CNN has been one channel that makes extensive use of affiliated reporters that are local to, and often directly affected by, the events they are reporting. CNN also has a website, cnn.com, the international edition of which is constantly updated to bring the top news stories from around the world. Dedicated staff in London and Hong Kong, working with colleagues at CNN's world headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and with bureaus worldwide, produce it. CNN.com relies heavily on CNN's global team of almost 4,000 news professionals.
CNN with its latest technology and always alert team has been one of the largest international channels which creates news on the basis of primary source materials. This channel has been popularly known for some of its exclusive coverage that began from 1986 onwards. Some of the major events that were covered by CNN included the great Challenger disaster that gave full coverage of the launching of and subsequent explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger that was launched in 28 January, 1986 that killed seven crew members. The next coverage for which CNN is broadly known was Gulf War in 1991. CNN marked a watershed when it placed its coverage on September 11 attacks. This was thee first channel to the break the news of September 11 attack in 2001.At present it is the first channel that telecasts some of the top cover stories from the entire world.
CNN primarily hosts a number of shows among which the most popular are World Business Today, World One, American Morning, CNN Newsroom, The Situation Room, John King USA, Parker Spitzer, Piers Morgan Tonight and Anderson Cooper 360. While these are some of leading shows shown on weekdays, there have been some exclusive shows on Saturdays and Sundays. This includes CNN Saturday Morning, and CNN Sunday Morning, Your bottom Line, Fareed Zakaria GPS etc. These news editions include a wide range of topics including day to day highlighting events that makes news, business news, political news, as well as news on international and domestic issues. Overall CNN concentrates on the continuous flow of news that should highlight all that which makes news of the day.
CNN very recently introduced some new technicalities different from its earlier channels. This includes its new graphic package of on-air presentation. This was a comprehensive redesigning which replaced its existing style. Since March 2009 the channel witnessed further changes which were introduced by launching CNN HD logo which made it very similar to CNN International. Again in 2011 CNN introduced some of its most recent graphics packages. This boosted the existing network package of the channel which now shares both standard definition and high definition formats based on 16:9 formats. Among its recent coverage the channel had full HD coverage of the American Votes 2008 and American Election system. Along with this it also introduced Online News Interaction. In case of India CNN gave a two hour live show on Indo- Pak relations which included discussions with some prominent personalities.
Overall CNN is world's most current and technically vibrant channel with all technical superiority which flashes the news from all corners of the world.