This week Shell ended its $7 bilion search for oil in the Alaskan Arctic, German media giant Axel Springer bought Henry Blodget’s Business Insider and Tesla rolled out a new electric vehicle.
Week in Review: Shell Quits Alaskan Arctic, U.S. Govt. Funding Bill Passes, Tesla’s New Car, Business Insider Sale
As media outlets beef up their coverage of African business and corruption, investigative journalists are looking into one giant source of plunder: “transfer pricing” deals between African leaders and foreign corporations. We offer some resources for reporters interested in covering the subject.
Week in Review: Volkswagen Chief Resigns, Pharma CEO Backs Down, Caterpillar Slashes Jobs, Cyber War Mapped
Volkswagen’s Winterkorn stepped down following revelations the company cheated on emissions testing; controversial former hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli dropped his 5000% price hike on an AIDS drug, Mother created a map of global cyber attacks.
Week in Review: GE Exports Jobs, Beer Mega Merger, HP Slashes Jobs, Bezos Space Venture, Eur-Asia Internet Cable
GE blames jobs move on US Import-Export Bank lapse; World’s biggest brewers plan to merge but may face antitrust issues; HP lays off 33,000 jobs and splits in two; Bezos is taking his space exploration company Blue Origins to Florida.
The Affordable Care Act has reshaped the business landscape, creating new business hurdles and opportunities, alliances and rivalries. A reporter who covers the healthcare beat offers five tips on where to look for stories as they unfold.