Tagged: Markets coverage

The rush to write a Madoff book 1

The rush to write a Madoff book

Jeffrey Trachtenberg of The Wall Street Journal writes Friday about the business journalists who are already working on books about disgraced hedge fund manager Bernard Madoff. Trachtenberg writes, “Only a week after Mr. Madoff...

Trying to question Madoff 0

Trying to question Madoff

Erin Arvedlund, a former Barron’s reporter, writes Wednesday for Conde Nast Portfolio about her attempts back in 2001 to question hedge fund operator Bernard Madoff, now accused of swindling $50 billion from investors. Arvedlund...

How did we get here? 0

How did we get here?

Yvette Kantrow of The Deal writes that the business media hasn’t done a very good job of explaining to consumers how the economic crisis go to where it is right now. Kantrow writes, “Unfortunately,...

Fed refuses Bloomberg's FOI request 0

Fed refuses Bloomberg's FOI request

The Federal Reserve refused a request by Bloomberg News to disclose the recipients of more than $2 trillion of emergency loans from U.S. taxpayers and the assets the central bank is accepting as collateral,...

Covering the mortgage industry 0

Covering the mortgage industry

Ryan Chittum of Columbia Journalism Review interviewed Mike Hudson, an investigative reporter who now works for the Center for Responsible Lending, about how business journalists have covered the mortgage meltdown. Here is an excerpt:...