Tagged: Business Insider

Business Insider’s Blodget holds merger talks

Joe Pompeo of Capital New York reports that Business Insider’s Henry Blodget held merger talks with Gawker’s Nick Denton. Pompeo writes, “It wouldn’t be too far-fetched: Blodget and Denton are mutual admirers who’ve struck...

Yahoo Finance hires personal finance reporter

Mandi Woodruff, who has covered personal finance news and edited Business Insider’s ‘Your Money’ section for the past two years, is now writing personal finance for Yahoo Finance. In an email to the staff...

Business Insider invests in long-form journalism

Joe Pompeo of Capital New York reports Monday that Business Insider plans to invest in more long-form stories. Pompeo writes, “Business Insider plans to invest ‘hundreds of thousands of dollars’ revving up its long-form...

Business Insider fires chief technology officer

Business Insider has fired chief technology officer Pax Dickinson due to offensive tweets, reports Jeff Bercovici of Forbes.com. Bercovici writes, “There’s probably never a good time to get called out for using racial slurs...

Blodget discusses Business Insider’s history

Henry Blodget, the former Wall Street analyst who started Business Insider, discusses the web site’s founding and strategy on Riptide, an oral history of the collision between journalism and technology that began in the...

Business Insider hires strategy and careers editor

Jenna Goudreau has been hired by Business Insider as the editor overseeing its strategy and careers coverage. Goudreau started last week, said Jessica Liebman, Business Insider’s managing editor. Max Nisen, strategy reporter, and Vivian...