Tagged: Markets coverage

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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....

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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...

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SAC insider convicted

Many on Wall Street have been watching the trial of Matthew Martoma closely. The SAC Capital Advisors trader is looking at 10 years in prison for his conviction on insider trading charges, but most...

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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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Absolute Return and the hedge fund beat

Josh Friedlander is editor of Absolute Return, which covers the hedge fund industry. He previously served as online editor of AR Magazine, and research editor and senior writer of Absolute Return. He joined HedgeFund...