Tagged: Commentary

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Frankie Flack: Beaten by the drum beat

During the last couple of weeks the number of headlines using the words crisis, scandal and shocker have increased tenfold.  Political editors have had to dive deeply into their thesaurus’ to keep the text...

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Does the biz media get stories wrong?

Conor Friedersdorf of The Atlantic responds to “The American Pravda,” a provocative article by Ron Unz of The American Conservative that dissects why American media is so bad. Here is the argument regarding business...

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A mastery of complicated topics

Gilbert Bailon of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes Sunday about the paper’s business columnist, David Nicklaus. Bailon writes, “A native of small-town Iowa, Nicklaus has worked for the Post-Dispatch Business staff for 31 years...

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No golden age of business journalism

Columbia University’s Todd Gitlin writes about the lack of a Golden Age in journalism for Salon magazine, and uses financial journalism as an example. Gitlin writes, “Start to finish, financial journalism was breathless about...

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San Diego paper names new biz columnist

Dan McSwain is the new business columnist at the Union-Tribune in San Diego. McSwain writes, “In college I pursued a writing career, eventually becoming the editor-in-chief of the college newspaper. I left college, along...