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What’s CNN Doing Wrong? What Can it Do Right?

The pile-on has commenced. CNN’s April ratings report — its worst in 10 years in one measurement — has spawned several CNN-is-terrible-and-here’s-why posts. Not one, but two HuffPosterse dug deep to list the reasons why CNN is unwatchable, while BuzzFeed, in typical BuzzFeed listacular style has found 7 Things CNN Can Do To Make Us Watch Again. Here’s #7.

Make Rachel Maddow an offer that she can’t refuse and keep her at 9pm: [A]s a broadcaster, she wants to reach the biggest audience possible. CNN, with their international network and ability to book diverse guests (Republicans) is a perfect choice for Maddow to reach that audience after her contract at MSNBC expires.

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Create Quick Video for the Web

Create Quick Video for the WebLearn how to shoot, edit, and encode online video! Starting October 4, write video scripts and story outlines, shoot and edit film, and broadcast your work on video-sharing sites like YouTube and Vimeo. Students will get hands-on experience with a Canon HDV camera and Final Cut in this course. Register now!