Tagged: Coverage

Contradictory stories

Contradictory stories

Very rarely in business journalism do you see an instance of one prominent media outlet reporting on a business story and then another prominent media outlet reporting on the same story but essentially saying...

The Oil Industry

The Oil Industry

I have been harping on the blog for the past few weeks about how the business press hasn’t been aggressively covering the looming oil crisis — and I’m not talking about rising prices at...

Covering the Xbox 360 frenzy

Covering the Xbox 360 frenzy

The CJR Daily blog has an excellent analysis of how some business media didn’t just take what Microsoft was spoonfeeding them in covering the debut of the new Xbox 360 game console. You can...

Shopping stories today

Shopping stories today

Here is a compilation of day after Thanksgiving shopping stories that I found online this evening: 1. CNN.com’s headline focused on the bargains that retailers were already offering in its story here. 2. The...

The country's best economics reporters

The country's best economics reporters

As David Warsh, editor of economicprincipals.com, so eloquently puts it, “It may not be a golden age of economic journalism. The traditional means of support — advertising — has been too undependable for that,...

Christmas retail stories

Christmas retail stories

In six days, the traditional Christmas shopping season will begin on the Friday after Thanksgiving. What this means is that every retail reporter on every business news desk in the country will be trolling...

Business journalism and the K-R bidding

Business journalism and the K-R bidding

In the letter sent to newspaper chain from Knight-Ridder alumns, a member of the business journalism community and SABEW — Washington & Lee’s Reynolds Professor of Business Journalism Pam Luecke — is among the...