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Watch Jeff Zucker Denounce Jon Stewart's Criticism of CNBC

3 Minute Ad Age: March 19, 2009

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- An angry Jeff Zucker kicked off yesterday's onstage interview at the McGraw-Hill Media Summit with a denouncement of Jon Stewart. NBC Universal's CEO was miffed at the host of Comedy Central's "Daily Show" for his tirade against the network's business-news operations last week. In a scathing satire, Stewart alleged that NBC contributed to the current economic crisis with consistently faulty assessments and inaccurate reports about market conditions.

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