CNBC Jumps Shark, Drops Pretense And Does JPMorgan Damage Control Live

By: Monday September 30, 2013 12:02 pm

CNBC is the Fox News of financial journalism in that few consider them to be journalists. The financial press in general has a reputation for being courtiers for Wall Street in hopes of finding a job or spouse in the halls of money. But CNBC fails to even offer the patina of journalistic pretense most of the finance press displays. They are, quite clearly, hacks posing as journalists.

Would a Koch Takeover of Cato Make War With Iran More Likely?

By: Tuesday March 13, 2012 3:30 pm

The Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank, generally sides with the Right, but it has long shown an independent streak, sometimes bucking conservative orthodoxy on civil liberties, the war on drugs, and U.S. militarism. Will that change if Charles and David Koch succeed in their efforts to take over Cato?

The Hack Pool

By: Wednesday November 24, 2010 12:55 pm

Over at Salon, Alex Pareene has compiled a compelling and entertaining list of the top 30 media hacks of our time, and he has been doling them out on a daily basis with the top ten due to drop on Wednesday (maybe now while you are reading this! Exciting!) Who will be the next deserving hack?

Alex Chilton in the Halls of Congress

By: Thursday March 18, 2010 7:00 pm

Rest in peace, Alex. Good work, Rep. Cohen.

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