Barry Ritholtz Now "Persona Non Grata" At CNBC*

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Barry Ritholtz joins a long list of folks who have been unplugged CNBC for one perceived offence or another.  It seems as though, in this case, the feeling was mutual.*

From the Big Picture:

I have become Persona Non Grata at CNBC.

There was an issue with some really obnoxious blog comments (they were deleted); I started asking not to be booked with really dumb guests (I also requested no Octobox). I did do Fox  a few times (But really, who cares about that? I do all media outlets on behalf of my firm).

With Dylan gone, I dont hear from Fast Money, and with Kudlow, I was told I was “too nuanced“– a phrase that is hardly ever used to describe me. I hadn’t done Squawk Box in years, and I know Joe Kernan ain’t no fan of blogs.

Such is life in the big city . . .

Read the whole story at The Big Picture »

* UPDATE: This post originally said that Barry had been “booted” off CNBC.  As Barry describes, and as a source close to the proceedings confirms, it was more of a gradual phase-out.

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