Turner Considered Launching Conservative News Network

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Ted Turner is a pretty good prognosticator.

Years before Rupert Murdoch launched Fox News, Turner thought the biggest threat to his CNN operation would come from “a right-wing news alternative,” he said Wednesday.

Turner even thought about making his Headline News Network into a conservative alternative to CNN before Fox was launched, Turner told a Galloway School audience in Atlanta.

But, he decided against the idea. More…