Tagged: Writing tips

Poor economic reporting in WaPo 0

Poor economic reporting in WaPo

This blogger has a valid complaint about some recent economics coverage in the Washington Post. He accurately notes that a story in Tuesday’s paper fails to mention the trade-off between interest rates and employment....

WaPo consumer columnist says goodbye 0

WaPo consumer columnist says goodbye

Washington Post consumer columnist Dan Oldenburg joined the long line of writers on the business desk accepting the newspaper’s buyout offer, and in Sunday’s newspaper he reminisced about his Consummate Consumer column for the...

Pension fund coverage 0

Pension fund coverage

Outside of the state of California, which has the large CALPERS pension fund, I don’t see much, if any, coverage in the business section related to state pension funds. However, they are an untapped...

LA Times 0

LA Times

The Los Angeles Times’ Bill Sing weighs in on the admission by Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke erred in talking to CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo in an off-the-cuff remark, which then caused the markets...

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John Stossel, the co-anchor of ABC’s “20/20″, criticized stock market professionals who go on television and provide investment advice in a column. Stossel writes, “How could the TV experts be so wrong? They are...

Las Vegas R-J cuts stock listings 0

Las Vegas R-J cuts stock listings

The Las Vegas Review-Journal becomes the latest metropolitan newspaper to cut its daily stock listings. The change began this week. The paper wrote, “Beginning Tuesday, the Review-Journal will transform its multipage stock and mutual...

New assistant biz editor in Asheville 0

New assistant biz editor in Asheville

Editor Susan Ihne reports in her Sunday column that the Asheville (N.C.) Citizen Times has a new assistant business editor. Ihne writes, “Kelby Hartson Carr, 33, has joined the newsroom staff as assistant business...