Tagged: Commentary

Palm Beach Post changes

Palm Beach Post changes

Interesting move recently at the Palm Beach Post where long-time business journalist David Sedore was fired from the banking and insurance beat and replaced by Stephanie Horvath, a young reporter who has been covering...

A critique of the Saturday WSJ

A critique of the Saturday WSJ

William Powers, a columnist at the National Journal, wrote a scathing critique of the new Saturday edition of the Wall Street Journal. His chief complaint was that the writing was lifeless and that the...

Birmingham Post-Herald Closes

Birmingham Post-Herald Closes

Another sad day for newspapers. Today Scripps announced the closing of the Birmingham Post-Herald (see corporate statement below). The newspaper’s last edition will be tomorrow. I know I speak for many journalists in expressing...

Dallas business reporting

Dallas business reporting

I spent Wednesday in Dallas doing a workshop for the Reynolds Center and got to visit with some of the business desk at the Morning News. One of the assistant business editors there is...

API seminar in Memphis

API seminar in Memphis

I just got back today from talking at one of the business reporting seminars put on around the country by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Reporting at the American Press Institute....

Bad disclosure

Bad disclosure

It was recently disclosed in the Baltimore City Paper that the Baltimore Sun’s architecture writer owned real estate in a number of neighborhoods in which he writes about. Maybe it’s just me, but I...

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...