Bloomberg Slates Raj Rajaratnam Special, as His Lawyer Gives CNBC an ‘Angry Bird’

By Alex Weprin 

This morning Galleon founder Raj Rajaratnam was found guilty on all charges of insider trading, conspiracy and fraud. It was one of the biggest financial news stories of the year, and has taken up most of the coverage on the cable business channels this afternoon.

Tonight, Bloomberg has slated a live one-hour special on the verdict, “Trader on Trial: The Verdict.” Hosted by Margaret Brennan, the show will look into the implications of the trial and verdict for Wall Street.

Fox Business Network is expected to cover the verdict in its primetime programming tonight.


CNBC does not have a special planned, but did televise this amusing moment when a CNBC cameraman confronted Rajaratnam’s attorney John Dowd: