Only CNN Airs Harvey Resignation Live

By Brian 

CNN was the only cable news net to cover the Secretary of the Army Francis Harvey‘s resignation announcement live on Friday afternoon.

FNC relied on a 30-second read by Neil Cavuto, emphasizing how the Army will make sure “our heroes get better care.”

MSNBC reported the news 10 minutes later, and aired Robert Gates‘ press conference 15 minutes after it happened.

Update: This post was corrected at 9:19pm. NBC was the only broadcast network to break into afternoon programming and report Harvey’s resignation. Campbell Brown anchored a special report at 4:20pm, with Jim Miklaszewski reporting…