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SABEW to hold conference call on covering executive compensation

November 20, 2009

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers will hold a conference call this week for business journalists who want to learn more about covering executive compensation with more depth and meaning.

The call will be held Monday, Nov. 30, at 3 p.m. EST. The moderator will be Floyd Norris, the chief financial correspondent of The New York Times.

The call will discuss the best places to look for executive compensation data and CEO contracts, how and when executive pay rose so high, the role of shareholders in curbing executive compensation, why past government efforts to curb executive pay failed, and how executive compensation negotiations are being changes by the Obama administration clampdown.

Also on the call will be Nell Minow, editor and co-founder of The Corporate Library; Paul Dorf, managing director of Compensation Resources; and Michelle Leder, editor and founder of footnoted.org.

To sign up for the call, send an e-mail with “yes” in the subject line to sabew@missouri.edu. You will then receive e-mailed instructions on how to participate and how to ask questions before or during the call.

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