Friday, December 13, 2002
Last summer, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved rules requiring broadcasters airing the opinion of securities analysts to also disclose any business interests that the analysts or their firms might have in the stocks being discussed. Now, the SEC is poised to approve a similar rule for the print media. Adam Lashinsky, a columnist for Fortune Magazine, believes the rule acts as a gag order, limiting freedom of press. He speaks with Bob.