Tagged: Economics reporting

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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)...

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The debt ceiling – again

Just when it seemed like the economy was on an up swing and recovery underway, the debt ceiling is rearing its ugly head– again. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned Congress on Monday that the...

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Obama focuses on the economy

In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Barack Obama took the time to call for increasing the minimum wage, reducing the income gap and stimulating economic recovery. While the speech covered many...

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WSJ names King global economics editor

Wall Street Journal managing editor Gerard Baker sent out the following staff promotion on Tuesday: I’m delighted to announce that Neil King has been named our new Global Economics Editor and a deputy Washington...

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Taking a look at Bernanke’s legacy

With the nearing departure of Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke, many journalists are taking a look at his tenure, which saw its fair share of market turmoil and unprecedented actions. Writing for the Los...

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Reuters seeks Fed reporter in DC

Reuters is seeking a journalist who is a proven news breaker and deeply sourced professional to cover the U.S. Federal Reserve Board from Washington. We need someone with a hefty record in delivering ahead-of-the-curve...

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Ezra Klein leaving Washington Post

Greg Schneider, national economy and business editor at The Washington Post, sent out the following announcement to the staff on Tuesday: We regret to announce that Ezra Klein, Melissa Bell and Dylan Matthews are...

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Consumer spending climbs in December

The economy got yet another mixed signal Tuesday with consumer spending in December climbing slightly. With last week’s job reporting coming in lower than analysts expected, this could be another way to confuse investors. Writing...