Tagged: Commentary

An idea for business sections

An idea for business sections

Normon Solomon suggests that business sections in 2006 should add a labor page since most of the coverage is devoted to CEOs and companies. Here is the specific suggestion: “Daily newspaper editors: Just about...

Nice to see this kind of enthusiasm

Nice to see this kind of enthusiasm

Here is a posting from someone who recently interviewed for a small-town business reporting job. It’s refreshing to see this kind of enthusiasm for someone just getting into the field of business reporting. “It’s...

MarketWatch losing readers?

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...

Credentials for business reporters

Credentials for business reporters

This blog argues that the way to improve the quality of journalism, including economics journalism, is to have some sort of credentialing system. Specifically, it states: “Another possible response is improved journalistic credentialling. Why...

Is there bias in business reporting?

Is there bias in business reporting?

That’s what Fox News business editor Neil Cavuto believes, according to an interview in the Chicago Sun-Times on Sunday. Among Cavuto’s allegations against business reporters are: “With Enron, one bad company quickly became ‘all...

Ouch!

Ouch!

As a business journalism educator, I think it’s important for those doing the teaching to also be practicing the craft, and I write a monthly sports business column for Business North Carolina magazine in...