President Obama’s choice for US Ambassador to Hungary is raising eyebrows. His choice, Colleen Bell, is a television producer most famous for the daytime soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful.” Bell appears to have no particular experience with or knowledge of the nation of Hungary. But what she lacks in knowledge and experience seems to be made up for in campaign contributions.
|By: DSWright Monday November 11, 2013 2:25 pm|
|By: Gregg Levine Monday April 16, 2012 4:05 pm|
Rubbing elbows at exclusive, industry-sponsored “forums” might make sense for corporate bottom lines, and it might make life a little easier–or at least a little more fun–for stressed-out scribes, but it does nothing, really, for the consumer. And that would be for the consumer of the energy product or the news product.
|By: emptywheel Thursday September 9, 2010 9:00 am|
Ceci Connolly’s departure from the Washington Post for McKinsey & Co. offers an unfortunate and disturbing lesson for other journalists: the best way to get out of the troubled news industry and into something more lucrative is with corporate shilling masquerading as journalism.