Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton on options open to Sony for releasing The Interview
Michael Lynton, chairman & CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment spoke exclusively with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria. In the interview, which aired tonight on Anderson Cooper 360°, Lynton addressed President Obama’s criticism today and talked more about the recent cyber-attack on Sony which is now determined to have been launched by North Korea.
The full interview will encore on CNN at 10:00amET on Sunday, Dec. 21 on Fareed Zakaria GPS.
Anderson Cooper spoke with Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol about the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. He is currently listed in serious condition at a Dallas hospital.
When asked how she would advise him and his family, Nancy Writebol told Anderson: “Well in the first place, we would just want them to know that we’ve been praying for them and we know this is a very difficult time. I think one of the things they should know about Ebola is that, you know, you can have really good days, Anderson, and then you can have really bad days and it’s an up and down disease. And so if they’re having a really bad day, don’t give up. Because it’s very possible the next day is going turn around and look better.”
The full interview will air tonight at 8 pm on CNN’s AC360°.
CNN correspondent Will Ripley (@willripleycnn) tells Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper) what happened behind the scenes of his impromptu interviews with three detained Americans in North Korea.
"Government minders pulled me aside – they were shaking – and said we needed to go right now back to Pyongyang. I was nervous – I didn't know what was happening," Ripley said.
We got in this van and drove to an area of the capital that we've never seen before off the regular route up to this nondescript building. And it was only when we were standing at the front door that they told us...we would be talking with the three Americans who were being held in North Korea."
Here's Ripley's report on his interviews with Kenneth Bae, Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller: http://cnn.it/1poUfVw
Israel claims that Hamas is intentionally putting Palestinian civilians in harms way. Randi Kaye takes a closer look at what the Israeli military says is evidence that Hamas has developed a strategy of using human shields.
Chris Gunness is the spokesman for the United Nation's Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees. He says the one thing the U.N. cannot deliver is security.
Tonight on AC360°, John Walsh spoke to Anderson Cooper about Charles Mozdir, a suspected sex offender and fugitive, who was featured on CNN’s The Hunt . Mozdir was killed during an arrest attempt in a New York City smoke shop today.
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's Coverage of Typhoon Haiyan
Outstanding Science and Technology Programming
Best Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast
Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary and Long Form
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
Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in Spanish
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
CNN's Jim Sciutto speaks with Anderson Cooper on AC360 about Vice President Joe Biden's call with Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and two other leaders.
Anderson Cooper 360° has been reporting on allegations of veterans dying while waiting for care at VA hospitals. Drew Griffin spoke with a doctor who claimed one hospital was even keeping a secret waiting list.
For the past six months, AC360°'s Drew Griffin has repeatedly asked Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to talk about the allegations. This week two veterans groups, including the American Legion, and two U.S. senators called on Shinseki to resign.
Now he's breaking his silence, but he is still not speaking with Drew.
Tonight on Anderson Cooper 360°, former Clippers G.M. Elgin Baylor and his wife Elaine spoke exclusively to Anderson Cooper for the first time since news of the Sterling tape broke.
Baylor is an 11-time NBA All Star and a Basketball Hall of Famer. For more than two decades, he was the General Manager of the L.A. Clippers. He says he was fired unfairly and filed a wrongful-termination suit against the team, naming Donald Sterling directly in his complaint.
He talked to Cooper about his experience working for Sterling and how Sterling would bring women into the locker room and point out the black players saying “Look at those beautiful black bodies.”
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