CNN is canceling its Sunday media affairs show “Reliable Sources,” and host Brian Stelter is departing the network, reports NPR’s David Folkenflik.
Folkenflik writes, “In a statement to NPR, Stelter says he’s grateful for the show and his team’s examination of ‘the media, truth and the stories that shape our world.’
“‘It was a rare privilege to lead a weekly show focused on the press at a time when it has never been more consequential,’ Stelter said, promising to say more on Sunday’s show — its final episode.
“Stelter got his start blogging about cable news as a student and went on to become a media reporter for The New York Times. Reliable Sources is the longest-running show on CNN; Stelter has hosted it for the past nine years and celebrated the show’s 30th anniversary in March.
“CNN chief Chris Licht informed Stelter of the decision yesterday. Licht has been making cuts throughout the network since taking the helm as part of Warner Bros. Discovery’s takeover of the old Time Warner company.”
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