Protests in Egypt give CNN a ratings boost

New York Times

Fox News is still the leader, but CNN hosts have grabbed second place in prime time and knocked MSNBC into third place, reports Bill Carter. Anderson Cooper came closest to first place, trailing Fox's Greta Van Susteren by only about 40,000 viewers in the 25-54 age group.

> Some TV critics are calling this Al Jazeera's "CNN moment"

> State Department condemns intimidation of journalists in Egypt

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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