As long speculated, Julian Assange's WikiLeaks will release classified documents from Bank of America, in a break from harassing international governments. The confirmation of the target comes via John Carney's NetNet blog at CNBC.com, where he sources an anonymous "person who has close conta ... More >>
It is no longer hailing, but it's supposed to be freezing outside. Inside, I have a fan blowing on my face. It's Tuesday. Press Clips, Day 12, Late Edition, right here:
Yesterday, The Business Insider's chief Henry Blodget announced a new round of funding to the world in a blog post explaining that the company just scored a cool $3M in the form of backing from a venture capital firm, RRE Ventures. That's more than the company's had since they started. TBI an ... More >>
This afternoon, we published our own theory on the potential financial voodoo that would ensue after the cast of Jersey Shore rang the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange: The Guido Effect. "Brilliant!" noted the New York Observer. Flavorwire wondered if it was "too late to invest" in ... More >>
Via NYC Capers.Have you heard of New York's infamous bar, Tom and Jerry's? It's on Houston and Elizabeth, right near the heart of NoHo, a stone's throw from the Bowery. At some point, everyone who works in media, social media, or "cool kids club" tech start-ups in New York City decided to pop ... More >>
Seems like only one month and eighteen days since the debacle that was Clusterstock finance blogger John Carney's firing from Business Insider. Well, after it being originally reported on Guest of a Guest - Guest of a Guest? - we've now confirmed with John Carney what we'd previously heard, w ... More >>
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Peacing out: Joe Pompeo, managing editor of The New York Observer, leaving the pink paper for Business Insider. The news was broken by Observer media reporter Felix Gillette via Twitter. This comes in the wake of Clusterstock editor John Carney's firing, and the consequent shitshow (also acce ... More >>
Last week, a war of words broke out between two fairly notable New York media presences. It was started after an editor was fired last week, the news of which we broke here. And we thought we'd try to end it here, too, by speaking with both about the spat.
Not that you thought you could, but basically, you can't, and there's no point in trying. Sorry. Why?
Gawker Media owner Nick Denton Tweeted earlier this evening, asking if the rumors he'd heard about Business Insider editor John Carney's firing were true. Well, Nick, here's your answer: John Carney, managing editor of financial news and gossip vertical Clusterstock at Business Insider, was l ... More >>
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