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Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 20, 2014

October 20, 2014

Posted by Meg Garner

Some of Monday’s top stories:

The New York Times

The media equation: the stream finally cracks the dam of cable TV, by David Carr

For Aaron Kushner, a difficult foray into newspapers, by Christine Haughney

Yahoo’s Tumblr teams up with TV shows to reach their audiences, by Leslie Kaufman

The Wall Street Journal

Federal Reserve holds steady amid market volatility, by Jon Hilsenrath and Pedro Nicolaci Da Costa

U.S. Stocks: Tenacious or Teetering?, by E.S. Browning

Investors seek to Buy Adidas’s Reebok unit, by Maureen Farrell

Bloomberg News

IBM paying Globalfoundries $1.5 billion to take unit in retreat from chips, by Alex Barinka and Ian King


Pilots extend Lufthansa strikes to long-haul flights, by Ludwig Burger

Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks: Forbes, by Sam Forgione and Bill Rigby

The Associated Press

What’s next after wild week for stocks?, by Bernard Condon

Today in business journalism

BuzzFeed hires FT’s Ishmael

CNBC uses up to 5,000 graphics per day

Forbes rolls out home pages for journalists, advertisers

WSJ, FT must cut stakes in Russian biz paper by end of 2016

Atlanta Business Chronicle lays off copy editor

This date in business journalism history

2006: The Donald explains why biz media cover real estate with negativity

2010: Reuters Breakingviews scandal may impact other media

Business journalism birthdays

Oct. 19: Carol Hymowitz of Bloomberg News

Oct. 20: Doron Levin of Fortune

Oct. 20: Dan Barkin of The News & Observer

Oct. 20: Mike Forsythe of The New York Times

Oct. 20: Tom Herman formerly of The Wall Street Journal

Oct. 20: Walden Siew of Reuters

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