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Talking Biz News Today — May 18, 2021

May 18, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Downtown stores, businesses await their customers’ return, by Joyce M. Rosenberg

Buffett’s firm sells off financials, halves Chevron stake, by Josh Funk


Long working hours are killing hundreds of thousands of people a year, WHO says, by Amy Woodyatt

Airline industry execs talk up hopes for Europe’s summer, by Hanna Ziady

The Wall Street Journal

Stop New Oil Investments to Hit Net-Zero Emissions, IEA Says, by David Hodari

CVS, Target Drop Face-Mask Rules for Fully Vaccinated Customers, by Sharon Terlep


64% of millennials have regrets about buying their current home—here’s why, by Megan Leonhardt

Amazon has a new plan to cut worker injuries by 50%, by Eric Rosenbaum


AT&T set to end media voyage with $43 bln Discovery deal, by Subrat Patnaik, Kenneth Li

U.S. labor leader calls for human drivers in automated vehicles, by David Shepardson

News about business journalism

Former Atlanta Biz Chronicle reporter named editor of community papers

Bloomberg BusinessWeek, AP win Deadline Club awards for business reporting

Freelance journalist Gault joins Motherboard

Learmonth promoted to Vice editor in chief

Bloomberg Media strikes podcast deal with iHeart Media

Tech news site Rest of World hires two new reporters

Bloomberg Journalism Diversity program has largest cohort ever

Investopedia hires Siew as editorial director

FT launches “Unhedged” newsletter about Wall Street

Adweek hires Daniels as digital editor

Chicago Tribune biz reporter Jimenez departs

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