The story Canadian writers missed when they didn't report on Research In Motion's abysmal press relations.
By Christina Pellegrini When John Stackhouse first met Jim Balsillie at a business social almost a decade ago, the co-CEO of Research In Motion didn’t mince words. Once Balsillie figured out who Stackhouse was—the freshly appointed editor of The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business section—he pointed a finger at him and launched into an attack […]
By Christina Pellegrini I’ve read 180 pages of the new Michael Lewis book Flash Boys and like <a” href=”http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2014/03/31/michael-lewiss-flawed-new-book/”>Reuters blogger Felix Salmon, I haven’t come across anything major that I didn’t already know about high-frequency trading and what it’s done to financial markets. I’ve been interested in HFT for a few years. The first feature I wrote in […]
When reporters sacrifice accuracy for readership and retweets, they deserve cold criticism
A retired Pennsylvania State University academic is “mad as hell” at journalists for getting the story so wrong during January’s record-breaking chilly temperatures. “The broadcasters and bloggers who introduced ‘polar vortex’ into the discussion of Arctic outbreaks this January made a giant, unscientific leap,” former lecturer and forecaster Lee Grenci wrote on a Penn State […]