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Talking Biz News Today — May 1, 2014

May 1, 2014

Posted by Meredith Hamrick

Some of Thursday’s top business stories:

The New York Times

Facebook to let users limit data revealed by log-ins, by Vindu Goel
A ghost town, going green, by Diane Cardwell

The Wall Street Journal

How you will be part of Comcast’s Wi-Fi network – and maybe a wireless service, by Ryan Knutson


Ford CEO Mulally to exit Ford in July, successor vows continuity, by Ben Klayman


Consumer spending in U.S. jumps by most in five years, by Victoria Stilwell
U.S. lost $11.2 billion in GM bailout, TARP report says, by Tim Higgins


Exxon Mobil down despite bottom-line earnings beat, by Maggie McGrath

Today in business journalism

The successful strategy behind Quartz
Bloomberg’s folly in China
ProPublica hires Podkul of Reuters to cover finance
Fortune hires Fairchild as writer
Covering the economic data dump

This date in business journalism history

2006: WSJ Online celebrates 10-year anniversary
2008: Pulitzer-winning biz reporter dies at 92

Business journalism birthdays

May 1: Cathie Anderson of the Sacramento Bee

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