|Title:||The Fortune Tellers: Inside Wall Street's Game of Money, Media, and Manipulation|
|Format:||lrf txt azw lit|
|ePUB size:||1983 kb|
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|Publisher:||Free Press; 1st edition (September 2000)|
Howard Kurtz, widely recognized as America's best media reporter, and the man who revealed the inner workings of the Clinton administration's press operation in the national bestseller Spin Cycle, here turns his skeptical eye on the business-media revolution that has transformed the American economy.
Library of Congress Control Number: 00042190. International Standard Book Number (ISBN): 0684868792 (h. :, . 0. Personal Name: Kurtz, Howard, 1953-. Publication, Distribution, et. New York. Physical Description: xxiii, 326 p. ;, 24 cm. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 310-315) and index.
He is also host of CNN's Reliable Sources, the longest-running media criticism show on television. It's a book about the most prominent segment of the financial media and its ambiguous relationship with the business world it covers, specifically between 1998 & early 2000. A timely and important topic if there ever is one, which can certainly use a hard-hitting piece of journalism. Wall St analysts do not fare well in this book. Kurtz is probably not familiar with the esoteric world of finance and he did not discuss the analysts in any depth. His lack of familiarity also leads him to harp on certain trivial issues such as "whispered numbers" et. Nonetheless, yesterday's golden boys and girls such as Blodget and Meeker looked downright foolish in retrospect.
The Fortune Tellers book.
He offers up a brief history of financial news reporting, and he profiles some of the more colorful and controversial figures in the field. Much of what Kurtz exposes should serve as a warning to information-hungry investors who are often too quick to follow publicity bandwagons. Sponsored High Speed Downloads.
As Washington Post media reporter Kurtz deftly shows in this incisive expos?, the hosts of financial shows on such networks as CNN and CNBC, as well as certain online and print reporters, can quot;move marketsquot; the way only analysts were able to do in years past. This trend has led to a growing interdependence between journalists, brokers and analysts. While Kurtz concludes with the predictable observation that Wall Street is a crazy, greedy, morally ambiguous place, his first-rate analysis of the interplay between the media and American financial institutions more than justifies the point.
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Howard Kurtz, author of Spin Cycle, the national bestseller regarding Clinton's administration press operations, takes a close look at America's economy as presented by the media. Who can be trusted in this race-against-time world for business advice? In Kurtz's book he follows several influential and well-known people in the business and journalism industry to find out what's what who's who in this industry.