Tagged: Commentary

David Nicklaus 0

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...

Todd Gitlin 2

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...

Dan McSwain 0

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...

Loren Steffy 1

Houston biz columnist says goodbye

Loren Steffy, the business columnist at the Houston Chronicle, says goodbye to his readers after nine years writing the column. Steffy is joining a strategic communications firm with some of his former Bloomberg News...

Bill C. Smith 13

I cover hedge funds, not skin cream

For public relations professionals, building strong relationships with reporters is the best way to collaborate on story ideas. However, PR pros are occasionally tasked with getting exposure in a completely new area, one in...

board-of-directors 5

Board members and business journalists

Two conversations I’ve had this week about board members of publicly traded companies have got me thinking about directors and business journalists. The first conversation was with a student in my “Business Reporting” class....