CNN Shirts FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about CNN Shirts

Thank you for your interest in CNN Shirts. With CNN Shirts you can wear the news. If you have any questions regarding CNN Shirts, please read the answers to the frequently asked questions below.


What are the minimum computer specifications required to use CNN Shirts?

  • Microsoft Windows®: 98SE, 2000, Millennium Edition, XP Home Edition, or XP Professional
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Netscape Navigator 7, Firefox 1 or Opera 7.51
  • 128 megabytes (MB) of RAM
  • Broadband Internet connection or access to a high-speed network
  • Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher resolution
  • Mac OSX
  • Safari 1.2, Firefox 1 or Opera 7.51
  • 256 megabytes (MB) of RAM
  • Broadband Internet connection or access to a high-speed network
  • Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher resolution

How do I get a CNN Shirt?

To get your own CNN Shirt please visit In the latest news section you will see a series of headlines with little t-shirt icons next to them. Click the icon that accompanies your desired headline. You will then be able to preview your shirt and proceed to checkout.

How long are headlines available?

All headlines are available since we started offering T-shirts in April. If you would like to see a listing of all headlines that are available for purchase, please visit our All Shirts page.

How can I share my CNN Shirt on Facebook?

When you purchase T-shirts from the CNN Shirt store, you will see "Share on Facebook" links that accompany all purchased headlines on your receipt page. When you click on the share button, the headline you purchased shows up in your news and minifeed.

Who manufactures CNN Shirts?

CNN Shirts are high quality American Apparel T-shirts. Please visit for more information.


What colors are CNN Shirts available in?

CNN Shirts come in gray, white, black, brown, navy blue or red.

What is the timestamp on my CNN Shirt?

The timestamp on your T-shirt denotes the date and time the headline was created.

I took my CNN shirt on vacation, and I have great pictures. Where can I send them?

Please upload any photos of you wearing a CNN Shirt to Your photo will be considered for future contests and our CNN Shirt photo archive.

I like a headline from last month, how can I get the T-shirt?

You can check out all of the headlines available on a T-shirt on our archive page.

With the election coming up, can I get a specific headline?

Check out the collection of political headlines on the All Shirts page. Just click on the Politics link.

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My CNN Shirt has not arrived yet. What do I do?

Please take up any billing or shipping inquiries with Spreadshirt, our vendor partner. Please use their provided contact form and include your order confirmation number.

How much is a CNN Shirt?

Currently CNN Shirts are priced at $15.00 US. This price does not include tax or shipping costs.

Where can I redeem a coupon for a CNN Shirt?

If you have a coupon for CNN Shirts, redeem it for discounts and free shirts at the CNN Shirt store. Pick a headline from, customize it and proceed to checkout. In the checkout phase, enter your coupon code in the coupon code field. Your coupon code is printed on your discount card, or in your discount e-mail. Please remember that all codes expire on 12/31/08 at midnight EST.

How can I track my CNN Shirt order?

All order tracking is done through Spreadshirt, our vendor partner. Orders can be tracked by logging into Spreadshirt and using the order tracking system, or by following the order confirmation links in your purchase confirmation e-mail. For any other inquiries, please contact Spreadshirt directly.