CNBC’s Fortt: How I nearly blew my career

Jon Fortt, the on-air technology editor at CNBC, writes about how he nearly blew his business journalism career while working for the San Jose Mercury News. Fortt writes, “So in late 2005 More »

Driving innovation in the WSJ newsroom

Rachel Bartlett of Journalism.co.uk writes about how The Wall Street Journal is fostering a newsroom environment that encourages people to present new ideas. Bartlett writes, “‘We expect everybody to participate’ in innovation, More »

Bloomberg Businessweek creative director leaving for MTV

Richard Turley, the creative director at Bloomberg Businessweek and the force behind many of its controversial covers during the past four years, is leaving for a job at MTV. Turley writes, “Four More »

Benzinga: A new brand for financial news

Joseph Lichterman of the Nieman Journalism Lab looks at financial news site Benzinga and its strategy. Lichterman writes, “The content partnerships all link back to Benzinga’s site — Prieto said he expects More »

Quartz hires two new staffers

Quartz editor in chief Kevin Delaney sent out the following staff announcement: Some staff news: Nikhil Sonnad has joined us this week as a reporter on the Things team. Nikhil arrives in More »

 
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GM still in the news

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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.

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Talking Biz News Today — April 15, 2014

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Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Portland Press Herald

How a Maine newspaper is increasing its business news coverage

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

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Citigroup beats estimates, vows turnaround

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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.

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Talking Biz News Today — April 14, 2014

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Some of Monday’s top business stories:

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Yahoo moves into TV

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

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Talking Biz News Today — April 11, 2014

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Friday’s top business news stories:

SAC Capital

Looks like Cohen gets off

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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.

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Talking Biz News Today — April 10, 2014

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Some of Thursday’s top stories:

Fed

The next Fed concern: Inflation and interest rates

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Maybe the worry is confusing investors, or maybe the Fed is anxious about it’s plans to change the stimulus package. Whatever it is, reporters picked up on several themes in the latest Fed’s minutes.