A ‘New Overriding Mission’ for CNBC

Personally inclined to think that “CNBC may be beyond repair,” John Nichols (Nation, 3/17/09) still thinks a new Fix CNBC! campaign’s “messaging is smart and instructive with regard to the broader media crisis in America,” quoting their open letter to the financial network: Americans need CNBC to do strong, watchdog journalism–asking tough questions to Wall Street, debunking lies and reporting the truth. Instead, CNBC has done PR for Wall Street. You’ve been so obsessed with getting “access” to failed CEOs that you willfully passed on misinformation to the public for years, helping to get us into the economic crisis we […]