Inside the chaotic collapse of CNN+

Posted on AllSides April 22nd, 2022
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Illustration: Megan Robinson/Axios

The shuttering of CNN+ three weeks after the subscription service launched will be remembered as one of the most chaotic moments of CNN's 40-year history.

Why it matters: The tea leaves were there for people who had been following the lead up to the merger of CNN's parent WarnerMedia and Discovery on April 8.

State of play: Discovery executives had been publicly dropping hints that they were unsure of the business plan for CNN+ for weeks leading up to the merger.

“I haven't gotten a business review on what CNN+ is going to be...

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