The PJ Tatler

CNN Whitens Up?

Roland Martin tweeted that as of April 6, he’s out at CNN. Asked why by one of his followers, Martin responded “new boss wants his own peeps.”


That new boss is Jeff Zucker, who has axed two prominent people of color since taking the helm at CNN. Soledad O’Brien was released amid claims that CNN felt her audience was “too ethnic.”

This is Jeff Zucker.

Of the three major on-air figures Zucker has fired, just one — Jack Cafferty — was white.


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