19 Feb 2015

What the Daily Show Can Teach Financial Journalists—Part 2

The Daily Show once again provides a great lesson for financial journalists The Daily Show’s great success with merging comedy and serious political and business coverage, while  reaching a previously unserved audience of younger people who never followed politics, is a great example for financial journalists who want to think

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11 Feb 2015

What the Daily Show Can Teach Financial Journalists

  Yesterday’s announcement that comedian Jon Stewart, 52, is leaving the Daily Show after 17 years as host and writer marks a major turning point in comedy, but also in how news is presented. TV critics have rightfully pointed out that the show’s irreverent style, humor and tweaking the face of

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03 Feb 2015

Hedge Funds Don’t Create Jobs–Revoke Carried Interest

Hedge funds, private equity and venture capital firms have failed both in performance and in their claims of creating jobs. As a result, the huge lobbying effort to gain preferential tax treatment through something called “carried interest,” should be revoked. Carried interest let these hybrid financials firms pay ordinary income

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