Posted by: Lisa Pampuch | March 13, 2009

‘A remarkable public service’

Baltimore Sun critic David Zurawik captures my reaction to last night’s much-ballyhooed Jon Stewart-Jim Cramer smackdown in his Z on TV blog entry. Key quote:

But what a remarkable public service the Comedy Central comedian performed in gutting Cramer, CNBC and parts of the business news press corps before millions of viewers. And this on a half-hour cable comedy TV show.

Journalists and commentators whose beats include Wall Street ought to be hanging their heads in shame that comedian Jon Stewart did their jobs better than they have.

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