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CNN More Than Doubles Ratings With Cruise-From-Hell Coverage

CNN's continuous coverage of the stalled cruise ship Triumph docking in Alabama last Thursday more than doubled the cable network's ratings "compared to the prior four Thursdays, according to Nielsen data," writes Andrea Morabito. The network "was still a solid number two to Fox News" but beat out MSNBC.

In another lifetime, we covered the cruise industry -- and the only "reportage" of last week's debacle we enjoyed was the "Saturday Night Live" spoof showing a cruise director attempting to entertain the passengers stuck onboard.

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