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Talking Biz News Today — March 25, 2020

March 25, 2020

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Trump, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus rescue bill, by Andrew Taylor, Lisa Mascaro, Jonathan Lemire

Many airline flights nearly empty as virus undercuts travel, by David Koenig


Brits to use contactless payments for bigger purchases as retailers fight coronavirus, by Amy Woodyatt

Moviefone bought by mystery bidder for just $1 million, by Jordan Valinsky

The Wall Street Journal

Facebook Usage Soars, But Online Advertising Plunges, by Jeff Horwitz, Suzanne Vranica

Uber Sues Los Angeles Over Data-Sharing Rules, by Preetika Rana, James Rundle


Nike sales beat analysts’ estimates, but earnings fall, hurt by coronavirus pandemic, by Lauren Thomas

As Walmart, CVS and Domino’s race to keep up with demand, they have a new challenge: Hiring during a pandemic, by Melissa Repko


Occidental Petroleum cuts CEO, staff pay to combat falling oil prices, by Shariq Khan

Airlines beg for rescue as coronavirus hit soars to $250 billion, by Tim Hepher, Sarah Young

News about business journalism

Reuters editor Adler: Our global reach is key

How the WSJ attempts to reach non-news junkies hires Morales as engagement editor

Forbes hires Jeans to cover tech

Business Insider hires Jalopnik’s Lee

Latest Ad Age produced remotely

SABEW: Government agencies shouldn’t suppress economic data

Politico hires Martuscelli as health care reporter for Europe

Czarnecki to cover PR industry for Business Insider

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