Everyone is in favor of progress as long as there is no change.
That axiom comes to mind as we survey the coverage of the decision by CNN CEO Chris Licht to cancel Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter. It is seen as one of the first big moves by Licht who is expected to cut costs at the network and re-focus its direction toward traditional news.
Hollywood Reporter – The Licht Era Takes Shape
Deadline – More Changes Coming to CNN
Surprisingly, this has many in the news business upset and the changes are sparking controversy even before the details are known.
A report out from Nielsen says for the first time ever; last month, the number of people watching content through streaming services exceeded those watching on cable.