Thursday, November 12, 2009

One Benefit of Bloomberg's BW Purchase: Goodbye Maria Bartiromo

One of the many cockamamie decisions of the former BusinessWeek editor-in-chief, the soon-departing Steve Adler, was to hand over precious editorial space to fluff, ranging from a wine column to "Face Time" puff pieces by CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

The column is gone, according to BW's Monica Roman Gagnier's Twitter feed:
Norm Pearlstine tells BW staffers Maria Bartiromo's FaceTime column is being killed in BusinessWeek, after the Bloomberg acquisition closes
Reminds me of what somebody said about the departure of Lou Dobbs from CNN: an "improvement by subtraction."

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