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Brian Stelter To Depart CNN As Community Drops ‘Dependable Sources’


CNN is dropping its Sunday present Dependable Sources whereas its host, media correspondent Brian Stelter, is exiting the community.

A spokesperson for CNN stated, “CNN will finish its Dependable Sources program on Sunday, August twenty first. Because of this Brian Stelter will go away the corporate. We respect his contributions to the community and need him properly as he embarks on new endeavors.”

Stelter didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark, however he stated in an announcement to NPR, “It was a uncommon privilege to steer a weekly present targeted on the press at a time when it has by no means been extra consequential.”

His exit is likely one of the greatest strikes up to now on the community beneath new chairman and CEO Chris Licht, who joined the community on Might 1. Community staffers have been anticipating important modifications, some with a little bit of unease, provided that Discovery’s takeover of WarnerMedia, CNN’s mother or father, is forcing important cuts throughout the corporate. Even earlier than Licht began, the brand new Warner Bros. Discovery shortly shut down the community’s subscription streaming service, CNN+, simply weeks after it launched. The service included a every day model of Dependable Sources.

Amy Entelis, government vp of expertise and content material growth of CNN Worldwide, stated in an announcement, “Stelter got here to CNN from the New York Instances because the nation’s high media reporter. He departs CNN an impeccable broadcaster. We’re pleased with what Brian and his group achieved through the years, and we’re assured their influence and affect will lengthy outlive the present.”

Dependable Sources began three many years in the past, however Stelter started internet hosting it in 2013, overhauling this system and including an everyday publication beneath the identical identify.

Stelter additionally has been a frequent on air presence throughout CNN information programming, notably in commenting on Donald Trump and his assaults on the media.

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