Testy Day at Business Insider

Looks like the languid, late summer days are not exactly relaxing the insiders over at Business Insider and Silicon Alley Insider. Editors Nicholas Carlson and Dan Frommer have a veritable slapfight going. Check out the warring headlines:

The first was attached to a story by former Valleywag Carlson, now an editor in Henry Blodget's blog stable. The second is for a rebuttal by Dan Frommer, a former Forbes.com reporter who is a senior editor for Blodget:

Testy Day at Business Insider


Frommer writes that Carlson got "irrationally excited" and "falls for half-baked stats sourced from other sites" in his report about an iPhone knockoff threatening Apple's earnings. He continued his second guessing in the comments of both posts:

Testy Day at Business Insider

Testy Day at Business Insider


We eagerly await Carlson's rejoinder, and suggest the title, "If Dan Frommer Is So Smart Maybe He Should Get to Work Earlier." Gasoline on the fire! Pour it!