Red is for breaking news

Along with switching from the flipper, CNN also switched back to red for breaking news stories.

CNN previously used yellow, matching CNNI. This stood out from the other US news networks, as most have always used bright flashing red.

This move appears to be part of Jeff Zuckers changes to the network.

Screen cap via CNNFan.org

  • Eric

    The “ticker” seems to be better than the “flipper”… and red is an ideal color for breaking news. Other than CNN wooing Chris Cuomo and Jake Tapper away from ABC… I do hold out hope about the possiblility of CNN wooing Ann Curry away from NBC.