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Posts Tagged ‘George Soros’

Glenn Beck: Has Everyone Dulled to His Edge?

Glenn Beck‘s ascension in the talk radio and TV news stratosphere had a pulpy blend of polarization, right wing Muscle Milk, and a pint of vitriolic I.P.A. The longer Beck stuck his neck out the more feathers he ruffled; the more feathers he ruffled the more people watched; and the more people watched the more he stuck his neck out.

Yet here we are today wondering if the future of Glenn Beck is simply a dark abyss. There are reports that since last summer, Beck has lost a third of his audience, or in more dramatic math, a million viewers. Granted, Beck is still drawing a would-be healthy two-million viewers. MSNBC and CNN might consider hiring Charlie Sheen as a political pundit to achieve those numbers at 5p.m. on a weeknight.

But even the great right-winged typewriter of Bill Kristol has been keystroking some seriously questionable thoughts about Glenn Beck and questioning Beck’s journalistic integrity.

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Wall Street Journal Selects Ketchum Pleon As Agency Partner For Future of Finance Initiative

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Ketchum Pleon, which is the recently combined Omnicom agencies Ketchum and Pleon, won work with the Wall Street Journal to promote the publication’s Future of Finance Initiative conference, which takes place December 7-8th, just outside London.

“Ketchum Pleon was tapped for this prestigious assignment because of its extensive knowledge of the European media market and its growing strength in financial communications,” said Robert H. Christie, vice president of communications, Consumer Media Group, Dow Jones & Company in a statement.

The conference speakers include 100 CEOs, financial executives, officials from G-20 nations and economists including investor George Soros and Paul Volcker, chairman, President’s Economic Recovery Advisory and Board Former Chairman, U.S. Federal Reserve. The topic of debate will be “international financial regulation and coordination.”

Dow Jones did not comment as to the other agencies who pitched the business as of the time of this post.