March 12th, 2015
12:43 PM ET

Filmmaker discusses campus rape and allegations against fraternity in the headlines with CNN's Ashleigh Banfield

CNN's Ashleigh Banfield discusses sexual assault on college campuses and allegations against troubled SAE, a college fraternity recently also in the spotlight following recent revelations of a racist chant by members in a now-viral video of Oklahoma University chapter members.

Filmmaker Amy Ziering discusses THE HUNTING GROUND, a documentary she co-produced with fellow award-winning filmmaker Kirby Dick, with Banfield.  The film, now playing in New York and Los Angeles, opens more in several cities tomorrow, Friday, March 13, and includes allegations that involve the SAE fraternity and its culture.

THE HUNTING GROUND is executive produced by RADiUS and CNN Films.

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July 15th, 2014
12:45 PM ET

CNN Honored with 11 News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

CNN Worldwide has been honored with eleven nominations for the 35th Annual News and Documentary Awards. CNN’s diverse nominations include:

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast

Anderson Cooper 360

Boston Bombing Victim Vows to Dance Again

 

Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis

Anderson Cooper 360 

Guns Under Fire: An AC360 Town Hall

 

Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story

CNN Newsroom

CNN's Coverage of Typhoon Haiyan

 

Outstanding Science and Technology Programming

CNN Films

Escape Fire

 

Best Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast

Anderson Cooper 360

Rehab Racket

 

Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary and Long Form

CNN Films

Girl Rising

 

Outstanding Video Journalism: News

Mark Phillips, CNN – Reporting from Afghanistan and the Philippines

 

Outstanding Lighting Directions & Scenic Design

CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute

 

Outstanding Newscast or News Magazine in Spanish

CNN en Español

Panorama Mundial

 

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in Spanish

CNN en Español

Pope Election

 

Outstanding Promotional Announcement – Episodic

CNN Films: Blackfish 

In addition to these eleven News and Documentary Emmy nominations, Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown and The Sixties: The Assassination of President Kennedy have been nominated for a combined nine Primetime and Creative Arts Emmy Awards. FULL POST

February 19th, 2014
05:17 PM ET

CNN's Brooke Baldwin and two special friends surprise a military family on CNN

On CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, Sgt. Perry Haley and his family think they are guests on CNN to tell Brooke their story, but they are in for a major surprise.

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With the assistance of 2010 Top Ten CNN Hero Dan Wallrath of Operation Finally Home and Pulte Group, the Haley family: wife Autumn, daughters, Georgia (12), Eva (8) and Hannah (3) are in for life changing news.

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Topics: Brooke Baldwin • CNN Heroes • CNN Newsroom
February 8th, 2014
06:20 PM ET

#BRINGBAEBACK: New Social Media Campaign to Free Kenneth Bae

Today on CNN Newsroom with Don Lemon, sports agent David Sugarman spoke about the  social media campaign  to secure the release of  Kenneth Bae from North Korea. The social media campaign is Twitter focused with the handle @bringbaeback and hashtag #BRINGBAEBACK.  Terri Chung joined Lemon to express her appreciation of the efforts put forth to free her brother from North Korea.

 


Topics: Around the World • CNN • CNN Newsroom • Don Lemon
January 29th, 2014
10:50 AM ET

Atlanta Mayor Reed: " I don't feel the people are angry at me"

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed spoke with CNN’s Carol Costello about the city’s response to the storm that paralyzed the city of Atlanta. Mayor Reed highlighted the city's response to the storm with preventative measure up to what is being done to make city roads passable. Mayor Reed believes the mistake made was not staggering release times for businesses and schools. He said doing so contributed to the massive gridlock that stranded motorists.

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Topics: Breaking News • Carol Costello • CNN • CNN Newsroom
September 26th, 2013
11:14 AM ET

CNN Exclusive: Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel on Obamacare and the Economy

In a CNN Exclusive, Carol Costello sat down with Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel to discuss Obamacare and the economy. This conversation comes as Target reveals it will be hiring fewer employees this Holiday season.


Topics: Carol Costello • CNN • CNN Newsroom
September 15th, 2013
12:17 PM ET

Bill Cosby on the Birmingham Bombing: We Need to Remember this Tragedy

On the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Bombing, CNN's Don Lemon talked to comedian and activist Bill Cosby about the importance of remembering the bombing.


Topics: CNN • CNN Newsroom • Don Lemon
August 21st, 2013
04:23 PM ET

Father to Brooke Baldwin: "Physically, I think I would need some restraint"

CNN's Brooke Baldwin spoke to the father of a 13-year-old autistic child whose parents received an anonymous letter suggesting the boy's parents 'euthanize' him. James Begley shared with Baldwin that the police are now conducting an ongoing investigation into who wrote and sent the letter.

When asked what he'd say to the person, Begley said, "Physically, I think I would need some restraint... you know, because I might try to physically kill the person." "But to say something to this person, to be honest, I think it would be an utter waste of time."

July 23rd, 2013
03:38 PM ET

CNN's Suzanne Malveaux on her Mother's Battle with ALS

CNN's Suzanne Malveaux shares her family's personal journey with ALS. Suzanne's mother Myrna Malveaux was diagnosed with the disease a year and a half ago. FULL POST


Topics: CNN • CNN Newsroom • Suzanne Malveaux
July 18th, 2013
12:52 PM ET

Can "Stand Your Ground" law apply on a school bus?

Today on CNN Newsroom, CNN's Michaela Pereria discussed with attorneys Faith Jenkins and Danny Cevallos the Florida "Stand Your Ground" case involving two middle school students fight on the school bus.


Topics: CNN • CNN Newsroom • Michaela Pereira
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