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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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.

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Talking Biz News Today — April 9, 2014

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The top business news stories for Wednesday:

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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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Tuesday’s top business news stories:

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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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Monday’s top business news stories:

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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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Friday’s top business news stories:

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Talking Biz News Today — April 3, 2014

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Thursday’s top business news stories: