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Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 4, 2015

February 4, 2015

Posted by Meg Garner

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

The New York Times

Staples to buy Office Depot for $6.3 billion, by David Gelles

Disney profit jumps 19%, even as ESPN falters, by Brooks Barnes

The Wall Street Journal

Vodka sales fall as drinkers raise glass to whiskey, by Peter Evans

January U.S. auto sales held strong, by Christina Rogers and John D. Stoll


Dollar steadies after slide, oil retreats, by Patrick Graham

Saudi’s Kingdom Holding sells 5.6 percent stake in News Corp, by David French

The Associated Press

Taiwan’s Transasia airways part of Asia’s aviation boom, by Kelvin Chan

Sony trims full-year loss forecast to $1.4 billion, by Elaine Kurtenbach

News about business journalism

Bloomberg’s Florida correspondent moves to DC

When The Verge ran its Super Bowl ad

Money magazine names Harris its editor, replacing Matters

WaPo business reporter Ravindranath joins NextGov

FT starts daily economics newsletter

This date in business journalism history

2007: Biz media have bigger ethical issues than being cozy with sources

2013: A blogger who reviews his company’s products

Business journalism birthdays

Feb. 4: Kathy Kristof of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, CBS MoneyWatch

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