John Carney of The Business Insider has an interesting item about how CNBC has banned one of its anchors, Charles Gasparino, from appearing on Dylan Ratigan‘s show on MSNBC to promote his new book about Wall Street.
Carney writes, “We’re told that by a person familiar with the matter that Gasparino has been told he cannot appear on Dylan Ratigan’s MSNBC show to promote the book. It appears that CNBC executives are still upset over Dylan’s defection from the network.
“‘The Dylan thing is still weird,’ one CNBC insider said.
“What makes it truly weird is that both networks are owned by General Electric. Shouldn’t some grownup at the parent company be able to rein in the fighting between the television networks?”
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