CNN is defined as the acronym for Cable News Network a news network on cable television that broadcasts news 24 hours a day, seven days a week. CNN was the first 24-hour news channel in the history of television and the first channel dedicated solely to news in the United States.
An example of CNN is the nightly news program, The Situation Room, which provides current news and analysis.
- Sports Illustrated / CNN: The first name in print sports journalism and the first name in 24-hour cable news have teamed up to provide you with up-to-the-minute coverage of the NFL in a format that you can use for fantasy football.
- CNN Money provides an income-to-mortgage calculator tool that takes into account your income, down payment, and monthly debt, plus the data from a prospective loan you hope to obtain to tell you how much you can afford.
- In 2002, CNN reported that the Federal Comunications Commission received over 500 email complaints regarding the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, leading the FCC to reexamine their definition of "indecency."
- Around the same time that this story was released, CNN also released a report that State Farm wrongly denied a number of claims in the states of Louisiana and Mississippi originating from Hurricane Katrina.
- After two seasons and watching the events of September 11, 2001, Anderson Cooper returned to broadcast news and landed a job at CNN, where he co-anchored American Morning with Paula Zahn.