Round 27: Blue Cross Blue Shield vs CNN

This is Round 27 in our Worst Company in America contest, Blue Cross Blue Shield vs CNN. Vote which sucks more, inside…

Here’s what our readers said when they nominated these two companies:

Blue Cross Blue Shield:
“operate on “screw the customer” as their guiding principle. “
“for sending out those letters to get Dr.’s to rat out any patients that they think might have had a pre-existing condition when they signed up, no matter how long it’s been since they signed up, and then lying about it in a press release. I won’t even touch on their capricious rate increases and cancellations of the past.”
“They have made an art of denying claims and coverage to people with valid claims. “

CNN: The commenter who nominated CNN did so in the following nomination comment: “Blackwater, Halliburton, Exxon, Diebold, Fox, CNN and the NY Times.” I think you can figure out from the context why CNN is on this person’s shitlist.

This is a post in our Worst Company In America 2008 series. The companies nominated for this honor were chosen by you, the readers. Keep track of all the goings on at

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