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NYT’s Sorkin Joins CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’

This could be a blow to The New York Times’ mergers and acquisitions coverage, even though the author of Too Big to Fail will continue to write a column there and oversee its DealBook site. Sorkin is one of the best-known and well-sourced reporters on the deal beat. But his frequent appearances on shows including MSNBC’s Morning Joe suggest that Sorkin has been bitten by the showbiz bug — and Squawk Box had an empty chair since Monday, when Carl Quintanilla left to host Squawk on the Street. Here’s the note that SVP Nik Deogun sent to the staff: Read More »

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R.I.P. Mark Haines

By | Wednesday May 25, 2011 @ 7:38am PDT

The founding anchor of CNBC’s Squawk Box and co-anchor of Squawk On The Street died unexpectedly at his home last night, the financial news network reports. Haines, who was 65, was a  ”building block” of the network, CNBC President Mark Hoffman said. “With his searing wit, profound insight and piercing interview style, he was a constant and trusted presence in business news for more than 20 years. From the dot-com bubble to the tragic events of 9/11 to the depths of the financial crisis, Mark was always the unflappable pro. Mark loved CNBC and we loved him back. He will be deeply missed.”

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