Friday, April 13, 2007

Reliable Sources Examines Post-Imus Media Fallout for Sunday, April 15

CNN Pressroom - CNN’s Reliable Sources will air a special edition titled, “After Imus: The Media Fallout,” this Sunday, April 15, in which host Howard Kurtz and guests turn a critical lens on radio host Don Imus’ controversial remarks and the subsequent media firestorm.

For the special edition, guests will include Ana Marie Cox, Washington editor for; Callie Crossley, media commentator on WGBH; and Clarence Page, a columnist for the Chicago Tribune. The panel will discuss what led up to Imus’s firing and what to expect next in the media. Tony Kornheiser, ESPN commentator, columnist for The Washington Post and frequent Imus guest, questions whether Imus has been treated fairly. Stephanie Miller, a nationally syndicated talk show host, and Roland Martin, a nationally syndicated columnist and CNN contributor, will discuss new parameters for shock talk on the radio.

CNN’s Reliable Sources airs Sundays 10 a.m.-11a.m. (ET). Laura Ellsworth is the program’s senior producer. Lucy Spiegel is the senior executive producer and vice president of weekend public affairs programming. A transcript of the program will be available at and from the Federal Document Clearing House.

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