Tagged: Ethics

Weiss: Sharesleuth is still a bad idea 0

Weiss: Sharesleuth is still a bad idea

Forbes.com columnist Gary Weiss writes on his blog that investigative business journalism web site ShareSleuth.com, funded by billionaire Mark Cuban, shows again why it’s a bad concept. The site posted its first story in three...

Trouble with CNBC stock picking contest 1

Trouble with CNBC stock picking contest

Jonathan Berr writes on the BloggingStocks.com web site that there’s been some trouble with CNBC’s stock-picking contest that is now leading to an internal investigation that threatens to taint the business news cable network’s...

What's the difference? 0

What's the difference?

As I was standing in the Bear Stearns trading floor on Friday, I glanced up at one of the TVs that was showing CNBC and saw that there was a reporter giving an account...

BBC coverage sometimes has lapses 0

BBC coverage sometimes has lapses

An internal report of the BBC’s business coverage found that the network sometimes has lapses that violate its code of ethics, writes Adam Sherwin of the Times of London. Sherwin wrote, “Radio Five Live...

Shafer: Murdoch lied to the FT 0

Shafer: Murdoch lied to the FT

Slate.com media critic Jack Shafer writes that News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch lied to the Financial Times in his bid to convince Dow Jones & Co. owners to sell the Wall Street Journal’s parent...

Murdoch says he doesn't bow to China 0

Murdoch says he doesn't bow to China

Aline Van Duyn and Joshua Chaffin of The Financial Times write that News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch defending himself against accusations that he influences editorial content in his newspapers regarding China. The comments were...