Archive for October, 2011

October 2011

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Harrisburg, PA: a city at war with itself

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Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Taiwan meeting kicks off with SABEW financial reporting workshop

By EVA DOU, Special to SABEW In the throes of the U.S. financial crisis in early 2009, Fortune Magazine Asia Editor William Bill Powell wrote a cover story called, "Is China Sinking?" "That story was 180 degrees wrong, completely wrong," Powell said on Saturday, addressing a financial reporting workshop marking the kick-off of the International Press Institute's 2011 World Congress in Taipei, ...[Read More]
Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Ad for business reporter at NJBIZ

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Monday, October 24th, 2011

Download the Fall 2011 TBJ

Download the TBJ in PDF format: Click Here...[Read More]
Thursday, October 20th, 2011

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Thursday, October 20th, 2011

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Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Top Editors: Newspaper outlook bleak

By Madhura Karnick Rupert Murdoch’s Newscorp scandal has created quiet a stir in media markets around the globe. Just last week, Andrew Langhoff, managing director of Dow Jones & Co. in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and publisher of The Wall Street Journal Europe, resigned amid charges he made a deal that involved guaranteeing coverage in the Journal’s European edition. How does a newspaper ...[Read More]
Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Luxury retailers seeing opportunities despite rocky economy

By Cara Eisenpress Having rebounded from the great recession, luxury retailer Saks sees great opportunities in the luxury segment of the retail market, placing great stock in wealthy consumers’ boundless thirst for expensive, unique fashion and a comparably lavish shopping experience, said Steve Sadove, chairman and CEO of Saks, Incorporated in a keynote speech at the Society of Business Editors ...[Read More]
Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

NY panel explains complex issue of health insurance exchanges

By MARTY STEFFENS The election rhetoric will be about jobs and the economy, but health care will once again capture America’s attentions, said panelists on a healthcare panel at SABEW’s fall conference in New York. U.S. states are in various degrees of adoption of health insurance exchanges, which are mandated under the Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009. States such as Massachusetts ...[Read More]
Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

News leaders and news makers converge at SABEW fall workshop in NYC

Special To SABEW NEW YORK -- More than 180 journalists and others attended the SABEW Fall Conference and Workshop Oct. 13-14 at the City University of New York Graduate School. A series of headliners, including a joint appearance by three top editors at Reuters, Bloomberg and Dow Jones were featured as SABEW conducted its fall event for the second year in a row at CUNY. “It was a dynamic ...[Read More]
Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Leibowitz Discusses Wall Street and Technology’s Impact on the Market

By Anika Anard Journalists and Wall Street share a compelling task to educate Americans on issues involving markets and economics, a top official of the New York Stock Exchange told the fall workshop of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, Oct. 13-14. Larry Leibowitz discussed the relationship between journalists and Wall Street and the importance of understanding one another's ...[Read More]
Monday, October 17th, 2011

Rogoff: America could still descend into a second Great Depression

By Patrick Clark Massive public and private debts accumulated in the run-up and response to the recent financial crisis will likely lead to a long and painful recovery, says Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff. At the same time, the chaotic potential of the European credit crisis could yet push America into a second Great Depression. That was the message Rogoff, co-author with Carmen Reinhart ...[Read More]
Monday, October 17th, 2011

1st Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief to speak at SABEW conference

PHOENIX, Jan. 17, 2012 — Richard Cordray, the first director of the new federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will address the Society of American Business Editors and Writers' 49th annual spring conference in Indianapolis March 15-17, 2012. Read the conference's tentative schedule. A former state treasurer and attorney general in Ohio, Cordray was confirmed by President Barack ...[Read More]
Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

BIB Spotlight: Company seeking copper mine forges pacts with town, stakeholder groups

(Editor's note: In less than a year, SABEW will conduct its Best in Business competition, which honors the best work in business journalism nationally. Every week leading up to the contest, SABEW will showcase award-winners from 2010 in this space. It's not too early to begin gathering your entries from calendar year 2011. Enjoy this new feature. We hope you will be inspired by the excellence we will ...[Read More]
Monday, October 10th, 2011

Ad for Editor at Dallas Business Journal

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Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Phoenix, Milwaukee, Seattle newspapers win ’12 Barlett & Steele Awards

Public pension series was topic at SABEW institute....[Read More]

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