Tagged: Commentary

A CEO's thin skin

A CEO's thin skin

When will CEOs ever learn that if you want to get better coverage in the media, the last thing you should do is criticize those covering you out in public? The latest CEO to...

New investigative editor at BusinessWeek

There’s a new job at BusinessWeek, the weekly publication produced by McGraw-Hill. Paul Barrett from the Wall Street Journal has been made assistant managing editor of investigative projects. Previously, investigative stories were handled by...

Prediction stories

Prediction stories

I had an interesting conversation with the students in my Economics Reporting class today. I had them read “Ignoring the Alarm,” an article in the March 2003 issue of American Journalism Review, before class....

Benita Newton

Benita Newton

I was thinking this weekend about Benita Newton, a business reporter at the Virginian-Pilot who died unexpectedly this summer. Everyone who knew Benita was shocked. I first met Benita in 2004 when she had...