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Talking Biz News Today — June 22, 2021

June 22, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Inflation ahead? Even a top economist says it’s complicated, by Christopher Rugaber

Spielberg’s Amblin to make several films a year for Netflix, by Jake Coyle


Advocacy group accuses Smithfield Foods of falsely warning of meat shortages, by Danielle Wiener-Bronner

Lordstown executives sold millions of dollars in stock before problems became public, by Jordan Valinsky

The Wall Street Journal

Chip Shortages Are Starting to Hit Consumers. Higher Prices Are Likely., by Asa Fitch

SEC Wants More Climate Disclosures. Businesses Are Preparing for a Fight., by Dave Michaels


Delta plans to hire more than 1,000 pilots by next summer as travel demand returns, by Leslie Josephs

China’s renewed crypto crackdown wipes nearly $300 billion off the market as bitcoin slides, by Arjun Kharpal


SpaceX’s Starlink expects it can provide global coverage around September, by Paulina Duran

Fed officials open debate on bond taper, by Jonnelle Marte, Howard Schneider

News about business journalism

WSJ adds to ad campaign with video, NYC posters

NY Times hires Nguyen to cover banks

SABEW is accepting Best in Business Book Award entries

Chicago Trib biz editor Podmolik is departing via buyout

Washington Post hires Velazco as “Help Desk” writer

Hunter joins Washington Post “Help Desk” as a writer

Washington Post hires Fitts as deputy tech policy editor

Modern Healthcare hires Young as news enterprise editor

The Economist sees strongest annual subscriber growth

Beat switch for Bloomberg’s Tobin


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