UBS settles lawsuit with finance blog

UBS settled a lawsuit brought by Credit Suisse against a popular Zurich finance blog over claims of unvetted and abusive reader comments under stories, reports Owen Walker of the Financial Times. Walker reports, “As part of the agreement with Inside Paradeplatz, the blog, which mixes scurrilous gossip and contentious commentary with insider tip-offs, has deleted numerous […]

Credit Suisse sues Zurich blog and wants 52 articles removed

Credit Suisse has launched a lawsuit against a popular Zurich finance blog over what it claims are unvetted and abusive comments hosted under stories about the Swiss bank, reports Owen Walker of the Financial Times. Walker reports, “Lawyers acting on behalf of Credit Suisse submitted the 256-page claim against Inside Paradeplatz and its publisher, Lukas Hässig, in […]

Lyon Content is looking for writers

Lyon Content is seeking a content writer(s) to join my boutique content writing agency. Your primary responsibility will be to write three to five 1000-2000 word articles a week in the beauty and lifestyle niches. To start, we’ll focus on 1-2 articles a week and begin with a paid trial article. ABOUT THE COMPANY Lyon […]

Katie Lewis is looking for writers

Katie Lewis is looking for pitches for her blog. I have recently assigned two guest posts for my blog (harnassing Pinterest to drive blog traffic and sales, and maximizing your business blog to rank higher in Google), yet I’m open to pitches for future posts. ABOUT THE COMPANY Katie Lewis is a freelance creative writer, […]

Wall Street Journal has cut eight blogs in all, including Law Blog

Christine Schmidt of Nieman Lab writes about The Wall Street Journal’s decision to stop publishing on eight of its blogs. Schmidt writes, “Wall Street Journal spokesperson Steve Severinghaus said that a total of eight verticals have been shuttered as part of the WSJ 2020 project, an internal operations review launched in October 2016. The other affected blogs […]

WSJ is ending China Real Time

The China Real Time blog at The Wall Street Journal is ending after a nine-year run. Josh Chin of The Journal writes, “When this site was born, China’s GDP growth was in double digits, Beijing was building toward the triumph of the Olympics and China-themed blogs were proliferating across the internet. Nine years later, China’s government […]

Wall Street Journal is closing its India Real Time blog

The Wall Street Journal is ending its India Real Time blog after seven years. Eric Bellman of The Journal writes, “India Real Time started in 2010 as the first attempt by a global newspaper to offer a news product for Indian readers through the internet. Seven years and crores of clicks later, The Wall Street Journal is winding […]

34,582 posts and 182,925 comments later…

Tiernan Ray of Barron’s writes about the 10th anniversary of its blog Tech Trader Daily. Ray writes, “Ten years ago today, my colleague, friend and mentor Eric Savitz kicked off this blog with a goal to ‘apply some of the same Barron’s logic to daily coverage of the tech sector.’ “It was a bold move at the […]

CNBC launches “World Markets Live” blog

The London office of CNBC has started a new blog called “World Markets Live” providing financial and business news throughout the European trading day. The blog will also include exclusive content from CNBC International’s anchors, including Squawk Box Europe hosts Steve Sedgwick, Karen Tso and Geoff Cutmore. The blog will be managed by a team […]

Milwaukee Business Journal reporter named one of LinkedIn’s top writers

Milwaukee Business Journal reporter Olivia Barrow has been named one of LinkedIn’s top writers for 2015 based on her level of reader engagement and fast follower growth. Dan Roth, the executive editor of LinkedIn, wrote that Barrow “gives readers a behind-the-scenes take into producing a major story and shares her own thoughts on the future […]