CNBC anchor uses slur against Indians

Chris Roush

Chris Roush is the dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. He was previously Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill. He is a former business journalist for Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. He is the author of the leading business reporting textbook "Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication" and "Thinking Things Over," a biography of former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster.

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26 Responses

  1. John Cram says:

    Joe Kernen is always making racists comment, nothing new here. I was hoping someone would call him out on it, hence I read these piece.

  2. Montezuma says:

    These idiots just talk to fill time. What a bunch of morons.

  3. No He Didn't says:

    He didn’t ask if indians were good at 7/11’s he asked if Rupees were.

  4. 0d1n24 says:

    He asked if rupees, not Indians, were good @ 7-11. Still racist, but you might want to correct your article.

  5. appu says:

    I really hope some bloke from a 7/11 takes Joe’s job. Glad that racism is becoming mainstream now. It used to be relegated to the anonymous comments section – now that its more and more out in the open at least we will not hide behind a veil of perceived racial equality.

  1. November 17, 2013

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