Takeouts: Dubai Finances, Party Crashers, Black Friday Lines

Friday, November 27, 2009

  • WASHINGTON TAKEOUT:  Julie Mason, White House correspondent for The Washington Examiner, discusses the security aspects of some high profile party crashers who snuck past the Secret Service and into the big tent of the White House's state dinner Tuesday night.
  • FINANCIAL TAKEOUT: The New York Times' Louise Story discusses the tremors in world financial markets as Dubai announces it needs to postpone some of its debt payments.
  • CONSUMER TAKEOUT: Our own Femi Oke is out at a local Wal-Mart store, reporting on Black Friday's lines.


Julie Mason and Louise Story

Comments [2]


Here, here. The Takeaway must just go away.

Nov. 27 2009 06:20 PM

Hockenberry's journalistic sloppiness and ignorance were on parade again as he asserted that global economic hopes for rebound depended on domestic Black Friday sales to deliver the world from risks associated with the Dubai debt debacle.

No reasonable financial observer pins hopes of a global financial turnaround on a 3 day domestic shopping binge.

Can we just cancel this awful mix of crass observation and superficial journalism? The Takeaway is an experiment that failed. Bring back Morning Edition!

Nov. 27 2009 11:29 AM

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