Tagged: SEC subpoenas

SEC needs to define what is a journalist

SEC needs to define what is a journalist

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s new regulations on when a journalist can be subpoenaed left out one important detail, according to former BusinessWeek reporter Gary Weiss, who points this out on his blog: They...

Herb Greenberg profiled by San Diego paper

Herb Greenberg profiled by San Diego paper

Bruce Bigelow, a business writer for the San Diego Union-Tribune, has a nice profile of MarketWatch columnist Herb Greenberg in this morning’s newspaper. Greenberg is the financial journalist who has been criticized by executives...

Are biz sources being silenced?

Are biz sources being silenced?

Bill Fleckenstein, who runs a hedge fund in Seattle and writes a column for MSN Money, believes that some hedge fund managers are no longer willing to talk on the record to business journalists...

What were they thinking?

What were they thinking?

In the April 10 issue of BusinessWeek, which just came out, there is an article titled “The Secret Lives of Short-Sellers” that goes into detail about how hedge funds and research firms that specialize...

Herb Greenberg and shorts

Herb Greenberg and shorts

Don Bauder writes in the San Diego Reader about MarketWatch.com columnist Herb Greenberg and his use of shorts as sources in the wake of the SEC subpoenas against Greenberg and a couple of other...

CEOs posting on the Internet and Reg FD

CEOs posting on the Internet and Reg FD

Former BusinessWeek reporter and author Gary Weiss has an interesting couple of posts on his blog about Overstock.com President Patrick Byrne and his use of the Internet to post potentially market-moving information and wonders...

SABEW urges SEC to limit subpoenas

SABEW urges SEC to limit subpoenas

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers issued a statement about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s subpoenas of three business journalists last month in regards to its investigation. The statement reads, “The Society...