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CNN's Bad Influences

Bernard Shaw, a CNN anchor until his retirement in 2001, doesn’t like how the network has changed since he left. Asked what he now thinks of CNN,

shaw.jpg Bernard Shaw, a CNN anchor until his retirement in 2001, doesn’t like how the network has changed since he left.

Asked what he now thinks of CNN, Shaw told WTTW-Channel 11's John Callaway: "I try not to. I'm very, very disappointed with the way the news management at my favorite network has gone. [...]

"Unfortunately, Fox News is the ratings leader ... on the cable side of the business, and what Fox puts on the air is not news." [...]

"CNN continues to ape many of the on-air mannerisms of the Fox News Network, and I don't like that," he said.

None of us do, Mr. Shaw; none of us do.

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