Cramer Eats Crow

The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10cJim Cramer Interview Outtake Pt. 2Daily Show Full EpisodesImportant Things w/ Demetri MartinPolitical HumorJim CramerMy wife has pedestrian tastes in her TV fare. I peeked in on her the other night and caught her watching the most vapid and annoying show on television. If you…… Continue reading Cramer Eats Crow

Blago and Thain’s TV Defense

If the PR handlers for Rod Blagojevich and John Thain had some social media mojo, what could/should they be doing to resuscitate their bosses’ tarnished reputations?As it presently stands, TV is serving as the primary vehicle for correcting what these beleaguered bosses believe – rightly or wrongly – has led to their demise in the…… Continue reading Blago and Thain’s TV Defense

See No Evil

The Times’s Andrew Ross Sorkin today draws our attention to the exuberance displayed by those financial titans whose companies were a hair’s breath from insolvency.In the piece, he cites buoyant prognostications by the CEO or CFOs of Wachovia, Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns, all of whom made the media rounds to extol the virtues of…… Continue reading See No Evil

Biz Beat Buzz

Few will argue with the girth of Conde Nast’s much-hyped entry into the crowded business magazine space. That hyperbole (along with some internal tension) fed the lukewarm reception the magazine initially endured from the abundant pundits who follow the media biz.But those in the know knew that S.I. was in it for the long haul,…… Continue reading Biz Beat Buzz

PR Cred

So whose great idea was it to bring in a former lawyer, I mean a former district attorney, to take over the PR reins at CNBC? (I mean would you vote for Fred or Rudy as President?) Maybe the content-sharing deal with News Corp-owned Dow Jones is headed into litigious waters?All I know is that…… Continue reading PR Cred