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'Fake News' Charge Not Hurting CNN, Zucker Says

A survey conducted by CNN has found that its reputation has not been hurt by President Trump's accusations of "fake news," CNN CEO Jeff Zucker said.

Zucker said he had been concerned that the drum beat from the White House was tarnishing the cable news network's brand and he commissioned one of the network's biggest studies ever.

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"We are still incredibly trusted," Zucker said. "There is no impact whatsoever from all these attacks on the CNN brand."


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