If you didn't see it, you weren't alone. CNN's ads that promoted
newly acquired anchor Paula Zahn as "sexy" while accompanied by the
sound of what some said was a zipper were short lived - airing only a
dozen or so times. Even so, the ads proved highly controversial,
prompting plenty of discussion in the media, with practically none of it
favorable to the world-renowned cable network.
Reaction to the ad even included ridicule. Rival Fox News Channel
(January 7) introduced a segment on the ad by ...