Tesla sued over leak to business newspaper

Tesla Motors Inc. faces a proposed class action over an apparent data breach the automaker said was caused when two employees sent information to German business newspaper Handelsblatt, reports Kelsey McCroskey of ClassAction.org. McCroskey reports, “The 38-page lawsuit says that after German media outlet Handelsblatt informed the electric vehicle maker on May 10 that it had […]

TV anchor Ruhle’s relationship with company executive questioned

Khadeeja Safdar of The Wall Street Journal examines the relationship between MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle and Under Armour executive Kevin Plank, noting litigation about her messages to him when she was at Bloomberg Television. Safdar writes, “Plank and Ruhle corresponded regularly and at all hours, according to the documents. In 2016, Plank sent Ruhle what he described as […]

CNN Business hires Glader to be senior editor for companies

CNN Business has hired Paul Glader to be a senior editor overseeing company coverage. Glader previously was a professor of journalism, media and entrepreneurship at The King’s College in New York City, where he also directs the McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute. He is founder and co-director of the NYC Semester in Journalism (NYCJ) and co-advises the student […]

Reuters adds two to India company news team

Aditya Kalra, company news editor in India for Reuters, sent out the following to the staff: Dhwani Pandya will join the India company news team after more than eight years at Bloomberg, where she reported on energy markets, Indian conglomerates, and themes such as infrastructure and real estate. Dhwani has written stories on billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s […]

Oregonian’s Rogoway wins National Headliner Award for biz coverage

Mike Rogoway of The Oregonian in Portland has won the National Headliner Award for best business news coverage or commentary for “The Data Center Next Door.” The judges wrote, “In ‘The Data Center Next Door,’ reporter Mike Rogoway and The Oregonian look at what happens when the world’s biggest and richest companies come to rural […]

How to cover insider trading

Clark Merrefield of The Journalist’s Resource writes about how business reporters should cover Form 4 filings, which disclose insider trading. Merrefield writes, “The filing in question is called a Form 4, known as an insider trading report. Insiders must file a Form 4 when they buy or sell company shares. “The Securities and Exchange Commission defines […]

How Amazon reporter Rosenblatt finds stories

Robert Azula of the Seattle Times spoke with the paper’s Amazon reporter, Lauren Rosenblatt, about her job. Here is an excerpt: Where do you find your story ideas? A lot of my story ideas stem from the breaking news of the day – like layoffs, new state legislation that impacts how companies post job openings or federal […]

NY Times takes EU to court over Pfizer texts

The New York Times is taking the European Commission to court over its failure to release text messages between its president and the Pfizer CEO, reports Samuel Stolton of Politico. Stolton reports, “The newspaper will face off against EU lawyers in the bloc’s highest court, arguing that the Commission faces a legal obligation to release the messages, […]

Reuters seeks two US companies correspondents in Mexico City

Reuters is looking for two correspondents to be part of a dynamic news desk that produces stories in English on companies and markets from Sydney to San Francisco. Based in Mexico City, the role will involve writing alerts and news on some of the biggest U.S. companies. About the Role The ideal candidate will be: Native or fluent speaker and writer in English. Adept […]

CNBC seeks deputy editor for company and business news

CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to over 400 million homes worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC’s highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries. CNBC also delivers content across a […]