This work offers a summary of the book "CNN - THE INSIDE STORY: How a Band of Mavericks Changed the Face of Television News" by Hank Whittemore.
Before writing books, Hank Whittemore has worked as a newspaper reporter, professional actor, playwright, columnist and radio news director. In addition to creating narration scripts for documentary-TV programs, he has written cover stories for PARADE magazine, the Sunday supplement.
Whittermore is the author of 11 published books, such as The Super Cops, So That Others May Live and Your Future Self.
In this book, Hank Whittemore tells the story of the television station Cable News Network (CNN) and its founder, Ted Turner. In 1979, Turner created this 24-hour all-news television channel despite skepticisms from his colleagues. This project changed the face of television news.
In CNN - The Inside Story, Hank Whittemore describes the risks Turner took and explains how he tried to take over CBS and fought against ABC.
This detailed inside story contains inspiring quotes and interesting behind-the-scenes stories. CNN - The Inside Story is a good read for people working in the media.