Archive for April, 2009

Finding the Market Bottom

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
Finding the Market Bottom

Given the tumultuous state of the global economy, a lot of people are naturally wondering whether the worst is over. A quick scan of recent headlines shows that plenty are weighing in on the question. Morgan Stanley is boldly claiming, "Bear Market Is Not Over: Selling Today." James Paulsen, chief investment strategist... »

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Anonymous Sources at The New York Times

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009
Anonymous Sources at The New York Times

Last week the Public Editor of The New York Times, Clark Hoyt, criticized the paper's common practice of using anonymous sources, often in flagrant violation of its own policy. Drawing on several recent examples, Hoyt demonstrates that casually granting anonymity facilitates personal attacks without repercussion, provides cover for those who make... »

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