Times business reporter and bestselling author Andrew Ross Sorkin’s blockbuster success has generated a fair amount of sniping from jealous peers, who have, among other things, accused him of practicing “access journalism,” as though talking to the people one writes about is a bad thing. Does the criticism bother him, Jon Friedman of MarketWatch asks the Times DealBook editor?
“Everyone in life wants to be loved,” he answered earnestly.
Bob Rubin told him that, by the way, right before he went in for a cuddle.
Andrew Ross Sorkin: NYT’s Mr. Controversy [MarketWatch]