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CNN to produce Hillary Clinton film
Politico ^ | 29 Jul 2013 | DYLAN BYERS

Posted on 07/29/2013 4:11:33 PM PDT by mandaladon

CNN Films has tapped documentary filmmaker Charles H. Ferguson to direct a feature-length documentary about former Hillary Clinton, POLITICO has learned.

"CNN is very pleased to be working with Academy-Award winner Charles Ferguson on the film, which will be released in theaters and air on CNN," Allison Gollust, the network's senior vice president of communications, told POLITICO on Monday. The release date has yet to be determined.

The film adds yet another installment to the growing list of Hillary-related television projects and books slated for release before the 2016 presidential campaign. But is also presents a potential image problem for CNN's News division as it covers Clinton in the run up to her highly anticipated bid for the White House. Gollust told POLITICO, "CNN's editorial side has no role in the production of the film, just as it has no role in any of the films produced or acquired by CNN Films."

Nevertheless, the project could cause some headaches for CNN as it seeks to ensure both Clinton's opponents and her supporters that the project will have no bearing on the network's news reporting. Conservatives will likely criticize CNN for devoting so much airtime to a Democratic candidate, while the Clinton campaign is likely to take issue with the network for dedicating so much reporting to their candidate, rather than to her competitors.

"We're hoping to understand how these concerns would be addressed," Nick Merrill, Clinton's press secretary, told POLITICO when asked whether or not he had concerns about the influence the film might have on CNN's reporting.

On Monday, CNN's Jake Tapper noted the editorial risks that NBC Entertainment will have to deal with over its forthcoming Hillary Clinton mini-series, calling it "a lose-lose situation editorially.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: clinton; hilllary
Of course there's no bias by the Clinton News Network.
1 posted on 07/29/2013 4:11:33 PM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

“presents a potential image problem”

Like they care!


2 posted on 07/29/2013 4:13:28 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: mandaladon

Will there be references to Behgahzi? I bet it will be just like love story!


3 posted on 07/29/2013 4:13:43 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: mandaladon

Of course the media would think it was just peachy if Fox News did a glowing tribute about Sarah Palin


4 posted on 07/29/2013 4:13:59 PM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: mandaladon

so NBC and now CNN too ?

when is Hustler makin their copy


5 posted on 07/29/2013 4:14:00 PM PDT by advertising guy (Obama....."..Dick Durbin was unable to attend...We love dick ".........We know Barry)
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6 posted on 07/29/2013 4:15:35 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: mandaladon

And the democrat media complex marches on


7 posted on 07/29/2013 4:16:42 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: mandaladon

Here it comes. A dumptruck full of it. Umbrellas and raincoats may keep it from dripping down your collar.


8 posted on 07/29/2013 4:17:22 PM PDT by Veto! (Opinions freely expressed as advice)
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To: ronnie raygun
Will there be references to Behgahzi?

Or snipergate? Or assassinationgate?

9 posted on 07/29/2013 4:20:43 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty
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To: mandaladon
CNN to produce Hillary Clinton film

Of course they will!

10 posted on 07/29/2013 4:20:49 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: mandaladon

CNN is shameless.

They are no longer even pretending to be objective.

Yes, they are mouthing weasel words about independence from their news and editorial side, but they are just that: weasel words.

Even CNN doesn’t expect anyone to take their weasel words seriously. But, they don’t care.


11 posted on 07/29/2013 4:21:07 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: mandaladon

She’s so competent she never saw Ambassador Stevens’ numerous requests for additional security in Benghazi, and then when she denied his requests, it wasn’t her who signed the cables. One lie after another.


12 posted on 07/29/2013 4:24:55 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: mandaladon
they no longer put up any pretense at all of being a news organization... feh
13 posted on 07/29/2013 4:26:23 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Our press has is no longer biased toward the left, they are now political activists of the left.

This is disgusting!


14 posted on 07/29/2013 4:28:53 PM PDT by Hillary'sMoralVoid
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To: mandaladon

All you need to know about Hillary Clinton is that Bill Clinton said she was his “moral compass.”


15 posted on 07/29/2013 4:35:05 PM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: mandaladon

The lovefest has started and the moochers, leeches and mental defectives
Will make her the next president. Book it!
Then book your move to Costa Rica.


16 posted on 07/29/2013 4:36:44 PM PDT by SonnyBubba
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To: mandaladon

Stalin would be proud.

Pray for America to Wake Up


17 posted on 07/29/2013 4:39:23 PM PDT by bray (Coming soon: The Republic of Texas 2022)
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To: Hillary'sMoralVoid
100%

18 posted on 07/29/2013 4:39:45 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: mandaladon

I see NBC is making a movie also... It’s called,” Ugly drunkin’ lesbo whore.”


19 posted on 07/29/2013 4:41:53 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: mandaladon
the Clinton campaign is likely to take issue with the network for dedicating so much reporting to their candidate, rather than to her competitors.

Ha! Ha! Ha! That may be the most unintentionally hysterical line I've ever read in a political article.

20 posted on 07/29/2013 4:45:15 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: mandaladon

Funny they should put out a propaganda film for the Hag right before she decides to run for President.

What ever happened to equal time?

Will they get Roseanne or Rosie O’Moose to play her in the picture? Either would do a good job and look just like her.


21 posted on 07/29/2013 4:46:43 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: mandaladon

Wow. Free campaign propaganda from CNN. Didn’t see that coming....


22 posted on 07/29/2013 4:48:14 PM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: mandaladon

We should make our own using available news clips. I’d contribute to getting it on the air.


23 posted on 07/29/2013 4:55:15 PM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: mandaladon

Modern idol worship lives on in the media.

24 posted on 07/29/2013 5:02:21 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: mandaladon

Might as well get Pixar to animate it, ‘cause it’ll be as much fantasy as anything else Pixar or other CGI studios have done.


25 posted on 07/29/2013 5:10:26 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: mandaladon

“...about former Hillary Clinton.”

If she is former Hillary Clinton, who is she now? I have a number of guesses but I will refrain...


26 posted on 07/29/2013 5:35:19 PM PDT by Portcall24
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To: mandaladon

She can’t pass the physical to be President. The Democrats can wish all they want. Putting the stress of being President on her just might finish her. And why run that kind of risk?


27 posted on 07/29/2013 5:41:28 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: mandaladon

It looks like the Nazi toads in Barry’s state controlled national “media” have decided to go with Slick Willie’s wife, Hillary Benghazi.


28 posted on 07/29/2013 6:13:36 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Let's make it our turn in 2014. Vote early and VOTE OFTEN.)
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To: mandaladon

Two thus far...CNN, NBC. Now we wait for ABC, CBS, PBS and more than likely countless others. Any bets on if she is running or not? Poor Uncle Joe, he hasn’t a chance.


29 posted on 07/29/2013 7:12:49 PM PDT by V K Lee
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