Tagged: CNBC

Are biz sources being silenced?

Are biz sources being silenced?

Bill Fleckenstein, who runs a hedge fund in Seattle and writes a column for MSN Money, believes that some hedge fund managers are no longer willing to talk on the record to business journalists...

Following Cramer's stock picks

Following Cramer's stock picks

USA Today financial markets reporter Matt Krantz said he recently asked the producers of Jim Cramer’s “Mad Money” show for a list of Cramer’s stock picks so he could review their performance. Krantz writes,...

Friedman: CNBC playing a dangerous game

Friedman: CNBC playing a dangerous game

MarketWatch media columnist Jon Friedman laments what is happening on CNBC, particularly the stock portfolio contest that is being launched. Friedman argues that the stock contest takes away from the business cable network’s serious...

Cramer=Stock tips for suckers

Cramer=Stock tips for suckers

Scott Collins, who writes the TV industry blog “Channel Island” for the Los Angeles Times, has unearthed a study by some Northwestern University students who say that “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer’s stock picks...

Thoughts from New York

Thoughts from New York

As mentioned earlier, I took a group of students in my “Business Reporting” class to New York during Spring Break last week and met with people from the business journalism world. Here are some...

Herb Greenberg and shorts

Herb Greenberg and shorts

Don Bauder writes in the San Diego Reader about MarketWatch.com columnist Herb Greenberg and his use of shorts as sources in the wake of the SEC subpoenas against Greenberg and a couple of other...