CNN is trying to cut costs but also offer less opinionated products.
NEW YORK – CNN has canceled it. The weekly “Reliable Sources” show to the media, and said Thursday that its host, Brian Stelter, is leaving the network.
The final telecast of the show will be this Sunday.
CNN is trying to cut costs but also offer less opinionated products. Stelter has. wrote a book, “Deception: Donald Trump, Fox News and the Dangerous Distortion of the Truth” and criticized Fox News, making him a frequent target of CNN’s conservative critics.
Stelter comes to CNN from The New York Times, where he was a media writer.
“He leaves CNN as an impeccable broadcaster,” said Amy Antilles, executive vice president of talent and content development at CNN. “We’re proud of what Brian and his team have achieved over the years, and we’re confident that their impact and influence will continue to liven up the show for a long time.”
Stelter said he was grateful for his nine years at CNN, proud of the show and grateful to its viewers.
“It was a rare privilege to lead a weekly show focused on the press at a time when it has never been more productive,” he said. “I’ll have to say more on Sunday.”
The “Reliable Sources” newsletter, a daily compilation of major media stories, will continue and will be led by CNN senior media reporter Oliver Darcy.