Detroit News seeks a business reporter

The Detroit News seeks a determined and curious business reporter to join its dedicated team of journalists — emphasis on team — to cover the Michigan economy and major companies outside the core auto industry. The successful candidate will generate compelling enterprise stories on Michigan’s complex economy, its businesses and their leaders to reveal critical […]

Reuters hires Levy to cover corporate governance

Reuters corporate finance and ESG editor Greg Roumeliotis sent out the following on Tuesday: I am pleased to announce that Rachael Levy has joined Reuters as corporate governance correspondent, reporting on boards and the inner workings of companies. A prolific scoopster and award-winning investigative journalist, Rachael brings a wealth of business reporting experience and sharp acumen to […] seeks a vice beat reporter seeking a reporter who can tackle the so-called “vice beat” for our Consumer and Business News team – covering the tobacco and firearms industries, while collaborating on alcohol coverage. This person will also keep an eye on the gambling industry and other sectors of interest. The best candidates should have a proven ability to […]

WSJ hires new reporters for corporate team

Jamie Heller, business editor of The Wall Street Journal, sent out the following on Friday: Hi there! We’re thrilled to announce several new hires for our corporate coverage as well as a very special promotion and other openings in the U.S. and Asia. Please join us in welcoming and congratulating these terrific journalists. And please […]

CNBC Digital seeks a reporter to cover company news

CNBC Digital seeks a digital reporter who can bolster our coverage of consumer and company news, with an emphasis on media. This person will cover corporate earnings, big stock moves and major developments in ongoing news stories, while backstopping beat reporters who cover companies such as Disney and Netflix, as well as General Motors and […]

The Information seeks an Alphabet/Google reporter

The Information was founded in late 2013 with a simple idea: write deeply reported articles about the technology industry that you won’t find elsewhere. Since then, we’ve become a disruptor in business news that’s moved markets, gotten the early scoop on billions of dollars of acquisitions, and told you what’s happening inside companies like Apple, […]

NY Times reporter Gelles: Biz journalism lionizes CEOs, companies

Anand Giridharadas of The Ink interviewed New York Times reporter David Gelles about his new book “The Man who Broke Capitalism,” and part of the discussion was about business journalism’s failures. Here is an excerpt: How do you think those two narratives are present in this failure of business journalism that we’re talking about? On the […]

FT editor Khalaf: Our coverage is under attack

Financial Times editor Roula Khalaf called for action to stop the intimidation of journalists in a speech this week, reports Bron Maher of Press Gazette. Maher writes, “According to Khalaf: ‘From autocracies to illiberal democracies and unfortunately even thriving democracies, journalists are maligned and manipulated, harassed and intimidated… “‘Our experience at the FT starkly illustrates the […]

Reuters news operation sees increase in revenue, profit

The Reuters news operation reported a 7 percent increase in revenue and a 31 percent increase in operating income in the first quarter, primarily due to a better performance in its operation aimed at professionals. The results were part of parent company Thomson Reuters’s earnings report. Revenue for the news operation rose to $176 million […]

How a NY Times reporter is covering Musk’s deal for Twitter

Lauren Hirsch of the New York Times was interviewed by Emmett Lindner about her coverage of Elon Musk’s $43 billion offer to acquire social media company Twitter. Here is an excerpt: How did you begin covering Twitter and Elon Musk? I write for DealBook, so I cover anything having to do with deals. I fell into […]