Tagged: Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones to sell out in 2006?

Dow Jones to sell out in 2006?

That’s the prediction of Peter Newcomb at Forbes, who writes today that he thinks that the Bancroft family, which controls the majority of stock in the company, will sell Dow Jones, including the Wall...

MarketWatch losing readers?

MarketWatch losing readers?

Business 2.0 has a nice update on the Dow Jones acquisition of the CBS Marketwatch web site, which occurred almost a year ago. Seems that the site has lost a lot of viewers and...

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 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,...

Investigative business reporting

Investigative business reporting

Chip Scanlan, the writing coach at the Poynter Institute, recently conducted an interview with investigations editor Mark Maremont of the Wall Street Journal about a front-page story he wrote on CEOs using corporate jets...

Bloomberg for sale?

Bloomberg for sale?

The rumors that business data information and news wire service company Bloomberg LP is for sale are circulating again. There was a story in the British newspaper The Independent today. In addition, the Wall...