This ought to be a great time for the agencies as costs force news organisations to cut their own international news operations they should be more dependant on AP and Reuters. But it seems CNN are drawing a line on agency costs and making the strategic moved to produce and exploit their own material more.
They also announced "CNN Share" and internal operation to move their own amaterial around the CNN operation more effectively. News Corporation recently announced something similar.
(Investing in original and distinctive journalism and exploiting your own material across programmes and platforms better. The BBC once had a News Director who argued for both those things about 7 years ago. Who was that guy?)