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Jeff Zucker on CNN's MH370 Coverage: 'The Audience has Spoken' - Posted May 9, 2014
Mashable's Jason Abbruzzese talks to CNN executives, including Jeff Zucker, about how the network has "embraced data to help understand not ... [TVNewser]

CNNx Empowering Digital, Second Screen Viewers to Customize Experience - Posted April 10, 2014
As part of CNN's upfront presentation in New York City Thursday afternoon, which Lost Remote attended, the news network unveiled CNNx; a new technology that empowers the digital and second screen viewer to virtually control the rundown of their news experience. The 24/7 program, which has been in th... [Inside 3D Printing News]

CNNx Empowering Digital, Second Screen Viewers to Customize Experience - Posted April 10, 2014
As part of CNN's upfront presentation in New York City Thursday afternoon, which Lost Remote attended, the news network unveiled CNNx; a new technology that empowers the digital and second screen viewer to virtually control the rundown of their news experience. The 24/7 program, which has been in th... [Lost Remote]

CNN Digital VP: "We've future-proofed CNN." - Posted April 10, 2014
At its Upfront today in New York, CNN announced the debut of CNNx, a product that offers access to 24 hours of programming and and the ability to watch news segments on demand. "As the Internet has come crashing into the television, we've future-proofed CNN," said KC Este... [FishbowlDC]

ICYMI: CNN Tells the Future; AOL Patch Says 'Goodbye' - Posted January 31, 2014
In case you missed it... A way cool futuristic new program, Dataminr for News, unveiled by CNN yesterday uses Twitter to get tipped off about breaking stories hours before anyone else knows about them. Our friends at ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Partners with Twitter and Dataminr - Posted January 30, 2014
CNN announced its partnership with Twitter and New York-based tech company Dataminr yesterday for ... [Lost Remote]

Facebook Releases Two APIs That Allow News Organizations To Tap Into Its Real-Time Public Posts - Posted September 9, 2013
Twitter has company in the real-time news-related social media arena, as Facebook Monday announced... [AllFacebook]

CNN Aims To Get More Social With Redesigned Site - Posted August 14, 2013
CNN is planning a major site relaunch for this Fall, and it is putting social sharing at the heart of the new experience. TVNewse... [Inside 3D Printing News]

CNN Plans 'Complete Overhaul' Of Digital Operation For Fall - Posted August 14, 2013
CNN is planning its most significant changes to CNN.com and the CNN digital platforms in more than a decade for the Fall. The channel is preparing to launch a redesigned site that not only looks different to users, but has a completely new back-end system that its editorial producers can utilize. "Peopl... [TVNewser]

CNN.com Getting New Homepage And Organizational Structure - Posted April 4, 2013
In a sign of just how quickly new CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker is moving to change the company, the CNN.com homepage will be getting a new look this afternoon, as well as a new organizational structure. The moves carry Zucker's fingerpr... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Zite, Kathie Lee, Language - Posted October 26, 2012
ReadWrite covers Zite, the social iPad app acquired by CNN last year. The story, unlike many acquisition tales, is a positive one. "There is a deep respect from me and the other CNN execs for the Zite team," KC Estenson said. "We are not bullshitting about how much we get along... [TVNewser]

CNN launches CNN Trends - Posted October 18, 2012
CNN has launched a "news discovery dashboard" called CNN Trends. The dashboard--which is based on technology from Zite, the social iPad magazine CNN acquired last year--aggregates stories from across the web that are hot top... [Lost Remote]

Facebook-CNN Election Insights Offers Real-Time Data On People Talking About Obama, Romney, Biden, Ryan - Posted August 27, 2012
Facebook and CNN Mo... [AllFacebook]

CNN, Facebook Partner On 2012 Election Initiatives - Posted July 9, 2012
CNN and Facebook are partnering up on a handful of 2012 election initiatives. The deal gives CNN and its anchors some very prominent placement in official Facebook apps and pages. Among them: an "I'm Voting" app that will let users share their views on politicians and issues. That app will also serve... [TVNewser]

CNN, Facebook Announce Several Initiatives For 2012 Presidential Election - Posted July 9, 2012
CNN and Facebook are gearing up for the ... [AllFacebook]

