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Antonio Weiss' Supporters Tout His Authorship Of A Liberal Think-Tank's Economic Study. But Why? | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics

Antonio Weiss, the Lazard mergers and acquisitions expert who the Obama administration has tapped to serve as the U.S. Treasury's undersecretary of do...

NYT Wall Street Scribe's Dishonest War On Elizabeth Warren

Naked Capitalism | Posted 12.09.2014 | Media

What is striking is the way that Sorkin and his colleagues have launched what amounts to a media war against Warren in defense of Weiss, and have sham...

Jason Linkins

Let's Draft Fewer Wall Streeters Into Washington For A Change | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics

Public service -- should we do more to encourage people to participate in it? Absolutely, yes. America's strength is derived from a citizenry of diver...

An Emotional, Poorly Argued Attack on Elizabeth Warren from Times' Sorkin

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Sorkin's periodic defenses of the powerful are no longer unexpected. More surprising is the overall theme of this attack, which characterizes the congenial senator as enraged and wrathful, and her position as petty and irrational.

Why A Walgreens Boycott Could Be A Wakeup Call For Washington

Don McNay | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Don McNay

Walgreens becoming a "foreign" company is a slap in the face to Americans for a number of reasons. As Sorkin noted, they received $16.7 billion from Medicare and Medicaid last year, which is about 25 percent of its corporate revenues.

NY Times Superstar Comes Under Withering Fire

Posted 02.27.2014 | Media

He isn’t explaining finance to the people—you’d be better served reading John Kenneth Galbraith to understand how finance works—he’s justify...

Sorkin's Failed Apologia for JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Andrew Ross Sorkin's portrayal of JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon as the innocent and beleaguered victim of "writers, editors and bloggers" is likely to stand as a cautionary tale, a warning for future generations about what happens when financial journalists lose their objectivity.

Breaking Bad's Only Plot Flaw: Sorkin & Gray Matter

Jerry and Joe Long | Posted 11.30.2013 | Comedy
Jerry and Joe Long

The only actual plot flaw in the magisterial Breaking Bad was Charlie Rose "quoting" an Andrew Ross Sorkin column which criticized billionaires Gretchen and Elliot Schwartz.

In Defense of Nepotism and Classism at the New York Times

Keli Goff | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business
Keli Goff

I've been hard pressed to identify mainstream news outlets that qualify as bastions of true liberalism, actively devoted to advancing basic liberal principles such as racial and economic equality. I was reminded of this upon reading a recent column by Andrew Ross Sorkin.

Going Postal: The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos and Model Building

Frank Islam | Posted 10.15.2013 | Media
Frank Islam

Graham felt comfortable "going postal" by bringing Jeff Bezos into the family. He knew that what the family and the nation needed at this point in time, and for the future, was a model builder.

Snowden Coverage: If U.S. Mass Media Were State-Controlled, Would They Look Any Different?

Jeff Cohen | Posted 08.26.2013 | Media
Jeff Cohen

When a huge swath of the country is on the side of the guy-on-the-run and not the government, it's much easier to see that there's nothing "objective" or "neutral" about journalists who so closely identify with the spy agencies or Justice Department or White House.

Reporter Apologizes For Suggesting Greenwald's Arrest

Posted 08.25.2013 | Media

CNBC host and New York Times reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin apologized to Glenn Greenwald on Tuesday for suggesting that he should possibly be arrested i...

Arianna Talks De-Stressing At Work

Huff TV | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Huff TV

During Arianna's stint as guest host of CNBC's "Squawk Box" Tuesday morning, she and her co-hosts discussed the growing trend of workplaces encouragin...

Tim Geithner's Biggest Problem

The New Republic | NOAM SCHEIBER | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

What are we to make of Tim Geithner on his last day as Treasury Secretary? For my money, the story that best gets at his essential Geithner-ness took ...

Davos Lightning Round: Where Do Good Policy and Good Business Align?

Ian Bremmer | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business
Ian Bremmer

2013-01-23-FinalDavosDiariesbanner.jpg Today I'm going to zap around the world a bit, outlining some global trends that are areas of opportunity, both for promoting the World Economic Forum's commitment to "improving the state of the world" and for businesses' bottom lines.

Davos' Dark Knight Unmasked

Ian Bremmer | Posted 03.25.2013 | Business
Ian Bremmer

2013-01-23-FinalDavosDiariesbanner.jpg David Cameron's much-anticipated speech, in which he called for a referendum on Britain's EU membership by 2017, instantly made the British PM the Dark Knight of Davos. And wouldn't you know it: he is slated as a keynote speaker here later in the week.

It's the Simpson-Bowles Personal Profit Tour: Making Money Off the U.S. Debt

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The Simpson-Bowles personal profit tour reveals that for them, for their creation -- the speciously labeled Campaign to Fix the Debt -- and for the CEOs, right-wing groups and Republicans rallying round them, the effort has nothing to do with deficits or fixing anything.

Abacus and Other Soured Deals as Now Seen by the New York Times

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The Business editors of the New York Times seem forever determined to whitewash and sanitize one of the core causes of the 2008 financial debacle and those who were central to the melt down.

NYT Columnist: Greg Smith 'Might Have Conned NYT'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.19.2012 | Business

An ex-Goldman Sachs executive conned one of the most trusted news outlets in the world, according to an employee of said news outlet. Greg Smith, ...

Wall Street Robots Have Taken Over The Market, Horrifying GIF Shows

Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.07.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

This is what it looks like when the robots take over the stock market.

Taibbi Blasts NYT Writer: 'Most Credulously Slobbering Financial Reporter On The Planet'

Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

Matt Taibbi isn't letting CNBC host and New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin off the hook for letting Sandy Weill off the hook. Taibbi, the ...

WATCH: Behind The Scenes Of 'Too Big To Fail'

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 07.12.2012 | Business

The events leading up to the financial crisis certainly had all the ingredients of a dramatic blockbuster. And nearly three years after the econom...

Glass-Steagall and Private Equity: Fact and Fiction

Robert Teitelman | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business
Robert Teitelman

The "success" of private equity must mean that everyone must be an entrepreneur, an engineer or an M.B.A. "Change" that worked in the conditions of the '70s must be the solution in times that even Brooks admits are "radically different."

On Financial Genius and Banking Boo-boos

Robert Teitelman | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business
Robert Teitelman

The columns, blogs, tweets and sober cud-chewing over the J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. trading debacle continues. What have we learned? Well, not as much as you'd think, given the notion that the Internet is the greatest investigative reporter since Woodward and Bernstein.

China and America's Future

Richard Attias | Posted 07.10.2012 | New York
Richard Attias

All nations in the world, the United States included, have experienced changes over the past 1- or 15 years; but few have seen such swift developments...