Biz journalists who start their own Web sites

The New York Times has an interesting story this morning about business journalists who have started their own Web sites. It features Nina Munk, the former Fortune writer who started, a web site about animals, but mentions a number of others. Reporter David Carr mentions that Om Malik, a former writer for Business 2.0, […]

Declines in ad revenue for Business 2.0, BusinessWeek and Money in June

Statistics posted on the Magazine Publishers of America web site show that among the business glossies, Business 2.0, BusinessWeek, Fast Company and Money all had an incredibly bad month in June, while the other biz magazines showed gains. And for the year, BusinessWeek has fallen behind Forbes in terms of ad dollars. Business 2.0 posted […]

Mercury News biz editor leaving for Business 2.0

Todd Woody, the business editor at the San Jose Mercury News, is leaving that position to become assistant managing editor at Business 2.0 in San Francisco, according to a memo posted Tuesday on the Romenesko blog. Deputy Managing Editor Matt Mansfield wrote in a memo that, “The story of Silicon Valley is still the most […]

Forbes magazine seeks an investor

Advertising Age is reporting that business magazine Forbes is seeking an investor to buy a stake in the company, but what the money would be used for is unclear. Reporter Nat Ives writes, “Other executives in the business-magazine category speculated that Forbes may want extra cash to fund a new assault on Europe with a […]

Innovation journalism fellows named

Stanford University has started a program to teach journalists how to write better about how innovation affects the business world and the larger society. It named its first fellows for the program today. The press release states: “The fellows represent influential newsrooms in Sweden and Finland, together with the U.S. ranked as the most competitive […]

CNNMoney web site is relaunched

I’m going to ignore the press release that Time Inc. and CNN, both pieces of the huge AOL Time Warner media conglomerate, and tell you what I like about the redesigned web site: 1. It has easy access fo the company’s business publications — Fortune, Money, Fortune Small Business and Business 2.0. Previously, if you […]

MarketWatch losing readers?

Business 2.0 has a nice update on the Dow Jones acquisition of the CBS Marketwatch web site, which occurred almost a year ago. Seems that the site has lost a lot of viewers and that Dow Jones, which does not have a good history when it comes to acquisitions, may have overpaid. To read the […]

The Apprentice has a business journalist

Given the Donald’s relationship with a New York Times writer who recently published a book about his operations, I’m surprised to discover that there is a business reporter who is one of the contestants on The Apprentice. Her name is Rebecca Jarvis, and she has posted some of her stories for Crain’s Chicago Business and […]

Great online business journalism

Jeremy Caplan is a New York-based reporter for Time magazine. He has worked as Associate Editor at Time Magazine for Kids and at The Paris Review, Newsweek, and Yahoo! Internet Life reporting and writing about technology, the arts, food, education and other subjects. On Jeremy’s Web site, he has a list of the best of […]