Reuters blogger Salmon to take on web-based role at Fusion

Prominent Reuters financial blogger Felix Salmon will join the cable network Fusion on Monday in a web-based role that runs across multiple media, reports Ravi Somaiya of the New York Times. Salmon More »

WSJ’s real-time desk names senior editor

Wall Street Journal real-time editor Steve Wisnefski sent out the following staff promotion on Tuesday: I am pleased to announce that Sheila Courter will be joining the RealTime Desk in New York More »

Departure of creative director affects Bloomberg overhaul

The departure of star creative director Richard Turley from Bloomberg Businessweek will affect the major gear shift being implemented by Bloomberg Media chief executive Justin Smith, reports Joe Pompeo of Capital New More »

FT launches ad campaign to attract younger readers

The Financial Times has begun an advertising campaign aimed at young readers, reports Angela Haggerty of The Drum. Haggerty writes, “The campaign was created with digital agency Essence and will run on More »

Bloomberg making push into luxury coverage

Alexandra Steigrad of Women’s Wear Daily writes Wednesday about how Bloomberg News is making a push to cover more luxury news. Steigrad writes, “According to an internal memo obtained by WWD, Chris More »


Google has rare stumble


The company is so ubiquitous that its name is a verb. But being part of the lexicon isn’t a pathway to riches. What’s most interesting about Google’s earnings this quarter is the business media’s portrayal of a 19 percent rise in revenue as a misstep.


Talking Biz News Today — April 16, 2014


Wednesday’s top business news stories:


GM still in the news


General Motors Co. continues to make headlines as Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra deals with the aftermath of recalls and public relations crises. Last week, two top employees were suspended, while Tuesday there were several more follow-up stories about what’s going on at the automaker.


Talking Biz News Today — April 15, 2014


Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Portland Press Herald

How a Maine newspaper is increasing its business news coverage


The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram has been amplifying its business coverage through key hires and a realignment of resources.


Citigroup beats estimates, vows turnaround


Citigroup Inc. finally had some good news as earnings beat analysts’ expectations for the quarter. But reporters had many different takes on the overall story.


Talking Biz News Today — April 14, 2014


Some of Monday’s top business stories:


Yahoo moves into TV


Last week, Yahoo announced yet another strategy to win over Internet users – moving into original TV programming.


Talking Biz News Today — April 11, 2014


Friday’s top business news stories:

SAC Capital

Looks like Cohen gets off


SAC Capital settled charges of insider trading Thursday, and sources close to the firm are saying that this is likely the end of the line for charges.