fn Surgically Removed From CNN Brand

A.P. reports today that CNN will shut down its struggling CNNfn financial news network in mid-December, giving up its attempt to compete with CNBC after nine years.
A handful of programs will be shifted to the main network.
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Lou Dobbs, a former CNNfn star.
Besides CNBC, CNNfn has also competed with Bloomberg TV, which airs some of its financial news on the USA network in the morning hours.
CNNfn is part of Time Warner Inc., while CNBC is owned by General Electric Co.

About David Burn

Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. I worked for seven agencies in five states before launching my own practice in 2009. Today, I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.

Comments

  1. Clyde Hogg says:

    CNN HAD a financial version of the network?
    That probably came as a surprise to Bloomberg and MSNBC.