OLD Media Moves

Some business media more impressive than others

November 11, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

Syndicated columnist Malcolm Berko advises a reader pare his business media offerings down to just a few publications when looking for investment information. He likes The Economist, Fortune, BusinessWeek and Forbes, among others, but doesn’t like Investor’s Business Daily and The Wall Street Journal.

Malcolm BerkoBerko wrote, “Business Week presents topical information, well-written with enough depth to assist you in making the right decisions.

Barron’s is a must and I’ve been a Barron’s devotee since the Roosevelt administration — Teddy’s. Its articles are superbly written and unlike the comic book presentations of Kiplinger, Money, Worth and Smart Money (cancel all of them), Barron’s is written for the intelligent investor so he can make logical and informed decisions.

“Meanwhile, your Global Investor is dry as dust and about as useful.

“The Wall Street Journal doesn’t tickle my tonsils. It tries to cover too much with too little and is basically an adult version of IBD. Cancel the WSJ.”

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