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CNNMoney
CNNMoney Logo.png
Type of site
Financial news
Available in English
Owner Turner Broadcasting System
Website money.cnn.com

CNNMoney.com is a financial news and information website, operated by CNN. The website was originally formed as a joint venture between CNN and Time Warner's Fortune and Money magazines. Since the spin-off of Time Warner's publishing assets, CNNMoney now operates as part of CNN.com and is no longer tied to these magazines.

History[edit]

CNN Money launched in 2001, replacing CNNfn's website. Time Warner had also announced an intention to relaunch the CNNfn television network under the CNNMoney moniker, but those plans were apparently scrapped.[1]

Prior to June 2014, the website was operated as a joint venture between CNN and two Time Warner-published business magazines; Fortune and Money. In June 2014, Time Warner's publishing assets were spun-out as Time Inc.; as a result, all three properties launched separate web presences. With the re-launch, CNN head Jeff Zucker also promised increased synergies between the website and the CNN channel, such as branded segments and the re-branding of CNN's weekly financial show Your Money as CNNMoney.[2][3]

International franchises[edit]

In January 2018 came the launch of the first country-specific version, CNNMoney Switzerland, with a main newsroom in Zurich broadcasting three hours of live English-language business and financial news programming every weekday. The channel is privately-owned, and the first implementation of CNN Worldwide's plan to roll out the CNNMoney brand internationally.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CNNfn To Become CNN MONEY" (Press release). Time Warner. January 31, 2001. 
  2. ^ Merrill Knox. "New CNNMoney 'Will Be More Connected to CNN Television Than Ever'". TVNewser. Retrieved July 22, 2014. 
  3. ^ Emma Bazilian (June 1, 2014). "Fortune, Money Spinoff From CNNMoney.com - Both titles finally have stand-alone sites". Adweek. Retrieved July 22, 2014. 
  4. ^ "CNN Money Switzerland to launch on January 24"

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