NY Post biz reporter Sanders talks about her beat

Holly Sanders, who covers advertising and marketing for the New York Post and previously worked at Bloomberg News, talked with PR Week about her beat and working at the paper in a Q&A posted on Monday. Here is an excerpt: PRWeek: Do all the reporters at the Post have an inherently punchy writing style, or […]

Defining the future of stock pages for biz sections

According to this posting on JournalismJobs.com, the Associated Press is seeking to hire a news editor to replace Brad Skillman, who left earlier this year for a job at Bloomberg, and that person will have the task of coming up with a new AP product that will replace or supplement the typical stock listings found […]

When biz journalists go to Sun Valley

Business journalists have flocked to Sun Valley, Idaho to “cover” Allen & Co.’s annual investment conference, even though they aren’t allowed on the premises, noted the Idaho Mountain Express. Staff writer Greg Moore wrote, “This year, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Post, The Associated Press, Bloomberg, Reuters and CNBC […]

Winski is new ME of Americas for Bloomberg

The Romenesko media report site has a memo noting that Joe Winski has been named the new managing editor of the Americas for Bloomberg News. Al Hunt, executive editor for Washington, wrote in the memo, “I am delighted to tell you that Joe Winski has been named Managing Editor for the Americas. He will live in […]

Dow Jones beats Reuters and Bloomberg in British survey

Financial professionals from dealing rooms and investment banking operations across England have rated Dow Jones Newswires as the “Best Newswire Serviceâ€? in the 2006 Dealing Room Survey, conducted by Kimsey Consulting. Dow Jones Newswires’ real-time coverage, commentary and analysis of the world’s financial markets was rated the best financial news service overall, beating competitors Bloomberg […]

MarketWatch has a new look

The online financial news site MarketWatch unveiled a new look for its Web site on Wednesday, and editor Dave Callaway explained the changes in a column. Callaway wrote, “The mock-ups of the MarketWatch front page for our first major redesign in five years came in all shapes and sizes and explored all varieties of Internet […]

Update on WaPo buyout and its biz desk

Harry Jaffe, national editor of the Washingtonian, notes that some of the reporters and editors who took a buyout offer from the Washington Post have accepted jobs working at other media outlets. Jaffe reported that political ace Charles Babcock will edit for Bloomberg News, while foreign correspondent Daniel Williams will write for Bloomberg. In addition, […]

Bloomberg updates web site look

Bloomberg News has changed the look of its external Web site where investors and other business news consumers can access some of its stories and data. To have a look, go here. It is much more similar to the screen that a Bloomberg terminal provides, with plenty of orange and black colors. I like it. […]

Bartiromo's business news reading habits

CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo says in an interview with England’s The Independent that she reads The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal and some of the New York papers. She also reads Yahoo Finance and Bloomberg online, as well as the Drudge Report. Here are some more excepts from the Q&A: What is the […]

The failure of personal finance journalism

Personal finance journalism is failing in that it does not tell consumers what they need to know about their money and investing, said John Wasik, the personal finance columnist for Bloomberg News, at a business journalism symposium Thursday. “In terms of personal finance, I think that we are failing,” said Wasik, who spoke at “The […]