Ex-biz journal employee sentenced to prison

A former office manager at the Springfield Business Journal in Missouri has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay restitution after she pleaded guilty to stealing money for More »

San Fran Biz Times about to unveil redesign

Jim Gardner, the managing editor of the San Francisco Business Times, writes about the upcoming redesign of the American City Business Journals paper. Gardner writes, “The new design showcases features we’ve introduced More »

NY Daily News names new real estate editor

The New York Daily News has hired Katherine Clarke, a senior reporter at The Real Deal, as its new real estate editor. Ryan Hutchins of Capital New York writes, “Clarke, 26, will More »

NYSSCPA names financial journalism award winners

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants announced the winners of its 2014 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards. The nationwide contest — the 31st annual this year — recognizes reporters More »

WSJ now seven years without Pulitzer for reporting

Joe Strupp of Media Matters for America examines why The Wall Street Journal has not won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting since it was acquired by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. in 2007. More »

 
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Comcast makes the case for Time Warner deal

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The mega merger between Comcast and Time Warner is under regulatory review, and Tuesday Comcast went into great detail to make the case that it should go through.

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Talking Biz News Today — April 8, 2014

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New banking regulations looming

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The finance world is buzzing with news of even more regulations for various parts of the markets.

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Talking Biz News Today — April 7, 2014

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Vox, the forefront of technology and journalism?

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Ezra Klein is being hailed as the future of technology driven journalism in a Sunday profile in the New York Times by Leslie Kaufman. In the introductory quote, Klein says that while he respects the Washington Post, he was being hampered by its technology. He rolled out the new version of Vox.com on Sunday and talked about the decision with the Times:

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Liberty Media sells stake in Barnes & Noble

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It’s not looking good for brick and mortar bookstores these days. On Thursday, Liberty Media said it would sell most of its holdings in Barnes & Noble, signaling that physical books are becoming a relic of the past.

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Talking Biz News Today — April 4, 2014

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Talking Biz News Today — April 3, 2014

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Citigroup’s troubles In Mexico

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Well, the good times at Citigroup didn’t last long. The bank had yet another public relations blow when it reported fraud was discovered in its Banamex Mexico unit.

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Talking Biz News Today — April 2, 2014

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