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Current Italy to Go Dark After long battle with News Corp., channel will go off the air in Italy on Sunday

Current TV’s last-ditch efforts to save its left-leaning Italian-language network, Current Italy, have failed and the channel will go dark this Sunday, according to an internal memo sent out to…

July 29, 2011, 2:21 PM EDT

Two CEOs One Too Many for Current TV Rosenthal leaving two months after Hyatt took co-CEO title

Sources close to Current TV say that the departure of Current TV CEO Mark Rosenthal comes two months after the network's co-founder, Joel Hyatt, took the position of co-CEO alongside…

July 28, 2011, 8:13 PM EDT

Current TV's CEO Out Mark Rosenthal will be replaced by co-founder and former CEO Joel Hyatt

Adweek has confirmed that Mark Rosenthal is stepping down as CEO of Current TV. Current co-founder Joel Hyatt will take over for Rosenthal. "After six years as a board member and…

July 28, 2011, 3:47 PM EDT

The Piers Morgan Tweet Heard 'Round the World The short life and fast death of a rumor about the CNN host

If you were doing anything with your time on Thursday other than following every minute development in the rumor mill surrounding CNN host Piers Morgan, you would have missed the…

July 28, 2011, 2:17 PM EDT

Blogger's Claim That CNN's Morgan Knew of Hacking Falls Short Recording supposedly captured host discussing payment for hacker

The English blogger who has, for weeks, been accusing Piers Morgan of involvement in the ballooning U.K. hacking scandal, now says he is sitting on a recording in which Morgan…

July 26, 2011, 7:03 PM EDT

ABC News, NBC News Snipe Over Paying Sources NBC gloating over ABC's policy change prompts return fire

As ABC News moves away from checkbook journalism, its competitors are starting to gloat—and distance themselves from similar practices. “We were happy to hear about this change in ABC News…

July 25, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT

Piers Morgan Emerges as a Staunch Defender of Murdoch An unlikely position for a CNN host

Rupert Murdoch has an increasingly outspoken defender on TV: Piers Morgan. After a week of relative silence on the subject of the ballooning phone hacking scandal, the CNN prime-time host…

July 19, 2011, 8:14 PM EDT

Piers Morgan Finally Addresses Murdoch Phone Hacking On Air Breaks week of silence

After a week of silence on the matter amid a growing chorus of questions surrounding his role in the ballooning phone hacking scandal in Britain, CNN primetime host Piers Morgan…

July 19, 2011, 12:03 PM EDT

CNN Streaming Audience Will Be Tough to Measure Online chief says usage will drive better metrics

CNN’s online chief, KC Estenson, says he isn’t all that concerned about the fact that he can’t yet measure a new chunk of his audience. “To me, measurement follows usage,”…

July 18, 2011, 7:00 PM EDT

Andrew Ross Sorkin Named Co-Host of CNBC's 'Squawk Box' 'New York Times' columnist takes over for Carl Quintanilla

CNBC has named a replacement for Carl Quintanilla on Squawk Box, its morning news program: New York Times columnist and Too Big to Fail author Andrew Ross Sorkin. According to an…

July 15, 2011, 12:42 PM EDT

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