Ken Jautz’s Imprint…

The Wall Street Journal’s Sam Schechner writes about how Ken Jautz is tweaking CNN…(sub req.)

Ken Jautz, the new head of CNN’s U.S. network, is getting his hands dirty.

Since taking over in late September, Mr. Jautz has started shuffling programming and personnel, looking to turn around a steep slide in audience with injections of personality and debate.

Last week, Mr. Jautz overhauled the network’s struggling morning show. He also has replaced a daytime anchor and pushed Anderson Cooper to be more confrontational in his evening show.

Now Mr. Jautz is shepherding perhaps the biggest change at the news network: Installing former British tabloid editor Piers Morgan as the 9 p.m. replacement for interviewer Larry …

3 Responses to “Ken Jautz’s Imprint…”

  1. Now Mr. Jautz is shepherding perhaps the biggest change at the news network: Installing former British tabloid editor Piers Morgan as the 9 p.m. replacement for interviewer Larry

    Just a tad bit disingenuous? I mean, its not like Jautz has much choice in the matter. Morgan was already a done deal by the time he arrived, no?

    Of course I have no idea whether or not Morgan will flop.

  2. apparently spud doesn’t have a subscription either to the wall street journal. surprised he hasn’t been given one by newscorp

  3. ^^^ Put down the crack pipe and back away…

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