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#1 Yokay, I'll bite, who's the walking clusterfuck(s?) oer in Marketing Research - methink the true CNN "as is" demographic are actually those Older Males Age 40/45-54.
Males + Young People Age 25-39 or younger are all on Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, IPAD + NOTEPAD, ETC. NET; Age 17-24 prolly don't even watch regular TV until the post-dinner evening hours, or the time just before they're ready to go to sleep.
That leaves Women or Young Females for most of the daytime + late afternoon, + IIRC the Babes didn't watch CNN that much anyhoo even at the height of its 1980's-1990's popularity. AFAIK Babes don't watch daily news as much as Men, let alone 24-7-365.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-06-27 00:30||
#2 Why doesn't CNN just start reporting the news honestly without slant or bias?
Their ratings would improve overnight.
But nooooooo! Ideology must come first.
Posted by Mikey Hunt 2012-06-27 00:35||
#3 To answer your question Mike,
Why does a bear sh*t in the woods?
Because that's what they do!
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-06-27 00:37||
#4 I know some CNN employees. They think they are doing poorly because they are not biased.
Posted by lord garth 2012-06-27 07:53||
#5 The Obama-Messiah was in Atlanta yesterday. Things should be improving for CNN shortly.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-06-27 08:56||
#6 He did one thing right Besoker, he went to the Varsity
Posted by Beavis 2012-06-27 09:10||
#7 What is CNN?
Posted by newc 2012-06-27 10:45||
#8 Something you're stuck with hearing while waiting for a flight.
Posted by Pappy 2012-06-27 10:51||
#9 Pappy, you need an iPod. You can put whatever you want on it and use it to drown out annoying noises in public places such as people chewing gum, babies crying or Piers Morgan.
Er, dunno because I never watch it myself but I'm told CNN has attempted to be less biased and that's the reason for the decline...not as rabidly leftist as MSLSD nor as rabidly right wing as FOX. What? You mean a non-biased outlet cannot survive? But, like I said, I never watch any of them. FOX, MSNBC, CNN...they're all BORING, superficial and shallow. When CNN first started the first thing I noticed was that after about half an hour they would start to repeat themselves. If you watched one half hour of it you saw just about all the content they had for an entire news cycle. It was like watching Dan Rather and the CBS Evening News over and over and over...all day long. I was hoping for a little more depth. My solution was to turn it off.
Gimme Anthony Bourdain. So now, CNN has stolen him from the Travel Channel and done just that.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2012-06-27 12:07||
#10 Maybe if the news/opinion people were forced to fight to the death in the area I'd watch.
And you have to play the Captain Kirk fight music during the matches.
Yeah, I'd PAY to watch that.
Posted by Silentbrick - Schlumberger Squishy Mud Division 2012-06-27 13:00||
#11 Last I was in an airport, I was surprised by the number of not CNN channels on. Its like if half the dentist offices cancelled their Newspeak subscriptions they would go out of business too.
Bourdain. I find him to be a prissy know-it-all who seeths disdain for American culture yet not brave enough to become an ex-pat. He is at his best when in mooselimb countries making jokes about getting smashed at the local wedding. To his credit, he has made a fine career for himself, is witty, and his attitude works well for what No Reservations is.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-06-27 13:22||
#12 #4 I know some CNN employees. They think they are doing poorly because they are not biased.
The only way they could come to that conclusion would be if even they are not watching CNN.
Posted by Snaing Peacock2931 2012-06-27 15:01||
#13 You mean lowest ratings "so far".
Keep up the bullshit and we'll continue not watching.
Posted by Andy Claique6507 2012-06-27 15:17||
#14 Network news shows combined beats Fox News by a 10-to-1 margin, so this is kind of moot.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-06-27 19:08||
#15 IIRC the demographics indicate the the network viewers are literally dying off, very high on the older age bracket. Consider the unintended effect of Death Panels Obamacare on those Big Three.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-06-27 20:10||
Posted by mojo 2012-06-27 21:06||