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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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Multimedia Journalism

Multimedia JournalismStarting September 25, learn how to create interactive packages with photos, audio, and video! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to come up stories that would be best told in a multimedia format, and create original content for that package using photos, slideshows, and short video and audio pieces. Register now!