Wald departs, others boycott

The head of CNBC is leaving the business channel:


The senior news executive at CNBC said Tuesday that he would leave the job next month, in the midst of what is arguably the biggest story in the business channel's history.


Jonathan Wald, the senior vice president for business news, said he could not reach agreement on a new contract and would leave at the end of March.


Incidentally, I see via the FT that today is the Boycott CNBC Day. I'm not sure if that means Wald has really good or bad timing.

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Conor Clarke is the editor, with Michael Kinsley, of Creative Capitalism. He was previously a fellow at The Atlantic and an editor at The Guardian. More

Conor Clarke is the editor, with Michael Kinsley, of Creative Capitalism, an economics blog that was recently published in book form by Simon and Schuster. He was previously a fellow at The Atlantic and an editor at The Guardian. He is also on Twitter.

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