Why Chris Cuomo Won’t Survive His CNN Suspension

”It was unnecessary for him to be that involved in his brother’s campaign and in political business,“ one media critic says

While Chris Cuomo’s future with CNN is uncertain after the network suspended him indefinitely on Tuesday, media and journalism experts wonder if the primetime host should return at all given the severity of what they call ethical missteps in using his position to help his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, battle sexual harassment accusations.

During an appearance on CNN’s “New Day” on Wednesday, Brian Stelter suggested that the network might try to wait out the bad press surrounding Cuomo over the next few weeks: “It’s possible he’ll be back in January.”

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Lindsey Ellefson

Media reporter • lindsey.ellefson@thewrap.com • Twitter: @ellefs0n

Antoinette Siu

Media and Tech Reporter • antoinette.siu@thewrap.com • Twitter: @antoinettesiu