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Talking Biz News – March 18, 2022

March 18, 2022

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Friday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

House votes to further restrict Russian trade after invasion, by Kevin Freking

Labor board seeks to force Amazon to reinstate fired worker


Amazon closes $8.5 billion deal to acquire MGM, by Frank Pallotta

Britain’s cost of living crisis is pushing millions to the brink, by Anna Cooban

The Wall Street Journal

Shoppers Reach Their Limits on Some Price Increases, by Suzanne Kapner

FedEx Benefits From Higher Prices as Package Volumes Slip, by Paul Ziobro


A million new millionaires were created in U.S. last year, and the richest got richer, report says, by Robert Frank

Maserati unveils all-electric plan, starting with a new 1,200-horsepower GranTurismo, by Michael Wayland


Australian watchdog sues Facebook-owner Meta over scam advertisements, by Renju Jose

Dealmakers see M&A pace slow as geopolitical turmoil takes toll, by Svea Herbst-Bayliss, David French, Krystal Hu

News about business journalism 

Insider hires Weiss to cover influencer beat

Burns leaving Sports Business Journal for Morning Consult

Boston Biz Journal hires McGrath to cover health care

Politico Europe hires White as tech and competition editor

McKay joins Morning Brew as senior reporter

The Wrap hires Bel Bruno as editor at large

NY Times hires Bloomberg’s Merelman to be criminal justice editor

Kobos swaps Wirecutter for NBC Universal

Bloomberg names new leadership for US health coverage

Buyouts hires Gethard as a reporter

TechCrunch hires Malik as consumer news reporter

DeCambre named new editor in chief at


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