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Heidi Moore has left The Guardian

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 23:09
Heidi Moore, the well-known finance and economics editor for The Guardian in the United States, has left the British newspaper, a spokesman for the newspaper confirmed to Talking Biz News. Moore, whose Twitter feed...

Hearst looking for business media acquisitions

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 22:51
Keach Hagey of The Wall Street Journal spoke with Hearst CEO Steve Swartz, a former Journal editor and CEO of SmartMoney, about the company’s expansion plans. Here is an excerpt: WSJ: And yet your...

Business Insider hires three reporters

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 19:27
Business Insider has hired three new reporters, who started Monday. Matt Weinberger has been hired in the San Francisco bureau as an enterprise tech reporter. Weinberger comes from CITEworld and Computerworld. He is a graduate of Stony...

Business Insider hires Baram as deputy editor

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 17:33
Marcus Baram, formerly managing editor of the International Business Times,  has been hired as deputy editor of Business Insider. Other deputy editors at Business Insider include Sam Ro, Jay Yarow and Julie Zeveloff. Baram...

WSJ hires banking reporter from Reuters

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 13:42
Peter Rudegeair, a Reuters reporter covering Wall Street and U.S. banks, particularly Bank of America and Wells Fargo, has been hired by the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires to cover banking. He...

CNNMoney hires markets and economy reporter

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 10:52
CNNMoney.com executive editor Lex Haris sent out the following announcement on Tuesday: He’s been a big part of the CNNMoney newsroom since September, and now it’s official: Patrick Gillespie has joined the Markets and...

WSJ hires financial enforcement correspondent from Reuters

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 10:23
Reuters correspondent Aruna Viswanatha has been hired as a financial enforcement correspondent with The Wall Street Journal. Karey Van Hall, interim Washington bureau chief for Reuters, wrote in an email to the staff: It...

Coverage: Google moves into wireless

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 10:07
Google now wants to be your wireless provider. But it’s not exactly what you think. They want to use the existing infrastructure to offer voice, data and everything else. The New York Times had...

Talking Biz News Today — March 3, 2015

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 10:05
Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories: The New York Times At JPMorgan Chase, business tilts toward the consumer side and away from Wall St, by Nathaniel Popper Some owners of private colleges turn...

Behind the scenes of the Wired redesign

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:01
Capital New York interviewed Wired editor in chief Scott Dadich about the redesign of its website. Here is an excerpt: CAPITAL: With the redesign, are you expanding any areas of coverage or entering any...

Bloomberg’s Rabil joining WSJ

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:46
Sarah Rabil, who has been a reporter and editor at Bloomberg News for the past seven and a half years, has been hired by the Wall Street Journal, where she will be deputy bureau...

Texas paper names editor to oversee business coverage

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 16:29
Longtime Tyler Morning Telegraph writer Roy Maynard has accepted a senior editor position with the Texas paper. Adam Russell of the paper writes, “In his new role, Maynard, 51, will direct the business section...

FT names new editor for Chinese edition

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 16:05
The Financial Times has hired Feng Wang as editor-in-chief of FTChinese, effective in April. Feng Wang will oversee the newsroom and all editorial content on the Chinese language website. FT Chinese is 10 years...

SABEW announces Best in Business Awards

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 13:57
The Society of American Business Editors and Writers announced Monday honorees in its prestigious 20th annual Best in Business competition, which recognizes outstanding business stories published or aired in 2014. The 119 honored works...

Coverage: What’s next for mobile Internet?

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 09:46
Last week, the Federal Communications Commission passed strong net neutrality rules that many say will create an open Internet for all users. But increasingly, the Internet isn’t just on desktops, it is on mobile...

Talking Biz News Today– March, 2, 2015

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 09:44
Some of Monday’s top business news stories: The New York Times Data security is becoming the sparkle in Bitcoin, by Sydney Ember News Corp. set to rehire Rebekah Brooks, acquitted executive, by Ravi Somaiya...

Wired launches redesigned website

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 22:41
Scott Dadich, the editor of Wired magazine, writes about the redesign of its website. Dadich writes, “Even if you don’t notice any of that turboboosting, you’ll see an updated, simpler information architecture and site...

Examining the FT’s new digital strategy

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 13:01
Ken Doctor writes for Nieman Journalism Lab about the change in the paywall strategy for the Financial Times website. Doctor writes, “In the U.S. — which became its largest market a few years ago,...

WSJ reporter Burne elected NYFWA president

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 19:05
Katy Burne, a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, has been elected president of the New York Financial Writers’ Association. Burne writes about credit markets and derivatives for the Journal and Dow Jones Newswires...

This week’s top business news — Feb. 23-28, 2015

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 18:26
The Federal Communications Commission’s ongoing debate over net neutrality made headlines throughout the week cultivating the FCC’s decision Friday to assert its authority over the Internet. Friday proved to be a big news day...