The strategy behind Daily Finance

TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE Amey Stone is the managing editor of Daily Finance, a new business site launched earlier this year by AOL that remains in beta format. Stone is also an assistant managing editor at AOL Money & Finance where she oversees business news and investing coverage. She has been with AOL since 2005 and […]

Time starts personal finance blog

The Cheapskate Blog by Brad Tuttle debuted on Time magazine’s Web site earlier this week as a place for consumers who want to find ways to save money. Tuttle, a contributing editor at Budget Travel, plans to write about the best deals in dining, travel, shopping, sports and more. The Cheapskate Blog will include career and […]

NYT biz section to start consumer blog

The New York Times will start a consumer blog focusing on issues such as consumer protection, business editor Larry Ingrassia said Monday. The comment came in response to a reader comment about why the paper’s business section didn’t have a consumer column. Ingrassia wrote, “Ron Lieber, my ‘Your Money’ columnist, is gnashing his teeth over your […]

The blogs that cover the tech industry — with rumors and fact

Damon Darlin of the New York Times writes Saturday about the blogs such as Silicon Alley Insider, Gizmodo and TechCrunch that cover the technology industry. Darlin writes, “But seeking credibility may be a less-important strategy for the blogs at this stage. Mr. Arrington, a lawyer, is quick to point out that he has no journalism […] starts new culture blog

The Wall Street Journal Online has launched Speakeasy, a new culture blog designed to enhance the site’s Arts & Entertainment coverage. Speakeasy provides reporting from the Journal and aggregation and commentary for what’s happening each day at the confluence of media, celebrity, arts and entertainment. The blog is available to all users and is written […]

Baltimore biz reporter starts tech blog

Gus Sentementes, a business reporter at the Baltimore Sun, started a tech blog called BaltTech on Monday. Sentementes writes, “For more than a year now, I’ve nurtured this idea of a tech blog that gets up each day and tries to cover the interesting tech trends coming out of Baltimore. “Not just the big companies […]

New Atlanta biz columnist starts blog

Henry Unger, the new business section columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, has started a blog called The Biz Beat. Unger writes, “I’m not new to business reporting, but a Web blog is not something I would have pictured for myself — at least not in this lifetime. You never know. “My tentative plan is to […]

New blogs on Portfolio

Gary Weiss, a former BusinessWeek reporter and editor who has been a contribuing editor at Conde Nast Porttfolio, has moved his blog over to the Portfolio site. In addition, Ryan Avent from The Economist will be replacing Felix Salmon on the magazine’s list of bloggers. Salmon is going to Reuters. Jeff Bercovici from Portfolio writes, […]

Dow Jones launches three new blogs

Dow Jones announced Monday the launch of three blogs that offer news on private equity, venture capital and bankruptcy. These blogs are available for free on The Wall Street Journal’s site at and are produced by editors of Dow Jones subscription publications Private Equity Analyst, VentureWire and Daily Bankruptcy Review. The blogs can be […]

Live blogging an annual meeting? Not if Apple can stop you

CNBC tech reporter Jim Goldman promised his readers and viewers that he’d be live blogging the Apple Computer annual meeting, but the company barred anyone from bringing in iPhones, laptops and other communication devices. That didn’t stop some, however. Philip Elmer-Dewitt of Fortune notes that a few were able to get away with it. Read […]