Jul 12, 2002
The new hosts of Wall Street Week lack the stage presence and rigor of Louis Rukeyser, even though the veteran host's delivery on CNBC is stodgy and predictable, writes Slate's reviewer. The Wall Street Journal's critic says the new WSW is "achingly dull--rather like a dinner made up only of broccoli and undressed arugula."
Posted by Karen at 5:35 PM
A Pennsylvania court sentenced appraiser/dealer Russell Pritchard to a year in jail and repayment of $830K defrauded through his appearances on PBS's Antiques Roadshow, the New York Times reported (second item). [Earlier Current articles on his firing by WGBH in 2000 and indictment in 2001.]
Posted by Steve at 9:21 AM