October 1 - CNN fires Rick Sanchez

On October 1, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP000008070" title="CNN (tv network)" href="/topic/business/media-industry/news-agency/cnn-%28tv-network%29-ORCRP000008070.topic">CNN</a> fired afternoon host <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB00011131" title="Rick Sanchez" href="/topic/arts-culture/mass-media/news-media/rick-sanchez-PECLB00011131.topic">Rick Sanchez</a> following comments he made on a radio show claiming <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP000011741" title="Comedy Central (tv network)" href="/topic/business/media-industry/television-industry/comedy-central-%28tv-network%29-ORCRP000011741.topic">'Comedy Central'</a> host <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB004184" title="Jon Stewart" href="/topic/entertainment/television/jon-stewart-PECLB004184.topic">Jon Stewart</a> was a "bigot," and that CNN and all media outlets are run by Jewish people.  Sanchez later apologized for the comments.
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On October 1, CNN fired afternoon host Rick Sanchez following comments he made on a radio show claiming 'Comedy Central' host Jon Stewart was a "bigot," and that CNN and all media outlets are run by Jewish people. Sanchez later apologized for the comments.

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