Washington Post media reporter Howard Kurtz explores the hottest trend in journalism: the rise of the financial analyst as talking head. More and more websites, cable networks, and newspaper columns are devoted to the ups and downs of the stock market. But, according to Kurtz’s new book, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes as the worlds of high finance and media intersect. He joins Diane to talk about what you should know about taking your investment advice from the experts.

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  • Howard Kurtz Washington Post media reporter, host of CNN's "Reliable Sources" and author.

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