Matt Dornic Moves to CNN Digital PR - Posted November 8, 2011
One of our fishes is on the move. Matt Dornic, a FishbowlDC contributor, and before that co-editor since February 2009, is joining the CNN public relations group working with the digital teams: CNN.com, CNN Mobile and Apps. Dornic is also leaving his... [TVNewser]

CNN Acquires iPad News App Zite - Posted August 30, 2011
Previously rumored and now official, CNN is acquiring free iPad news app ... [TVNewser]

CNN International Digital Creates New Post for MSN UK's Peter Bale - Posted April 4, 2011
Former MSN UK executive producer Peter Bale joined CNN in the newly created post of vice president and general manager of CNN Internationa... [TVNewser]

CNN App for iPad Debuts - Posted December 14, 2010
This is CNN ... for the iPad. CNN App for iPad is now available via the iTunes Store, free-of-charge, and CNN also announced that its iPhone and iPod Touch app is now also available free, and an update will bring live breaking-news video to its international app. CNN App for iPad offers... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Vice Magazine Hooks Up With CNN.com - Posted January 20, 2010
Vice Magazine, also known as the Hipster Bible (we know because a hipster told us so) is now in bed with, uhm, CNN.com. Tyler Gray at Fast Company ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN.com Shutters Anchor-Driven Newscasts - Posted November 12, 2009
First on WebNewser: CNN.com Live is shutting down its anchor-driven newscasts as of tomorrow. WebNewser has learned Reggie Aqui, Nicole Lapin, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Reuters Reporter Upset As AP Breaks CNN iPhone App Embargo - Posted September 29, 2009
Have the tides turned? Bloggers honored the news embargo on CNN's iPhone app, which launched at 8am ET today, while the Associated Press did not. That annoyed at least one reporter, Reuters' Robert MacMillan, who ... [PRNewser]

CNN.com Looks for Love - Posted January 17, 2009
The relatively new head of CNN.com says readers visit the site, "more out of habit than they do out of love." And it's KC Estenson's job to try and change that. The NYTimes' Brian Stelter interviews Estenson and takes an up-close look at CNN.com. Stelter writes, "Last year, MSNBC drew more users... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Inauguration Notes: ABC, CNN, CBS... - Posted January 12, 2009
• ABC's World News with Charles Gibson will air an expanded, 90-minute edition on Inauguration Day, from 6:30-8pmET. The 6:30 half-hour broadcast airs with limited commercial interruptions, and will run in pattern across the country. The extra hour will be available live at 7pmET. ABC previously ... [TVNewser]

It's a Rick Sanchez World, We Just Twitter It - Posted January 8, 2009
During a CES panel today, CNN's Rick Sanchez was cited several times for his use of Twitter as a means of communicating with his audience before, during and after CNN's 3pmET show. We caught up with CNN.com's G.M. and SVP KC Estenson, who was on the panel, to talk about how... [TVNewser]

CNN.com to Partner with Facebook on Inauguration Day - Posted January 8, 2009
During a Digital Hollywood panel today, CNN.com executive KC Estenson announced that CNN.com will be partnering with Facebook on inauguration day — a venture that could break records, but could also break the Internet... okay probably not, but record traffic will test the limits. WebNewser caught up with Estenson after the panel.... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Tom Hanks Makes Surprise Visit at Sony Presentation - Posted January 8, 2009
Tom Hanks insisted he wasn't at CES solely to promote his upcoming Sony Pictures release "Angels & Demons" but rather, as repentance for choosing to buy VHS instead of a Sony Betamax, so many years ago. Hanks' introduction of Sony chairman Sir ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Ticker: ABC, CNN, CBS... - Posted October 29, 2008
> Good Morning America is hitting the road for the rest of the week, with the anchors dispersed throughout swing states Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Robin Roberts interviews Sen. John McCain tomorrow. Also Elizabeth Vargas interviewed G... [TVNewser]

Estenson Joins CNN.com - Posted July 17, 2008
KC Estenson will join CNN.com as SVP and general manager beginning September 2, CNN announced today. He will be based in Atlanta and report to Susan Grant, EVP of CNN News Services. Estenson currently is VP of digital media for Disney-ABC Cable Networks Group. At Disney-ABC, Estenson worked primarily on the web side... [TVNewser]