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Anderson Cooper Acts Like a Dyngus

Over the summer Anderson Cooper went on a 40 second giggle fest after he discussed Gerard Depardieu’s airplane urinating incident on The Ridiculist. The French actor could not wait to use the toilet a moment longer and decided to let …

CNN And The “N” Word: When Do Quotes Cross The Line?
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CNN and reporter Drew Griffin came into a negative spotlight last month when Griffin, while reading a quote on-air during a report about a federal hate-crime, said n**ger but censored himself on the word f**king. “At the end of this, …

CNN Reporter Uses N-Word On Live TV
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Drew Griffin, a special investigations reporter, is under fire for his use of a racial slur on air yesterday. Griffin, who was reporting about a recent federal case where 3 Mississippi men were charged with a hate crime for running …

Amanda Peet Wants to Prove that she is a Comedian

The bodacious Amanda Peet will be on television more often. She returned to primetime last night with “Bent,” a romantic comedy penned by Tad Quill. She plays the role of Alex Meyers, a recently divorced lawyer and mom who is …

Fonda And Steinem Want Limbaugh Off The Air Fonda And Steinem Want Limbaugh Off The Air
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For years, Rush Limbaugh has been under fire for his comments on air during his radio program, “The Rush Limbaugh Show”. Lately, however, he seems to be going out of his way to incense the public, and his sponsors are …

CNN To Acquire Mashable? A Possibility, According to Reports From SXSW [Updated] CNN To Acquire Mashable? A Possibility, According to Reports From SXSW [Updated]

Update: TechCrunch is reporting that Mashable staffers are saying CEO Pete Cashmore is denying the rumors to them. Reports are coming out of SXSW that CNN is in talks to acquire Mashable. This is being reported by the New York …

CNN Suspends Roland Martin For Super Bowl Tweets CNN Suspends Roland Martin For Super Bowl Tweets
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CNN has suspended commentator Roland Martin after some remarks he Tweeted during the Super Bowl were interpreted as homophobic. CNN issued a statement that read: “Roland Martin’s tweets were regrettable and offensive. Language that demeans is inconsistent with the values …

Viral Videos: Obama’s Marshmallow Cannon, Epic Skyrim Battle, & Wolf Blitzer…OMG Viral Videos: Obama’s Marshmallow Cannon, Epic Skyrim Battle, & Wolf Blitzer…OMG

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Larry King and Richest Man In the World Go Online Together? Larry King and Richest Man In the World Go Online Together?
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Carlos Saks is filthy rich. He’s 71 years old. He’s #23 on Forbes list of powerful people. He’s #1 on their Billionaires list. He has a fortune of $74 Billion. His wealth is roughly 5% of Mexico’s annual economic output, …

CNN Acquires iPad News Reader App Zite CNN Acquires iPad News Reader App Zite
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CNN announced that it has acquired tech company Zite, which makes a news app of the same name for the iPad. CNN says it has already added Zite to its portfolio of digital products as a separate, stand-alone business. Zite …

Anderson Cooper Thinks The Gerard Depardieu Peeing Incident Is Really Funny Anderson Cooper Thinks The Gerard Depardieu Peeing Incident Is Really Funny
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Gerard Depardieu is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actor known for his work in Cyrano de Bergerac, Green Card and The Man in the Iron Mask. And when he’s gotta go, he’s gotta go. Tuesday night, on a flight …

Christine O’Donnell’s Piers Morgan Interview: The Two React On Twitter Christine O’Donnell’s Piers Morgan Interview: The Two React On Twitter

Does everyone remember Christine O’Donnell? The former Tea Party candidate for the U.S. Senate from the state of Delaware made an appearance on “Piers Morgan Tonight” last night. And by make an appearance, I mean a brief appearance, as O’Donnell …

CNNMoney Implements LinkedIn Widget
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Let’s be honest: however content most people are with their jobs, Fortune’s "100 Best Companies to Work For" list can elicit envy.  So LinkedIn and CNNMoney may be onto something, as they’ve partnered to point people who read the list towards individuals who work at the top companies.

This marks the first implementation of LinkedIn’s Company Insider widget, which would be quite significant on its own.  It doesn’t hurt that big names like CNNMoney (which acts as the online home of Fortune) and Fortune are involved, either.

Google and FairSearch Argue ITA Acquisition on TV

As you may know, Google is trying to acquire ITA Software, but it has faced various hurdles, mainly led by a coalition called FairSearch, made up of travel sites. Now, the Department of Justice is looking at the deal. 

CNN Launches Free iPad App

CNN has launched a new free app for the iPad aimed at offering a more visual news experience.

 The CNN App for iPad combines images with  reporting from CNN, including text stories, blog posts, photo galleries, and live or on-demand video. Users have the ability to toggle between U.S. and international news.

 

New MySpace Coming Next Month? CNN Still Using AP Reporting?

According to Michael Arrington at TechCrunch, the new MySpace (aka: Project Futura) is coming to some users on October 15, though that is subject to change. According to his sources, it will include a lot of white space and focus on the activity stream. Sounds like another familiar social network. 

Craigslist CEO Goes Off on CNN’s Amber Lyon
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Craiglist CEO Jim Buckmaster wrote a feisty blog post aimed at CNN’s Amber Lyon. It begins:

I see you’ve now gotten around to requesting an interview with me or a company spokesperson, 90 days after you ambushed our namesake and founder, Craig Newmark, following his May 20th talk on veteran’s affairs and other issues unrelated to craigslist, at a conference in Washington.

CNN Reportedly Sues Man Who Gives Himself iReporter Credential
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CNN is reportedly suing a man who claims to be one of its iReporters. If you’re unfamiliar with iReport, it’s CNN’s citizen journalism site. This is a destination where regular people can submit news stories, and if CNN deems them worthy, they may pick them up for mainstream coverage. One such person has been going around giving himself titles like iReporter for CNN, and the news organization evidently doesn’t like that.

CNN President “Really Afraid Of” Social Networks
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Over the years, there have been more than a few arguments about whether online news sites are killing newspapers.  Now, due to some almost startling comments made by the president of CNN, it looks like the next round of old media-new media disputes might concern social networks and cable news organizations.

The Internet is All Over Climategate While the MSM Sleeps
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The mainstream media has its head in the sand again while one of the largest conspiracies the world has ever seen is exposed via Internet media. As most readers have heard by now, years of emails and programming code have been uncovered from the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia, which is run by the scientists whose research is the basis for the world’s belief in man-caused global warming.

CNN.com Launches News Trivia Quiz

CNN.com said Thursday it is introducing a new interactive online news trivia quiz called the CNN Challenge.

CNN Challenge will focus on both historical news events and the top stories of the week. New quizzes about historical events will be available every Tuesday and Wednesday, and a new current news quiz will be available every Thursday.