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Employee Morale at CNN Collapses

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 reports: On Monday, Politico reported that last Friday, when hundreds of CNN employees lost their jobs, “people were crying all over the bureau” for departing co-workers.

“Morale at the CNN Washington Bureau is about as strong as it is inside the Redskins’ locker room–and the management is just as bad,” a CNN staffer told the news site.

“Things have been horrible inside the Washington bureau. On Friday, which was everyone’s last day, people were crying all over the bureau, but managers hid in offices and didn’t go to any of the goodbye office parties.”

The wave of layoffs was an effort to cut eight percent of CNN’s workforce. 50 employees were cut from the Washington, D.C. bureau alone. But at the same time, 20 new positions were created in the bureau’s digital department.

“Things have been horrible inside the Washington bureau,” CNN reported. “On Friday, which was everyone’s last day, people were crying all over the bureau, but managers hid in offices and didn’t go to any of the goodbye office parties.”

Many employees are “terrified of being let go,” and the whole bureau is working scared….(read more)

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Follow Warner Todd Huston on Twitter @warnerthuston or email the author at igcolonel@hotmail.com

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6 Comments on “Employee Morale at CNN Collapses”

  1. Reblogged this on Starship Earth: The Big Picture and commented:
    Have we finally reached the turning point? Is centrally-controlled mainstream media starting to collapse?
    “Things have been horrible inside the Washington bureau. On Friday, which was everyone’s last day, people were crying all over the bureau, but managers hid in offices and didn’t go to any of the goodbye office parties.”

  2. visgoth says:

    Since Turner Networks is blackmailing DISH Network my cable satellite provider I have no sympathy for CNN management too. Well as always it’s the workers who pay the price never the top brass. Three weeks ago they took all their cable services off DISH all I really missing is the Cartoon Network for the anime they broadcast and their movie channels. I hoping those top brass lose their jobs as soon as possible it serves them right the way they behave to their customers and their employees.

  3. Ines says:

    I can’t say my heart goes out to them, if we the people that don’t work for mass media know what is really going on then they did as well, they can still make peace with humanity and do the right thing and tell the truth. I can’t accept one CNN employee saying they didn’t know they were reporting lies or writing about them.

  4. […] The Butcher Warner Todd Huston reports: On Monday, Politico reported that last Friday, when hundreds of CNN […]


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