According to recent articles, the Fox Business Network (FBN) still lags far, far behind its competitors at CNBC in terms of the size of its audience.
But amid the current financial panic, FBN is hoping to win over some viewers by running a political-style attack-ad knocking the record of CNBC’s Jim Cramer. Read More
TheStreet.com—a financial news site started by Jim Cramer in 1996—laid off roughly half a dozen employees yesterday afternoon, Media Mob has learned.
Earlier this afternoon Editor-in-Chief David Morrow confirmed that there had been layoffs but declined to say exactly how many; and, according to Mr. Morrow, the cuts were not indicative of financial problems at Read More
Jim Cramer has signed a multi-year deal to remain with CNBC, it was announced last night. Here’s the release:
CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced that Jim Cramer, host of “Mad Money w/Jim Cramer” (6PM & 11PM ET), has signed a multi-year deal to remain with the network.
“Jim has played an integral part Read More
Here’s Eliot Spitzer and Andrew Cuomo at a press conference earlier today about subprime mortgages. In this clip, they evince amusement at professional Loud Guy Jim Cramer’s harsh remarks about them. Read More
Eliot Spitzer and Andrew Cuomo walked into the conference room in the governor’s midtown office together, along with a few elected officials, to discuss the state’s strategy for dealing with the sub-prime mortgage crisis.
Spitzer said one in five sub-prime mortgage loans in New York State ended in foreclosure, making it a widespread crisis. Read More
Looks like CNBC might give Fox Business a run for its money–at least in terms of childishly bombastic rhetoric. "We have a competitor now in Fox and it is really important to destroy and mutilate them," Mad Money host Jim Cramer told Broadcasting and Cable.
Meanwhile, Thomas Clarke of Read More
One television network executive, contacted with urgency on Jan. 16 to discuss matters of great importance to the future of the medium, responded via e-mail at 9:26 p.m.
“I’m steeped in Golden Globes!” he wrote.
Which makes you think two things. First: Oh! That’s right. The Golden Globes are on. And second: Why on earth, Read More
I remember the first time I saw James Cramer on TV. I thought , ” Man , whatever is the opposite of yoga, this guy is doing it.” Mr. Cramer was(andremains) everything Om Shantih isn’t: uncool bordering on berserk, manic, churlish and very, very smart. Mr. Cramer’s Confessions of a Street Addict is the first Read More
Carl Icahn is a very funny guy. Seriously.
Just ask anyone who was present at the Tomorrow’s Children’s Fund Investment Conference in the late afternoon on Wednesday, May 9, where the legendary arbitrageur and raider slayed the crowd in the Grand Hyatt ballroom. A few hundred suits had gathered there to pick up stock tips Read More
Newly installed Daily News editor in chief Ed Kosner hasn’t reached his May 1 deadline for studying the newspaper, but one of the first moves is elevating former Time magazine star and Brill’s Content editor Michael Kramer, who had been overseeing the editorial pages of Mr. Kosner’s Sunday edition, to oversee all of the News’ Read More