The paper is part of an attempt to pave the way for a much broader project on the financial media, its roles and responsibilities. Here’s hoping it succeeds.

1. Press May Own a Share in Financial Mess,
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6 October 2008

p.s. For anyone reading this in London, Tambini is presenting his paper next Monday and will be hosting a conference in February: “Why did nobody see it coming? Reporting the Global Crash of ‘08.”

Dean Starkman Dean Starkman runs The Audit, CJR's business section, and is the author of The Watchdog That Didn't Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism (Columbia University Press, January 2014).

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