CNN Signs Election Sponsors


Cable News Network said it booked AT&T Corp., DaimlerChrysler and Samsung Electronics America Inc. as sponsors of its election coverage, which it is calling "America Votes 2004."

AT&T is the exclusive networking advertiser, while Samsung receives consumer-electronics and wireless-hardware exclusivity and DaimlerChrysler is the exclusive domestic-automotive sponsor for its Chrysler and Jeep brands.

CNN said the AT&T and Samsung sponsorships encompass CNN, CNN Headline News, CNNfn, (, CNN Airport Networks and its CNNtoGo product for mobile devices, while the DaimlerChrysler deal includes CNN, Headline News and