Jeff Zucker, the former NBC Universal chief who was named to lead Time Warner Inc.’s CNN yesterday, said the network needs to broaden its news coverage and keep viewers longer to compete with Fox News and MSNBC.
Comcast Corp. Chief Operating Officer Stephen Burke will succeed Jeff Zucker as chief executive officer of NBC Universal, taking over the effort to revive the television company once Comcast has control.
Time Warner Inc.’s CNN said it hired ABC News Washington reporter Jake Tapper to anchor a weekday show, following through on the news network’s President Jeff Zucker’s pledge to create new programming.
Video startup Waywire kept a low profile even with a roster of investors that includes talk show host Oprah Winfrey and Google Inc.’s Eric Schmidt. The company can thank Newark Mayor Cory Booker for its newfound notoriety.