Reliable Sources

CNN has pulled the plug on "Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter." The show’s last episode will be this Sunday. Stelter, who came to CNN from the New York Times in 2013, will be leaving the company. In addition to his on-air duties at CNN, Stelter served as a media writer for He also hosted a podcast and frequently wrote and oversaw a daily "Reliable Sources" newsletter with his fellow media reporter Oliver Darcy. The CNN digital media team and Reliable Sources newsletter will continue with Darcy leading the newsletter. CNN chief Chris Licht has been making cuts throughout CNN since taking the helm as part of Warner Bros. Discovery's takeover of the old Time Warner company.

Eric Caballero
Eric Caballero

Conservative media outlet The Daily Wire brings on Walt Disney Company veteran Eric Caballero as chief marketing officer. Caballero, who was previously a vice president in Disney’s media and entertainment distribution group, will oversee all marketing for the company, which is expanding into the entertainment business. The Daily Wire is committing $100 million to produce family-friendly content. “Companies like Disney have betrayed their family-friendly and pro-America audiences because of outsize influence from activist shareholders and employees, leaving money and opportunity on the table in the process,” said Daily Wire co-CEO Jeremy Boreing.


Cineworld Group, which owns the Regal Cinemas chain, the second-largest in the world, is planning to file for bankruptcy, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The company said that despite a recovery from the sharp drop in attendance caused by the pandemic, recent admissions have not met expectations, which it blames on a limited film slate. The WSJ report says that Cineworld is negotiating with its lenders to fund the bankruptcy process. Cineworld acquired Regal in 2018 for $3.6 billion.