Tagged: TheStreet.com

Citigroup statement reported as fact 0

Citigroup statement reported as fact

TheStreet.com media critic Marek Fuchs writes Monday that business journalists have taken Citigroup’s statement that its earnings would return to normal next quarter hook, line and sinker. Fuchs wrote, “On this subject, mark The...

TheStreet.com president steps down 0

TheStreet.com president steps down

Jim Lonergan, the president and chief operating officer of business news web site TheStreet.com, will leave the company later this month amid shuffling of jobs among executives, according to a short story on the...

Don't automatically make comparisons 0

Don't automatically make comparisons

TheStreet.com media critic Marek Fuchs writes Friday that business journalists should avoid making automatic comparisons between companies in the same industry in stories because it leads too often to the sort of sloppy reporting that...

Is TheStreet.com in play? 0

Is TheStreet.com in play?

Ashkan Karbasfrooshan of the Seeking Alpha web site wonders if TheStreet.com is an acquisition target, potentially by NBC. Karbasfrooshan wrote, “TheStreet.com has historically been too reliant on subscriptions, a revenue stream that in today’s...

Did Countrywide CEO lie on CNBC? 0

Did Countrywide CEO lie on CNBC?

TheStreet.com media critic Marek Fuchs wants to know if Countrywide Financial CEO Angelo Mozilo lied during an interview on CNBC last week when he said the lender had stopped making loans to people who...