Ted Turner Seems To Blame Competition For CNN’s Tabloid Turn

By Brian 

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Quoting today’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

Ted Turner “expressed great disappointment with the way news is presented today, with more focus on the ‘pervert of the day’ than on the issues of the environment, nuclear threats and international affairs, which impact the entire world.

‘CNN International still does that to a large degree,’ Turner said. ‘CNN here in the United States has gotten a lot more tabloid. In all fairness, we didn’t have the competition that they have now.’

Turner also spoke “wistfully of the past.” More…