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CNN CEO Chris Licht Is Out

Posted on AllSides June 7th, 2023
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CNN parted ways with Chief Executive Chris Licht, a person briefed on the matter said, ending a tenure of a little over a year that was marked by a series of perceived missteps.

Licht stepped down several days after a blistering profile in the Atlantic led to something of an insurrection inside the news network as both on-air talent and producers voiced their growing frustrations and anger over his leadership.

Licht, who was installed as CEO when Warner Bros. Discovery WBD 0.83%increase; green up pointing triangle took control of the network, also had been under fire for some of CNN’s programming decisions,...

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