Fox Business Network Ratings: The PR Perspective

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The first news of Nielsen ratings for Fox Business Network (FBN) hit today, and we can imagine the PR teams at both CNBC and FBN have had a busy day.

From TVNewser:

Interestingly (or perhaps not), The Times story did not have a quote from an FBN executive or spokesperson.

CNBC’s Kevin Goldman declined to comment to PRNewser while Fox’s Irena Briganti could not be reached for comment.

Kevin did send us a CNBC press release highlighting “robust ratings growth.”

Meanwhile, an FBN insider sent us the following, “CNBC has been trying to pitch this story for two months and they finally found a sucker in Jacques Steinberg…But Steinberg got smoked badly today when he read FBN executives commenting in the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and Daily News.”