CNN cancels plans for Breivik interview
NRK reports that CNN has cancelled plans to interview Anders Behring Breivik. “I can now confirm that CNN is no longer working on getting an interview with Anders Behring Breivik,” CNN press spokesman, Jonathan Hawkins, reportedly wrote in an email to NRK.
NRK writes that Breivik said yes to an interview request from CNN and that it is unclear why the interview plans are now cancelled. The last time Breivik agreed to an interview with the British broadcaster, BBC, the Justice Department blocked the interview.
[Note: NRK has edited the title of one of the below articles, and the text of the other. The Google translations are from the original versions.]
CNN will not be interviewed Breivik
Thursday was NRK.no an email in which television channel denied that they will interview the terrorist.
“I can confirm that CNN is no longer working to get an interview with Anders Breivik Behring,” writes spokesman Jonathan Hawkins of CNN International to NRK in an e-mail.
It is still unclear why the TV channel has pulled out of a possible interview….
Original article: CNN vil ikke intervjue Breivik
CNN negotiates about interview with Breivik
It is not yet given the final green light if and when the interview can take place. TV channel awaiting for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation has learned that the police will do a background check of a photographer.
“At this point, I can not confirm that we will interview Anders Breivik Behring. We do not comment on speculation about how we will cover the trial, but I can confirm that we, like many other news organizations, has requested an interview with him,” said Jonathan Hawkins, a spokesman at CNN International to NRK….
Original article: CNN forhandler om intervju med Breivik