Tagged: Personal finance coverage

An evolution of "News You Can Use"

An evolution of "News You Can Use"

Avery Comarow, who edited the “News You Can Use” section of U.S. News & World Report magazine from 1987 to 1998, writes in the magazine’s 75th anniversary edition about how it evolved into a...

Really dumb personal finance writing

Really dumb personal finance writing

Yvette Kantrow, executive editor of TheDeal.com, writes Friday about how personal finance reporting has lowered itself to depths never seen before. Kantrow writes, “But a funny thing happens when you try to dumb down...

Bankruptcy is a fascinating beat

Bankruptcy is a fascinating beat

Harry Jaffe of Washingtonian magazine profiles Washington Post personal finance reporter Michelle Singletary, who gained a lot of her business and economics reporting knowledge by covering bankruptcy court for the Baltimore Sun. Jaffe writes,...

Quitting time at the Wall Street Journal

Quitting time at the Wall Street Journal

Jeff Bercovici of Conde Nast Portfolio writes Wednesday about the recent departures among the news staff at The Wall Street Journal. Bercovici writes, “In recent days, columnist Jonathan Clements, reporter Laurie P. Cohen and editor Paul...