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Talking Biz News – March 7, 2022

March 7, 2022

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Gas tops $4 per gallon average, 1st time since 2008

Strong job growth points to COVID’s fading grip on economy, by Christopher Rugaber

CNN

IMF warns of economic fallout to Ukraine invasion, by Ramishah Maruf

American Express suspends operations in Russia and Belarus, by Ramishah Maruf

The Wall Street Journal

Commuter Railroads Face Murky Future After Pandemic, by Scott Calvert, Jimmy Vielkind

A Brooding ‘The Batman’ Revives Moviegoing With Top Opening This Year, by Robbie Whelan

CNBC
Why a California city is trying to build the state’s last fossil-fueled power plant, by Emma Newburger

Fantasy author’s publishing campaign is now the highest-funded Kickstarter ever, by Sarah Whitten

News about business journalism 

BNN Bloomberg’s Bonnell departs

Record-Journal relaunching business newsletter with new features

Inc. staff writer Ryan departs magazine

Bloomberg EIC Micklethwait’s note to staff on Russia

Portland Biz Journal reporter Bach to write book on cover story

Bloomberg requiring diversity at editorial board meetings

Endpoints News ME Blankenship is leaving

The Verge executive editor Bohn is leaving for Google

Somasekhar to cover US crude markets for Reuters

STAT News hires Bannow to cover hospitals and insurance

Sprankle swaps Policygenius for Wired

Lees joins The Economist as visual data journalist

MLex energy correspondent Bedini leaving for new opportunity

Hollywood Reporter taps Couch as film editor

Skift hires Bhutia as Asia editor

Nashville Biz Journal hires Masters to cover entertainment

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