Zucker on Stewart: “Incredibly Unfair to CNBC and the Business Media”

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By Chris Ariens Comment

Zucker_3.18.jpgNBCU president Jeff Zucker leapt to Jim Cramer’s defense this morning while speaking at the McGraw Hill Media Summit in New York.

B&C’s Claire Atkinson reports that Zucker described Jon Stewart’s evisceration of Cramer on his show last week as “incredibly unfair to CNBC and the business media.”

“CNBC is a spectacular organization and in particular Jim Cramer,” Zucker said.

Related (1): Marketwatch.com’s Jon Friedman thinks CNBC’s woes “may open the door to its competitors.”

Related (2): In the Daily Beast, Tucker Carlson writes that there is “a virtual ban on criticism of Jon Stewart in the press.”