Christiane Amanpour.jpg Whatever you think about CNN, ABC and the decision for Christiane Amanpour to host “This Week,” there’s no doubt it’s causing a stir.

Yesterday we had WaPo’s Tom Shales knocking the choice of Amanpour for host, today we have MarketWatch’s Jon Friedman praising ABC’s choice and informing CNN of its loss.

Friedman assesses the personalities of CNN’s talent:

John King: hardworking, earnest
Anderson Cooper: displays empathy
Candy Crowley: authoritative

Read Friedman’s piece here.