How Kara Swisher uses Twitter to formulate columns

Recode cofounder Kara Swisher talked with Ezra Klein about journalism, and one of the topics she discussed was how she uses Twitter to formulae columns. Swisher said: I knew the stuff. It was stuff I already knew. I had been working on it for a long time. I just was able to send … what […]

Should business journalism only focus on investment opportunities?

Freelance business journalist Karen K. Ho talked with Bloomberg News reporter Jordyn Holman, who covers gender, race and class in the business world, and Columbia University professor Bill Grueskin about how a lot of business news is produced for the investment community and doesn’t discuss issues that affect society. They talked on the CanadaLand podcast. […]

How Fox Business shifts its content at night

Justin Peters of Slate takes a look at the content that appears on Fox Business Network. Peters writes, “Late mornings and middays are spent tracking the ups and downs of the financial markets and covering pertinent news stories of both economic and political import. My problem with Fox Business’s daytime programming is the same problem […]

CNN Business launches a perspective section

CNN Business, which earlier this month rebranded itself from CNNMoney, has launched a perspective section. The section is run by Bethany Cianciolo, who was hired in August from Fortune, where she was associate editor of opinion for the last three years. The section will focus on commentary on topics the new CNN Business is zeroing in […]

How social media has changed the perception of financial media

John Authers, who is leaving the Financial Times to join Bloomberg News later this month, writes in his last FT article about how social media has changed consumer’s perceptions of financial media. Authers writes, “By 2010, social media was a fact of life. Writing on Twitter, journalists’ social network of choice, became part of the […]

How the FT is diversifying voices in its opinion section

Laura Hazard Owen of Nieman Lab interviewed Financial Times opinion and analysis editor Brooke Masters about how the Financial Times is working to make its opinion section less male dominated. Here is an excerpt: Owen: You started in February and these efforts were launched by April. What kind of response have you seen? Masters: Our pageviews […]

How Leung became the Boston Globe biz columnist

Shirley Leung, the Boston Globe business columnist who is becoming the paper’s interim editorial page editor, writes about how she got the business columnist position. Leung writes, “I never aspired to be a columnist, but in 2012, newly minted Globe editor Brian McGrory made hiring another business columnist one of his top priorities. Having been […]

Boston Globe biz columnist Leung to become interim editorial page editor

Shirley Leung, the Boston Globe’s business columnist, has been named the paper’s interim editorial page editor, replacing Ellen Clegg, who retired last week. A story on its website states, “In a note to staff, Linda Pizzuti Henry, the Globe’s managing director, said Leung would serve as the leader of the editorial board for the next six […]

WSJ seeks junior editorial page writer

The WSJ Opinion section is seeking a Junior Editorial Page Writer to join its team. You’ll work closely with the editorial writing and editing staff, specifically working on “Review & Outlook” editorials. You will conduct thorough and in-depth research on and detailed fact-checking across every topic we cover. Your work will serve as an additional […]

Financial Post columnist Critchley takes buyout

Barry Critchley, the longtime columnist at the Financial Post in Canada, has taken the paper’s buyout offer and will be leaving the paper. Critchley has been writing his column for more than 25 years. He writes, “Between those book ends is my time as a journalist for this newspaper, in all of its manifestations: originally […]