notably for nearly two decades at CNN.

Wolf Blitzer

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Others include then–Pentagon correspondent Wolf Blitzer (now host of The Situation Room) and international correspondent Christiane Amanpour.
Wolf Isaac Blitzer (born March 22, 1948) is a German-American journalist, television news anchor and author who has been a CNN reporter since 1990.

CNN Airport

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Since its debut, CNN has expanded its reach to a number of cable and satellite television providers, several websites, and specialized closed-circuit channels (such as CNN Airport).
CNN Airport is an American out-of-home television network operated by CNN.

Daryn Kagan

Daryn Kagan and Leon Harris were live on the air just after 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time as the second plane hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center and through an interview with CNN correspondent David Ensor, reported the news that U.S. officials determined "that this is a terrorist act."
Daryn A. Kagan (born January 26, 1963) is an American broadcast journalist, formerly a news anchor for CNN.

CNN effect

Coverage of the first Gulf War and other crises of the early 1990s (particularly the infamous Battle of Mogadishu) led officials at the Pentagon to coin the term "the CNN effect" to describe the perceived impact of real time, 24-hour news coverage on the decision-making processes of the American government.
The CNN effect is a phenomenon in political science and media studies which states that CNN's use of shocking images of humanitarian crises around the world compels U.S. policy makers to intervene in humanitarian situations they may not otherwise have an interest in.

Live from Baghdad (film)

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Time Warner–owned sister network HBO later produced a television movie, Live from Baghdad, about CNN's coverage of the first Gulf War.
Michael Keaton stars as CNN on-location producer Robert Wiener in Baghdad, Iraq during the Persian Gulf War in 1991.

Aaron Brown (journalist)

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Later, Aaron Brown and Judy Woodruff anchored through the day and night as the attacks unfolded, winning an Edward R. Murrow award for the network.
Aaron Brown (born November 10, 1948) is an American broadcast journalist most recognized for his coverage of the September 11 attacks on CNN.

Ted Turner

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CNN was founded in 1980 by American media proprietor Ted Turner as a 24-hour cable news channel.
As a businessman, he is known as founder of the Cable News Network (CNN), the first 24-hour cable news channel.

Carol Lin

Anchor Carol Lin was on the air to deliver the first public report of the event.
Carol Lin is an American journalist, best known as the first television news anchor to break the news to a worldwide audience of the September 11 attacks, reporting for CNN.

Corey Lewandowski

CNN also drew criticism during the election for hiring former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, who was still being paid by and was effectively working on behalf of the campaign.
He was a political commentator for One America News Network (OANN), Fox News and CNN, as well as a campaign manager of Donald Trump's 2016 campaign for President of the United States from January 2015 to June 2016.

Jim Acosta

While CNN did not publish the dossier, Trump criticized the network during a press conference the following day, and refused to take a question from CNN reporter Jim Acosta, claiming that the network was "fake news".
Abilio James Acosta (born April 17, 1971) is an American journalist and the chief White House correspondent for CNN.

Jeff Zucker

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CNN president Jeff Zucker defended CNN against the criticism, commenting that out of the Republican candidates, Trump was the most willing to give on-air interviews.
Zucker oversees CNN, CNN International, HLN, and CNN Digital.

Brian Stelter

CNN's media correspondent Brian Stelter noted that media outlets were interpreting the alleged recommendations as being either a genuine concern for AT&T's scale following the merger, or a retaliatory measure by the Trump administration against CNN.
Brian Patrick Stelter (born September 3, 1985) is an American political commentator and is the chief media correspondent for CNN and host of the CNN show Reliable Sources.

Leon Harris

Daryn Kagan and Leon Harris were live on the air just after 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time as the second plane hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center and through an interview with CNN correspondent David Ensor, reported the news that U.S. officials determined "that this is a terrorist act."
Harris started his career at CNN's world headquarters in Atlanta in the early 1980s as an unpaid intern while completing his degree.