The Ticker: Ad Attack, Culture Shot, Anchor Out

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By Chris Ariens

  • Variety reports advertisers are having a hard time buying what CNN is selling. As the network diversifies programming and looks to boost rates, ad buyers are focusing on what it costs to reach a CNN viewer, when other alternatives exist.

  • NBCNews.com launched its newest section today. TheĀ Asian America vertical will cover issues of Asian American culture, identity, and experience through original storytelling, video, photography, personal essays, and more.

  • After 25 years at the helm, Jeremy Paxman anchors his final “Newsnight” on BBC News tonight. While he’s best known for his abrasive interviewing style, for his final broadcast, Paxman interviews London Mayor Boris Johnson on a tandem bike.

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