The Ticker: Poker, First Jobs, ‘Crossfire’

By Merrill Knox 

  • Bloomberg TV’s Trish Regan will host “Poker Night on Wall Street” Wednesday at 9pmET. Six Wall Street executives will play for charity with a $50,000 buy in. Watch a preview after the jump.

  • Reuters looks at the first jobs of several journalists, including CBS’ Norah O’Donnell, PBS’ Judy Woodruff and NY1’s Pat Kiernan. For more media personalities’ First Big Breaks, visit MediabistroTV.

  • CNN’s “Crossfire” is “not about real debate and civic discourse. It’s about conflict, show-biz and what passes for celebrity in Washington in these sad and sorry days of the Republic,” David Zurawik writes in The Baltimore Sun. “…It’s not a real debate between the guests in any way, shape or form.”