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Talking Biz News Today — April 28, 2014

April 28, 2014

Posted by Meredith Hamrick

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

The New York Times

Recovery has created far more low-wage jobs than better-paid ones, by Annie Lowrey
One therapist, $4 million in 2012 Medicare billing, by Julie Creswell and Robert Gebeloff

The Wall Street Journal

Pfizer confirms AstraZeneca approach, by Dana Cimilluca, Jonathan D. Rockoff and Hester Plumridge
Drugs aim to help elderly rebuild muscle, by Hester Plumridge and Marta Falconi


Comcast offers to shed customers to win TWC approval, by Liana B. Baker and Soham Chatterjee
Forest Labs to buy Furiex Pharma for up to $1.46 billion, by Esha Dey 

The Associated Press

Google: Driverless cars are mastering city streets, by Justin Pritchard


Chavez food utopia withers as development plans left unfulfilled, by Anatoly Kurmanaev


Bank of America’s big math error, by Matt Egan

Today in business journalism

WSJ pitch: We are not YouTube with our videos
Houston Chronicle bringing back standalone biz section
Fear sells better than sex in TV biz journalism
Professor studies stock price changes and business journalism
Next wave of deals to come from pharmaceuticals

This date in business journalism history

2008: Financial Times to start Middle East edition
2010: launches new video platform

Business journalism birthdays

April 25: Henry Unger of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Morgan Brennan and Phil LeBeau of CNBC
April 28: Mary Childs of Bloomberg News

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