That Escalated Quickly! Fox Business and CNBC Reporter Twitter Feud

November 7th, 2014 5:35 PM
On Friday CNBC’s Ron Insana and Fox Business News’s Charles Gasparino engaged in a Twitter fight that included cheap shots like “you will always be a fat slob i’d smack u silly but it wld be considered child abuse” from Gasparino and comebacks from Insana like: “you shall remain a single-source shill for whomever whispers in your ear. As for the smack down…

Thursday Morning: Fox Gives 15 Minutes to Latest IRS Scandal Details

May 23rd, 2013 5:14 PM
There have been a number of new revelations this week in the ever expanding scope of the IRS scandal. However, even with so many developments in the investigation of this egregious scandal, there was extremely limited coverage of the unfolding of this affair in the morning news of many more liberal stations like ABC, NBC, and CBS. In contrast, Fox News devoted almost 15 minutes in their…

Gasparino at NY Post on 'Lie-bor' Scandal: 'Geithner Yawned at Epic Fr

July 16th, 2012 4:53 PM
Here's how a "Business Highlights" item at the Associated Press summarized the situation between Timothy Geithner and London banks whose officials had admitted to rigging the London Interbank Offered Rate ("Libor") on Friday evening: "The Federal Reserve Bank of New York released documents Friday that show it learned five years ago of big banks understating their…

LAT’s Oliphant Lets Joe Biden Babble Away, Part 3 of 3: How TARP Rea

October 6th, 2011 11:59 PM
In a report filed at the Los Angeles Times's Politics Now blog earlier today, Washington Bureau reporter James Oliphant relayed a number of whoppers delivered by Vice President Joe Biden without anything resembling a challenge. In Part 1, I noted how Biden, who in August described Tea Party sympathizers as "terrorists" and in September as "barbarians," today spoke…

CNBC Finally Embraces Santelli's Tea Party Rant

November 1st, 2010 3:27 PM
One day before what many say will be an historic election; CNBC appears to finally be embracing one of the most famous moments in the network’s history: A Feb. 19, 2009 “rant heard around the world” by CME Group floor reporter Rick Santelli, which is credited by many for igniting the Tea Party movement. Throughout the day on Nov. 1, CNBC aired a 30-second spot encouraging…

At Crunch Time, Charles 'Paulson Put a Gun to All Their Heads' Gaspari

August 11th, 2010 3:29 PM
Earlier today, NB's Lachlan Markey covered Bill O'Reilly's interview with the Fox Business Channel's Charles Gasparino.In that interview, Gasparino confirmed what the New York Post reported in April of last year, namely that "GE Execs Encouraged CNBC Staff to Go Easy on Obama."The suits at GE, including Chairman Jeff Inmelt, had a clear motivation for encouraging their reporters to…

Gasparino: 'It is My Job to Turn This Into a Barroom Brawl' with CNBC

February 22nd, 2010 5:58 PM
A little competition is good for consumers, right? If that's the case, it looks promising for consumers of cable business news. Former CNBC on-air-editor, now the senior contributor for the Fox Business Network, Charles Gasparino vows to provide just that. Gasparino appeared on the Feb. 22 broadcast of FBN's "Imus in the Morning" and explained why he made the move. "I always…

'World News' Trumps Up Severity of Former Countrywide CEO Civil Charge

June 5th, 2009 10:51 AM
Throughout 2008, Countrywide Financial, now owned by Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), was attacked as being culpable for the financial crisis. Adam Lashinsky of Fortune magazine, in an appearance on Fox News Channel's "Cavuto on Business" June 21, 2008, predicted the attacks "won't stop until they do a perp walk with Angelo Mozilo - the CEO of Countrywide." A year later, a report…

CNBC Reporter: Obama Suffers 'Blind Loyalty' to Economy-killing Polici

October 13th, 2008 2:57 PM
The stock market is casting a vote of "no confidence" in Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and his Republican opponent is missing an opportunity to slam the freshman senator for an economic agenda that is a rehash of the worst of Presidents Herbert Hoover and Jimmy Carter.So argued on-air editor Charles Gasparino in an October 13 op-ed in the New York Post, where the CNBC talent mentioned that even…