Tagged: Commentary

The Watchdog That Didn't Bark 0

Journalism and the CNBC effect

Steve Waldman of Washington Monthly reviews Dean Starkman‘s book “The Watchdog That Didn’t Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism.” Waldman writes, “Starkman spends most of his time analyzing the output...

Stock-Market 0

The need to explain complex topics

Michael Casey, a senior columnist for The Wall Street Journal, writes for the Committee to Protect Journalists about the need for business journalists to do a better job of explaining complex financial topics to readers....

Watchdog 1

Did online biz reporters become watchdogs?

David Dayen of The American Prospect reviews Dean Starkman‘s book “The Watchdog that Didn’t Bark” about business news coverage during the financial crisis and wonders whether online journalists acted as watchdogs when the mainstream...

economic data 0

The need for better local economic news

David Lieberman, the executive editor for Deadline.com, writes about the need for local media to improve their business and economics coverage. His essay won the American Institute for Economic Research’s Women’s Economic Roundtable (WERT)...

The Watchdog That Didn't Bark 3

What has become of business journalism?

Hamza Shaban reviews for The New Yorker the book “The Watchdog That Didn’t Bark” by Columbia Journalism Review‘s Dean Starkman. Shaban writes, “Business reporters are supposed to make the complex worlds of finance and...