Undermining? More like selling the brand: “Mr. Zucker noted that CNN’s total viewership among adults 25 to 54, a key advertising demographic, was the highest in the network’s history. And he said the network was on track to clear more than $1 billion in profit this year.”
You can say “look we’re bringing down the CNN machine by using their logo in a negative meme” but the numbers say you’re just keeping their brand Kardashian strong.