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Talking Biz News — Dec. 6, 2021

December 6, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Trump media partner says it has lined up $1B in capital

US drugstores squeezed by vaccine demand, staff shortages, by Tom Murphy

CNN CEO fires 900 employees over Zoom, by Ramishah Maruf

Former Netflix engineer and accomplice sentenced to prison for insider trading, by Ramishah Maruf

The Wall Street Journal

California Dairy Farmers Struggle to Stay in the ‘Got Milk’ State, by Jesse Newman

It Was a Pretty Good Year in the Car Business—Except for Suppliers, by Mike Colias


Activist firm Engine Capital reportedly pressures Kohl’s to consider sale of online biz, by lauren Thomas

Buy now pay later boom shows no signs of slowing this holiday season, by Alicia Doniger

News about business journalism 

Quartz updates policy regarding PR relationships

Barron’s hires Politico’s Cassella to cover economics and policy

Atlanta Biz Chronicle editor Allison leaving at end of the year

WSJ hires Bhattacharyya to cover emerging tech

WNYC hires Lam as poverty and economic instability reporter

Webber hired to be Reuters deputy editor for US and Canada breaking news

Automotive News veteran Versical retires

Wired appoints Harrington to cover labor and workplace

Bloomberg taps Goldstein for mobile news initiative

The Sun appoints Milner commissioning editor on the money team

WSJ’s Levy joins Politico as health care reporter

Weiss swaps Adweek for Digiday

Frazer joins Hartford Biz Journal as a reporter


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