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CNN Conference Celebrity: Ted Turner

cnn_turner1.jpgTed Turner is here! The CNN founder is sitting towards the back of the ballroom, blending into the audience, except for his colorful tie depicting flags of the world. During breaks in the conference, he is surrounded by fans who shake his hand and ask for pictures.

I tried to ask him about Al Neuharth’s suggestion that Turner should return to CNN: “Time Warner should try to talk Turner (he’s only 66) into getting back in the saddle again to see whether he can ride his misguided horse back to the front,” the USA Today founder wrote last week.

…But Ted said he’s not doing any interviews. We’ll see what he says Wednesday afternoon during the conference’s “Tribute To Ted Turner…”

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