Monday, April 15, 2002

Serial Killer

People who get on the wrong side of NBC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Wright usually end up "employed elsewhere," as the saying goes. Just ask Roger Ailes, formerly Chairman and CEO of CNBC, now Chairman and CEO of the Fox News Channel.

Last autumn, Wright did his level best to kill off NBC President and Chief Operating Officer Andrew Lack, but was over-ruled by the Big Suit in Stamford. Phase Two of the dump-Lack campaign begins today in The New York Times. Turning around MSNBC -- an impossible task -- is the performance bar that Wright sets for Lack. You can read all about it by clicking here (registration required).