CEOs Top Forbes ’ Online Poll


According to's ( latest online poll of
approval ratings for CEOs on its "Forbes 400" list, some media moguls' fortunes
rose in August over the month before.

InterActiveCorp's Barry Diller got a 70% approval
rating (the measure is a thumb up or down), compared with a 58% in July; Viacom Inc.'s
Sumner Redstone was at 53% approval, up strongly from July's 33% (we'll check
and see if that holds after Viacom's announcement earlier this week of
lower-than-expected earnings and income); News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch was at 49% approval, up
from 43%; and The Walt Disney Co.'s Michael Eisner was at 44%, a dramatic rise from the 10%
the month before.