Tagged: Company coverage

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Business journalism and corporate fraud

For business journalists, catching crooked companies requires skepticism and close attention to the details that should cause hesitation, said journalists in a workshop Saturday. Roddy Boyd, founder of the Southern Investigative Reporting Foundation, said...

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Amazon plans free streaming video

Watch out Netflix. Amazon is moving in, putting more pressure on the streaming movie and television service. Greg Bensinger had this scoop for the Wall Street Journal: Amazon.com Inc. plans a free, advertising-supported streaming television...

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Fed rejects Citi capital plan

Wednesday wasn’t the best for Citigroup or its shareholders. The Federal Reserve Board again said the bank wasn’t ready to deal with financially stressful situations and rejected plans for stock buybacks. Writing for Reuters,...

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Candy Crush maker prices IPO

King Digital Entertainment sold shares to the public in the middle of its stated price range, indicating that investors willing to invest, just not the soaring amounts that other tech companies have garnered recently....

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Apple and Comcast in talks

Streaming television is getting a new competitor. The Wall Street Journal had the internet abuzz Sunday night with a report that Apple is talking to Comcast about a TV service that would bypass the...

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Airbnb valued at $10 Billion

Earning a piece of travelers’ wallets is big business, and Airbnb is proving just how lucrative it can be. The company is close to closing funding valuing it at more than $10 billion. Michael...

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Rumors, accuracy and the M&A beat

Only one third of stories written about companies being takeover targets between 2000 and 2011 proved to be accurate, according to research by two business school professors. “Accuracy” was defined by whether the rumored...

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The news about women business owners

Colleen DeBaise is a journalist and author covering entrepreneurship. She is currently the director of digital media at The Story Exchange, a nonprofit media organization devoted to covering women business owners, and a contributor...