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Current TV Appoints a New President Move comes just one week after the departure of the network's CEO

After the resignation of its CEO just over a week ago, Current TV has named a partial successor. David Bohrman, who just last week stepped down as head of CNN’s…

August 8, 2011, 1:23 PM EDT

CNN Chief Ken Jautz Says He's Standing By Piers Morgan But adds that it's up to Morgan to defend himself

The president of CNN's U.S. operations, Ken Jautz, says he’s standing by prime-time host Piers Morgan. In an interview with Adweek, Jautz, who took over the network in late September a…

August 5, 2011, 7:25 AM EDT

Piers Morgan Hits Back at Heather Mills CNN host questions accuser's credibility

CNN host Piers Morgan has gone on the attack in his denial of recent allegations by Paul McCartney’s ex-wife Heather Mills, who claimed Wednesday that a journalist working for the…

August 3, 2011, 4:04 PM EDT

Fast Chat: Piers Morgan's Nemesis Paul 'Guido Fawkes' Staines talks hacking and out-of-context quoting

Piers Morgan may have no bigger enemy in the blogosphere than Paul Staines. Though virtually unknown in the U.S., Staines—who writes under the pseudonym "Guido Fawkes"—operates one of the more…

August 2, 2011, 6:42 AM EDT

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