Tagged: Commentary

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Chicago Tribune biz columnist leaves paper

Melissa Harris, the Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and Chicago Tribune business columnist, has been hired by Origin Capital Partners as vice president of marketing. Harris has been hired to oversee the firm’s new online real...

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Nocera’s NY Times op-ed column to end

Business journalist Joe Nocera’s op-ed column for the New York Times will end on Tuesday, reports Jeremy Barr of Politico. Barr writes, “Nocera’s column, which focuses on business and finance, has run twice a week, on Tuesdays and...

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A monkey or a business reporter?

Olivia Barrow, a reporter for the Milwaukee Business Journal, writes on LinkedIn about how she tries to go beyond reporting stories that a monkey could do, such as rewriting news releases and earnings. Here are...

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When business journalism falls into a rut

What’s more important in business news coverage: Experience or a fresh perspective? Or, put in a different frame, what’s worse: “same old same old” or “doesn’t know what’s going on”? This is becoming an...