Court TV Fires Half Of their Online Staff; Shifting Trial Coverage To

CourtTV, which is in the middle of changing its name to truTV, has laid 16 of the 31 people on its online staff as the network shifts its online trial coverage to, reports TVWeek. CNN will be replacing its site with The new site will pick up trial coverage and will be managed by staff in Atlanta.

Staci adds: I’ve confirmed that has no plans to add staff to manage the extra coverage, set to begin Jan. 1. In addition to the online trial coverage, inherits CourtTV’s crime library. The new section also will have the in-depth reporting on the Justice Department. (We can only hope they rethink changing the name of the section from to Meanwhile, a statement from truTV sheds little light about their plans for the new, other than using video to match their programming.


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