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Murrow's gripping live radio reports of the German bombing of London during World War II.

Unable to immediately broadcast live pictures from Baghdad, CNN's coverage of the initial hours of the Gulf War had the dramatic feel of a radio broadcast – and was compared to legendary CBS news anchor Edward R.

We're seeing bright flashes going off all over the sky.

Coverage of the first Gulf War and other crises of the early 1990s (particularly the infamous Battle of Mogadishu) led officials at the Pentagon to coin the term "the CNN effect" to describe the perceived impact of real time, 24-hour news coverage on the decision-making processes of the American government. You are looking at obviously a very disturbing live shot there.

Although Trump had promised to block the acquisition entirely during his presidential campaign, Trump's transition team later stated that the government planned to evaluate the deal without prejudice.

In October 2017, Stephenson downplayed the possibility that the ongoing tensions between Trump and CNN could affect the deal, stating that he "[didn't] know what the relevance of CNN is in terms of an antitrust review", and that AT&T did not plan to make managerial changes to Time Warner properties that were operating well, such as CNN.

CNN's media analyst Brian Stelter noted that media outlets were interpreting the alleged recommendations as being either a genuine concern for AT&T's scale following the merger, or a retaliatory measure by the Trump administration against CNN.

At the Deal Book conference in New York City the next day, Stephenson denied that the Department had demanded the divestment of CNN at all (stating that he had have "never been told that the price of getting the deal done was selling CNN"), and that the company aimed to "get to a negotiated settlement".

Later in 2007, the channel hosted the first CNN/You Tube presidential debates, a non-traditional format where viewers were invited to pre-submit questions over the internet via the You Tube video-sharing service.

Throughout the campaign, the network aired unedited coverage of many of the Trump campaign rallies.

Later that month, a group of Democratic United States Senators, led by Amy Klobuchar, issued a request for information over allegations that the Trump administration was planning to use CNN as "leverage for political gain" in the process of clearing the proposed acquisition of its parent company Time Warner by AT&T—a purchase which was first announced in October 2016.