The Economist is launching a daily news podcast

The Economist is the latest publisher to launch a daily news podcast in order to broaden its reach in audio and ultimately drive people to subscribe, reports Lucinda Southern of Digiday. Southern writes, “Starting Jan. 29., at 11 a.m. U.K. time each weekday, the publisher will release a 20-minute daily global current-affairs podcast, ‘The Intelligence.’ […]

AP markets reporter Jay moving to Business Insider

Associated Press business editor Brad Foss sent out the following announcement on Tuesday: Colleagues, The word has already trickled out, but I wanted to spread it more widely: our steady markets maven Marley Jay has decided to leave the AP to take a job as an investing reporter at Business Insider. Marley’s last day with […]

Crain’s Chicago names its first female editor

Ann Dwyer, a veteran Chicago journalist, has been named the first female editor of Crain’s Chicago Business in its 41-year history. A story on its website states, “Dwyer, 54, came to Crain’s from the Chicago Tribune in 1995 as a copy editor, moving to the news desk in 1997 and later running some of the […]

How the relationship between companies and business journalists has changed

Kate Waldock from Georgetown University and Luigi Zingales at the University of Chicago of the Capitalisn’t podcast spoke to Washington Post business columnist Steven Pearlstein about why business journalism is important to capitalism and how that relationship has changed. Here is an excerpt: Kate: Can you give us an example of your favorite company to cover and the types of […]

Institutional Investor launching website to cover RIAs

Institutional Investor plans to launch a website called RIA Intel that will cover registered investment advisers. The site will launch March 1. The focus will be on covering the largest registered investment advisors and the financial firms that partner with them, said Kip McDaniel, editor in chief and chief content officer of Institutional Investor. “The […]

USA Today stocks reporter Shell takes buyout

Adam Shell, the USA Today reporter who covers Wall Street, has accepted a buyout and is leaving the paper after 19 years. “In a two-decade run as a stock market reporter, ‘the market’ has been my friend, but also an enemy,” said Shell in his farewell column this week. He added, “I started on March 20, […]

BuzzFeed tech reporter Warzel to join NY Times opinion page

New York Times editorial page editor James Bennet, op-ed editor Jim Dao and deputy editorial page editor Katie Kingsbury sent out the following announcement on Thursday: All: So as you know we’ve been experimenting around here with new ways to do opinion journalism, and at the same time we’ve been building new expertise in various […]

NJBIZ hires Kanige as editor, will overhaul its website

NJBIZ has hired longtime business journalist Jeffrey Kanige as its editor in chief and said it will overhaul its website with new features and more videos later this year. He replaces Howard Burns, who was editor for a year. The publication, which is owned by BridgeTower Media, also recently hired Linda Lindner to be its […]