At Finance & Commerce, I created Beyond the Skyline, a podcast about economic development, real estate and construction in Minnesota. We are closing in on our 100th episode. In this special episode, I speak with historian, former financial services executive and bestselling author Zachary Karabell about his latest book, Inside […]

I’ve worked at magazines for a large part of my career, and part of what I have enjoyed most is the feeling of accomplishment in seeing all of the work, writing and design come together to make the final printed product. I’ve even enjoyed watching […]

I love the opening description in this story of news in the 19th century, Ghosts of Newspaper Row: “The reporters would pant up five flights of stairs to reach their dingy, dim newsrooms, where light eked through the dirt-cloaked windows and the green shades over […]

Can journalism be saved? That’s the question and the title of Nicholas Lemann’s new piece in the New York Review of Books. Lemann examines the issue by reviewing many of the recent books written on the crisis the industry has faced in recent years. One […]

During the first five months of 2019, journalism job losses have been the worst in more than a decade, according to data recently compiled by Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, the industry shed 7, 914 jobs during the […]

What does the future hold for journalism? That’s a question that can be answered in any number of ways, from various perspectives. One industry leader takes on the question as he looks back on his career in Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why […]