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To Keep the Service Free, Duolingo Is Now Powering CNN & BuzzFeed’s Translations To Keep the Service Free, Duolingo Is Now Powering CNN & BuzzFeed’s Translations

Duolingo is two things, really. It’s a language-learning app, for one. But it’s also a giant crowdsourced translation hub, as the very students (users) who learn new languages with the app are the ones helping to translate site and documents …

Christiane Amanpour Interviews Malala Yousafzai Who Defied Pakistani Terror
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Malala Yousafzai, the teenager who defied Pakistani terrorists, and almost lost her life to defend freedom and women’s right to education, was interviewed by famed journalist and opinion moulder Christiane Amanpour this week. The full interview will be aired as …

Susan Bennett is the Voice of Siri, CNN Confirms

While Apple won’t validate the information, CNN confirms that they have, indeed, found Siri. According to the news network, Siri is actually a middle-aged woman who ironically resides in Atlanta, right in the CNN proximity. The voice-over artist’s name is …

Elizabeth O’Bagy Fired For Lying About Her PHD
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Elizabeth O’Bagy is probably not known to most people, unless you have been following the debate surrounding Syria very closely. O’Bagy, 26 years old, until recently was a senior analyst at the Institute For The Study of War in Washington. …

CNN, BuzzFeed Launch YouTube Collaboration CNN, BuzzFeed Launch YouTube Collaboration
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Viral trends webiste BuzzFeed today announced that it has partnered with CNN and YouTube to launch a new YouTube channel. According to BuzzFeed, a new channel will combine BuzzFeed’s entertainment content and CNN’s news to create new content that will …

Wolf Blitzer Tells Tornado Survivor To Thank The Lord, Finds Out She’s An Atheist
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Anybody would be thankful to survive the massive tornado that recently wrecked areas of Oklahoma. The person, or deity, being thanked might be different though. CNN reporter Wolf Blitzer found that out the hard way as he was talking to …

CNN Anchor: Cancer Announcement Is Thanks To Angelina
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CNN anchor Zoraida Sambolin said today that she is electing to have a double mastectomy after a breast cancer diagnosis, and it’s thanks in part to Angelina Jolie’s announcement about her own surgery that she had the courage to speak …

Why Are These News Anchors Holding A Satellite Interview In The Same Parking Lot?
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CNN has become somewhat of an Internet joke the past few weeks with its botched coverage of the Boston bombings and subsequent manhunt. That story is mostly behind us, though, and CNN can now work on delivering news without something …

CNN Anchor Robbed: iPhone Stolen in Atlanta
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A CNN anchorwoman was the victim of a brazen daylight robbery in Atlanta last week. Carol Costello, the news anchor for the 9 am to 11 am segment of CNN Newsroom, revealed this weekend that she had been robbed on …

Ann Curry “Begs” NBC To Release Her From Contract
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Rumors are flying that Ann Curry is asking her employers at NBC to release her from her contract in order to be eligible for a job with CNN, amid allegations that NBC breached the contract anyway. Curry, who was famously …

Major Media Outlets Targeted In Patent Suits Major Media Outlets Targeted In Patent Suits
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Major media outlets have been named in a series of patent infringement suits related to mobile phone apps and websites. Clouding IP is claiming such media giants as CNN, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Fox News, Time, and …

New CNN President Named: Jeff Zucker New CNN President Named: Jeff Zucker

CNN Worldwide today announced that Jeff Zucker will take the reigns of the global media company as its CEO. Starting in January 2013, Zucker will oversee the 23 news and information businesses under the CNN brand, including CNN International, CNN.com, …

Mitt Romney Surges in Facebook Buzz Surrounding RNC Mitt Romney Surges in Facebook Buzz Surrounding RNC
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Earlier this week, Facebook and CNN expanded their new election data partnership with the launch of a real-time Election Insights tracker, which monitors the current buzz surrounding the four candidates in the 2012 election (Obama, Romney, Biden, and Ryan). The …

Facebook Expands on CNN Politics Partnership with New “Election Insights” Facebook Expands on CNN Politics Partnership with New “Election Insights”

Back in July, Facebook and CNN announced a partnership that they said would make Election 2012 a more social experience. And little by little, the team has been unveiling small parts of that social coverage. Today, they’ve announced another small …

Facebook Makes Campaign 2012 More Social with New “I’m Voting” App Facebook Makes Campaign 2012 More Social with New “I’m Voting” App
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Let’s say you’re someone who has strong feelings about politics and all aspects of the 2012 Presidential race. Good, it’s nice to care deeply about things. Let’s also say that you like to make your policial leanings well known to …

Facebook & CNN Team Up For More “Social” Election Coverage Facebook & CNN Team Up For More “Social” Election Coverage

With the U.S. Presidential election less than four months away, we can start preparing ourselves for a jam-packed closing stretch of party conventions, debates, and political analysis. And today, CNN and Facebook have announced a partnership that they say will …

CNN Shook The Christmas Present, Killed The Parrot On Health Care Coverage Says Jon Stewart

The Daily Show devoted a large majority of their show last night to the analysis of yesterday’s landmark Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare to some. But it’s Jon Stewart’s lashing of CNN and Fox …

Health Care Decision: CNN Posts The Wrong Headline Health Care Decision: CNN Posts The Wrong Headline

Whenever big events are brewing, it’s common for certain parties to prepare for all possible outcomes. Of course, most of the time we don’t see that, though. All we see is news organizations getting their stories up promptly and championship …

CNN Mashable Acquisition Rumors Are Back CNN Mashable Acquisition Rumors Are Back
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There were rumors going around at SXSW in April that CNN was in talks to acquire Mashable. Here’s what Reuters had to say about it at the time: Mashable CEO Pete Cashmore at reportedly denied the rumors to Mashable staff. …

CNN Hits 15 Year Low In Veiwership CNN Hits 15 Year Low In Veiwership

The downward slide by CNN continued when a new episode of Piers Morgan Tonight at 9 PM drew in only 39,000 viewers in the Adult 25-54 age range. This news follows last months debacle which saw CNN record its lowest …

CNN Rating: Network’s Viewership Continues to Decline
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CNN ratings are currently at a 10-year low, which, to me, is kind of surprising. Then again, I haven’t watched the channel in ages, so perhaps things have taken a turn for the worse as of late. The company was …