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WSJ’s Gigot named chair of Pulitzer board

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:07
Paul Gigot, the editorial page editor and vice president of The Wall Street Journal, has been elected chair of the Pulitzer Prize board. Gigot succeeds Danielle Allen, a scholar and author who is the...

Business Insider hires Stenovec as its tech editor

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:24
Business Insider has hired Timothy Stenovec, a technology reporter at The Huffington Post, to be technology editor. He starts May 11 and will cover apps. At The Huffington Post, he covers streaming media such...

International Biz Times hires Murray Waas

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 09:06
International Business Times announced Monday that prize-winning journalist Murray Waas is joining the newsroom as senior investigative reporter. He will be based out of Washington, D.C. but will report from across the country. In...

Coverage: China manufacturing down

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 08:04
The news out of China continues to be disappointing with manufacturing putting in one of its worst performances. That’s not good news for those looking to the economic giant for growth. The Wall Street...

Talking Biz News Today — May 4, 2015

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 08:01
Some of Monday’s top business news stories: The New York Times Rhapsody, a lofty literary journal, perused at 39,000 feet, by Alexandra Alter Joseph Lechleider, a father of the DSL Internet technology, dies at...

Charlotte Business Journal finance editor says goodbye

Sun, 05/03/2015 - 20:33
Adam O’Daniel, the finance editor at the Charlotte Business Journal, writes on LinkedIn about his experience at the paper. He left at the end of last week. O’Daniel writes, “The trend for years now...

Quartz reporters are ideas people

Sun, 05/03/2015 - 20:13
Brian Morrissey of Digiday interviewed Quartz editor Kevin Delaney about how the business news site doesn’t operate the way other media organizations do. Morrissey writes, “Quartz has a 47-person newsroom with a staunchly internationalist...

Pulitzer winner White becomes transportation editor at Reuters

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 21:16
Joe White, who left The Wall Street Journal earlier this year, has become transportation editor for Reuters. White had worked at the Journal for 27 years, most recently as a senior editor. He previously...

What it’s like to run a regional tech news site

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 16:14
Rick Smith, 61, has been a journalist since the age of 14, starting as a stringer for The Indianapolis Star and several newspapers for his high school sports teams in Mooresville, Ind. While attending...

This week’s top business news – April 27- May 1, 2015

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 16:13
With the collapse of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, news this week focused on what might be next for the two cable giants. It was also a big week for economic with new data...

American Lawyer parent to cut 61 jobs

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 16:11
The publisher of The American Lawyer and other publications, which changed hands last year after repeatedly downsizing, is about to lay off 61 employees, reports Matthew Flamm of Crain’s New York. Flamm writes, “ALM...

Dow Jones launches luxury real estate site

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:46
Dow Jones & Co. announced Friday the launch of Mansion Global, a standalone, global luxury real estate site that includes high-end property listings from around the world with news and data. Mansion Global is...

How Bloomberg News won a Pulitzer Prize

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:25
Bloomberg News produced a video about the series of articles by reporter Zach Mider that won a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. The series of articles was about corporate tax inversions. It was the...

Biz journalist talks about joining Knight-Bagehot program

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 08:51
The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism announced its 2015-16 class of Knight-Bagehot fellows on Friday, and Indianapolis Business Journal managing editor Cory Schouten was one of them. Conducted during Columbia’s academic year from...

Columbia names 2015-16 Knight-Bagehot fellows

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 07:28
The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism named Friday the following business journalists as its 2015-16 class of Knight-Bagehot fellows: Justin Doom, 34, is a reporter covering renewable energy for Bloomberg News. As a...

Coverage: NY Times Co. posts loss

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 07:03
The New York Times Co. reported a first quarter loss on Thursday. Despite being in the red, many pundits managed to find some areas that were looking up. Bloomberg even ran a headline talking...

Talking Biz News Today — May 1, 2015

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 06:06
Some of Friday’s top business news stories: The Wall Street Journal Small number of drugs drive big Medicare bill, spending data show, by Joseph Walker and Anna Wilde Mathews Stock markets fall as turnaround...

Bilodeau named global exec editor of Bloomberg Television

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 20:39
Bloomberg editor in chief John Micklethwait sent out the following: To all in Editorial & Research, As we strive to become a more integrated organization that breaks news and provides smart analysis across all...

WSJ reporter Newman is a life-long skeptic

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 18:26
Matthew Kassel of the New York Observer profiles former Wall Street Journal reporter Barry Newman, who wrote more than 400 A-hed feature stories for the paper’s front page and has a new book out...

NYT’s names Duhigg leader of events/conference business

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 15:26
New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet and editorial page editor Andrew Rosenthal sent out the following announcement on Thursday: We are pleased to announce that Charles Duhigg, one of our most acclaimed financial...