Jeff Zucker just announced his resignation to a stunned CNN. pic.twitter.com/sWXYNBO20d— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) February 2, 2022
Zucker did not name his colleague in the memo, but the relationship is with Allison Gollust, the chief marketing officer for CNN. Gollust is remaining at CNN. https://t.co/leQjFGOtmi— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) February 2, 2022
Going live on @CNN now with the breaking news about Jeff Zucker's resignation.— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) February 2, 2022
.@brianstelter reads a statement from Allison Gollust, the colleague who was having a consensual relationship with Jeff Zucker:— Mediaite (@Mediaite) February 2, 2022
"Jeff and I have been close friends and professional partners for over 20 years. Recently our relationship changed during Covid." pic.twitter.com/Cd13FR1pBB
"Let's trace the falling dominoes back to their source," suggests @joelmmathis. "Zucker fell because Chris Cuomo fell. And Cuomo fell because his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, fell." https://t.co/2v8XApTtL0— The Week (@TheWeek) February 2, 2022
Is this the end?
The boss has fallen on his sword.
What does it mean for “journalism” in America?
Note: Rumors are spreading on the internet that Chris Cuomo dropped dirt on Zucker.