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Anderson Cooper Slams 'Freakishly Tan' Snooki

Why is everyone paying her so much just to be herself, he wonders

(Newser) - Apparently Anderson Cooper is not a Jersey Shore fan. On the Tuesday night edition of Anderson Cooper 360, the host slammed all the people paying Snooki to "show up and throw up," including the MTV execs giving her a raise and, of course, Rutgers . In his opinion, Snooki... More »

Cooper Hammers Journo Over Lara Logan Tweets

Nir Rosen: 'I was a jerk'

(Newser) - Nir Rosen, the journalist who tweeted more than one tasteless line about Lara Logan's assault faced Anderson Cooper last night, attempting to explain what he’d been thinking—which was basically that he wasn't thinking at all. "I don’t have an explanation. I was a jerk," Rosen... More »

CNN Could Lose Anderson Cooper, Too

Anonymous 'on-air personality' says everyone hates Coop

(Newser) - First Campbell Brown, then Larry King, and now Anderson Cooper? CNN is perilously close to losing its star anchor, who is entertaining offers from a number of suitors, sources tell the Wrap . Cooper's contract is up next year, and word is that there wouldn't be much love lost if he... More »

Anderson Cooper Rescues Bloodied Boy

He and Sanjay Gupta go from CNN reporters to heroes

(Newser) - Anderson Cooper and Sanjay Gupta went from reporters to heroes yesterday while covering the earthquake aftermath in Haiti. Cooper pulled a bloodied child away from looters who were hurling rocks and concrete, telling him, "It's OK. It's OK," as he carried the boy to safety. PopEater also points... More »

Anderson Cooper's Ratings Plummet

With no election, CNN primetime stalwart staggers

(Newser) - Anderson Cooper may be widely respected, but he isnt widely watched. Anderson Cooper 360 is down 62% since last November, and down 70% among the 25-to-54 demographic that’s so important to advertisers, according to Nielsen figures. Last month the CNN 10pm stalwart came in second behind Fox’s On ... More »

CNN Last in Prime-Time Ratings Race

Cable viewers prefer opinion-based news programming

(Newser) - CNN’s ratings have fallen behind those of the other major cable news networks as prime-time viewers pass over the network in favor of opinion-based news coverage. Every prime-time CNN show lost to its Fox News opponent, and in some instances the losses were even more humiliating—at 10pm, for... More »

CNN Anchor Cooper Has Skin Cancer

He has growth removed and says he's doing fine

(Newser) - CNN's Anderson Cooper returned to the air today after a two-day absence during which he had a cancerous mole removed from his face, E! News reports. Anderson wrote on his blog that he's fine and that the surgery went well, and a spokesman said doctors don't think the cancer has... More »

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