Tagged: Commentary

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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...

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Why we need muckrakers today

Michael Calderone of The Huffington Post writes about the need of muckraking journalism today to let the world know about income inequality. Calderone writes, “Starkman gives high marks to Michael Hudson, now a senior...

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The financial media and the stock bubble

Dwight Cass writes on Fortune.com about how the financial news media are currently analyzing the stock market’s current conditions. Cass writes, “Skepticism about the sustainability of the remarkable 2013 bull run even has made...