Posts Tagged: CNN apple


5
Feb 15

Apple Watch to flop! Sell! Sell!

You have to give CNN’s David Goldman a little credit.

With Apple’s next potential revolution still a few months away, he’s going for the gusto.

He’s not just saying that the Apple Watch won’t be as big as previous Apple hits. He’s saying the Apple Watch will flop. Period.

That’s the kind of bravado we like to see. Especially since no product in modern Apple history has ever flopped, despite the many who have predicted otherwise.

So, you might wonder, upon what insights does David base his prediction? Let’s take a little ride… Continue reading →


9
Sep 13

CNN plays the “Apple is failing” card again

Apparently, there isn’t much real news left in the world.

Why else would CNN present an ill-reasoned opinion piece as a front-page news story?

Oh, right. Because another “Apple is in serious trouble” story is always good for a few clicks.

With the scent of CNN’s recent Apple-doubting articles still in the air, this link was listed among the news headlines yesterday: Apple’s innovation problem is real.

Unfortunately, the only reality one can take from this article is that two writers can write a more vapid article than one. Continue reading →


29
Jul 13

CNN’s Apple sensationalism

Actually, CNN’s objectivity appears to be headed in the wrong direction

Sensationalism is hardly anything new in the news biz. Death, destruction and scandal have always been good draws.

But there’s a big difference between reporting about sensational things and misrepresenting facts for the purpose of sensationalizing.

At the very least, you’d think that when it comes to business news, a major news organization would go out of its way to be objective. Yet CNN seems unable to resist jumping on the “Apple is doomed” bandwagon.

Recently, it featured a poorly-written Apple-bashing Mashable article on its front page along with the real news.

Last week it descended even further. Continue reading →