Top 25 Most Dangerous People in Financial Media

KRISTI KIRK (PATRIOTSANDPAULIES.WORDPRESS.COM) – Blogger, author and New York City based financial advisor, Josh Brown, The Reformed Broker, recently came out with a list naming 25 financial media players who he feels are today’s most dangerous. “Dangerous in a good way,” says Brown. Beyond ranking at the top of their fields, Brown says these financial journalists are the movers and shakers who pose a danger to the status quo.

“We tried it [the establishment’s] way, allowing the banks and other corporations to write the laws and make all of our decisions for us. Turns out, that’s not true democracy or capitalism, it’s something else entirely, and we’ve all had enough,” Brown says,

“These are the folks leading the charge to take it back.”

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Trust him, he’s not lying (unless his lips are moving.)

PR exec tells all about manipulating the media — and spreading lies online

LARRY GETLEN (NewYorkPost.com)

To promote the film “I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell,” based on the best-selling book by his good friend Tucker Max, public relations and marketing executive Ryan Holiday purchased a series of billboards. Shortly after they began appearing around Los Angeles, he ventured into a deserted intersection at 2 a.m. dressed in black and defaced one of the ads with obscene, 2-foot-long stickers of his own design that implied that Max deserved to have something horrific happen to his genitals.

Holiday, with his girlfriend driving, circled the block and took photos of the billboard from the passenger seat. He then dashed home and e-mailed the photos, under the fictional name Evan Meyer, to two carefully selected blogs — Curbed Los Angeles and Mediabistro’s Fishbowl LA — with a note that said, “Good to know Los Angeles hates Tucker Max, too.”

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