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Topic: Cnn

6 Months In, CNN's Great Big Story Videos Are Drawing 40 Million Views a Month

The startup is a hit with millennials

"This is not about CNN. This is not about news," said CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker. "It's about the first company that we have launched in 35 years that does…

CNN Is Joining the NewFronts as It Pushes Further Into Digital Video

Activision Blizzard also looks to tout eSports to buyers

The two newest participants in the Digital Content NewFronts are among the oldest companies taking part in the two-week advertising bazaar. CNN, founded in 1980, and Activision Blizzard, which has roots…

How CNN Raided the Competition to Raise Its Politics Game

Doubled staff with hires from Politico and The Hill

In the run-up to the 2016 election, CNN worldwide president Jeff Zucker made the decision to go "all in" on politics—on television, sure, but also online. "Our digital coverage needed…

The Donald Trump Decoder: Adweek's Guide to the Man and His Brands

And how they've fared during his controversial candidacy

It comes as little surprise that the most Googled questions about the GOP presidential front-runner include "What did Donald Trump say yesterday?" and "What did Donald Trump say now?" Despite—or…

Here’s How ESPN NFL Host Suzy Kolber Got Her First Big Break

From local TV to the 'Worldwide Leader'

ESPN's Suzy Kolber is a pioneer among women in sports media regardless of whether or not she wants to admit it. Kolber is a legitimate NFL mind, respected across the…

Why ESPN Isn't Worried About New Year's Eve Competition for the College Football Playoff

Will viewers choose Alabama-Michigan State or Ryan Seacrest?

As throngs of people pack together like sardines in Times Square and various restaurants and bars across the eastern U.S., two powerhouse college football programs will be fighting for a…

Nightly Show Host Larry Wilmore on the Difference Between Trolling and Lurking

Plus, how he feels about satirizing this election season

Specs Age 54 Claim to fame Host of Comedy Central's The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore (Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 p.m.) Base New York Twitter @LarryWilmore Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the morning? Larry…

Why Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel Is Our Digital Executive of the Year

He helms the hottest brand on the planet

The early chapters of Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's public life have arguably made for a modern-day Silicon Valley soap opera. For a couple of years, the main storyline was his lawsuit…

How Roger Ailes Built Fox News Into a Media Powerhouse

And why he would never be a political candidate like Trump

Roger Ailes' first moon shot came when he was 29 years old. He was in the Oval Office setting up the first interplanetary split screen. "Eagle" had just landed on…

How CNN Anchor Don Lemon’s Love for Food Helped Him Decide to Move to Harlem

When he knew he wanted to be a TV newsman and more

Don Lemon is the hip, skateboarding and often polarizing host of CNN Tonight, which airs weeknights at 10 p.m. ET (9 p.m. on Fridays). For the latest installment of our…

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