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Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 17, 2015

February 17, 2015

Posted by Meg Garner

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories

The New York Times

Japan makes a quick exit from its latest recession, by Jonathan Soble

Liberty Global, becoming a big fish, risks attracting the eye of a shark, by David Gelles

The Wall Street Journal

Nestlé USA to remove artificial ingredients from candy, by Angela Chen

Port delays starting to damage businesses, by Laura Stevens, Suzanne Kapner and Leslie Josephs


Canada’s Fairfax snaps up Lloyd’s insurer Brit for $1.88 billion, by Supriya Kurane and Richa Naidu

Samsung Electronics earmarking cash for growth, including M&A, by Se Young Lee


U.S. shadow group ‘has embedded spyware in foreign computer networks’, by Geoffrey Smith

Business Insider

Europe may be just 2 words away from a deal on Greece, by Tomas Hirst

News about business journalism

Idaho Statesman moves business coverage

Ohio business journal unveils new website

Tacoma paper makes changes to Sunday biz coverage

Why David Carr was a great tech journalist

ICIJ wins Polk Award for business reporting

This date in business journalism history

2007: Cramer is calming down

2010: More changes at Dow Jones Newswires

Business journalism birthdays

Feb. 17: Richard Tofel of ProPublica

Feb. 17: George Hohmann of the Charleston Daily Mail

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