Feb. 14, 2013, will go down in history as the first day Jeff Zucker’s dynamic new CNN really covered a breaking news story, like a sewage-soaked Carnival cruise blanket. Let’s take a look at how much broadcast time CNN dedicated to what will be remembered by many as Jeff Zucker’s Gulf War.
At 5 a.m., it began.
The “Situation Room,” CNN’s premiere political show, dives in at 4 p.m.
Erin Burnett takes over at 7 p.m.
Surprisingly, Anderson Cooper is nowhere to be found during this huge day for CNN. New guy Chris Cuomo answers the call.
Donny Duetsch, in for Piers Morgan, gets his chance to impress Zucker with his ability to handle such a massive story.
As CNN heads into the home stretch, it keeps pace with Duetch’s wall-to-wall coverage.
- The U.S. government is investigating possible unlawful coordination by some airlines to keep prices high ✈️
- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Cuba later this summer for the opening of a U.S. embassy there.
- Nicholas Winton, who saved more than 650 Jewish children from the Holocaust, died at 106.
- Mozambique implemented a new criminal code that removes a colonial-era law criminalizing homosexuality.