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How Ruhle will change business reporting at NBC

January 7, 2020

Posted by Chris Roush

Stephanie Ruhle

Brian Steinberg of Variety writes about how new NBC chief business correspondent Stephanie Ruhle will change business coverage at the network.

Steinberg reports, “Ruhle expects to cover bigger issues relevant to NBC News’ broader general audience, she says, such as the growing divide between workers and management; how corporations are tackling climate change; and how shifts in technology and environment will affect consumers. She also hopes to interview CEOs about their views on the way the world and business are transforming, rather than their outlook on the next quarter’s worth of EBITDA.

“‘We see CEOs almost entirely on business TV, and they just talk about their company and things that will help move their stock,’ Ruhle notes. But a general audience might want to hear from executives about their views on bigger issues like how the direction of capitalism, wealth gaps, or climate change, she adds. ‘What a vantage point they have – if we can bring that to our audience.'”

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