New York CNN canceled its show Show “Reliable Sources” Weekly On the media, she said Thursday, her host, Brian Stelter, will be leaving the network.
His last show will be on Sunday.
CNN was looking to cut costs but also to roll out a less stringent product. Stelter has wrote a book, “Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News and the Dangerous Distortion of the Truth” criticized Fox News, making him a frequent target of conservative CNN critics.
Stelter came to CNN from The New York Times, where he was a media writer.
“He left CNN as a flawless broadcaster,” said Amy Intellis, executive vice president of talent and content development at CNN. “We are proud of what Brian and his team have accomplished over the years, and we are confident that their impact and influence will remain long after the show.”
Stelter said he was grateful for the nine years he spent at CNN, proud of the show and thanks to its viewers.
“It has been a rare privilege to lead a weekly show focused on journalism at a time when it has never been more important,” he said. “I’ll have more to say on Sunday.”
Trusted Sources, a daily compendium of major media stories, will continue and will be led by CNN Chief Media Correspondent Oliver Darcy.
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