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CNN CEO Chris Licht Tries to Soothe Restless Staff: ‘I Should Not Be in the News’

Posted on AllSides June 5th, 2023
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Courtesy of CBS

CNN chief Chris Licht told staffers Monday he wants to help them make the news rather than be a central figure in it.

In the wake of a devastating profile of the CNN CEO published Friday by The Atlantic, Licht set about soothing frayed nerves Monday by telling employees on the news outlet’s regular morning call that “I should not be in the news unless it’s taking arrows for you. Your work is what should be written about,” according to two people familiar with the matter.

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