Sam Zell popped over to CNBC’s Squawk Box on Tuesday to chat about real estate and investment opportunities in the U.S. and abroad. This being MediaFile, we were most interested in what Zell had to say about Tribune Co., the company that he helms and that is currently slogging its way through a bankruptcy with warring creditors.
Ever wonder what News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch thinks about the direction this country is going and how President Obama is handling his job? If you were on hand during the opening panel at The New York Forum last night in mid-town Manhattan, you got an earful.
When news of Comcast’s bid for NBC Universal broke on Sept 30 most of the spotlight focused on Comcast chairman and CEO Brian Roberts.
It seemed only a bit odd that media star Arianna Huffington was the guest host on CNBC the day the all-important stress test results were due. Not to play down her credentials in media or commentary circles, but where were the celebrated bank analysts, the corporate chieftains and the investment gurus who so routinely enjoy a dose of the limelight on America's Business Channel?
Rick Santelli’s extended tryout process to join the more vitriolic commentary-mongers at Fox News continues. Santelli already raised eyebrows and network blood pressure at CNBC when he aired his “tea party” comments on live TV, raising questions among media obsessives about whether he was in the tank for the Republican Party.
Slightly down is the new up.
At least judging from the reception that advertising giant WPP received today after it predicted like-for-like revenue would drop 2 percent this year.