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Alexander Plough Joins Debtwire

NYFWA member Alexander Plough has been named a reporter at Debtwire, where he will be covering leveraged finance in North America with particular attention to the loan market. Prior to joining Debtwire, Alexander, a recent graduate from the Columbia Univesrsity Graduate School of Journalism, covered the mutual fund industry for Citywire and was a data journalist for the Reuters Foundation.

Straight Talk Ethics Debate Fuels Interesting Discussion

From left to right: Neal Lispchutz, editor of ethics and standards for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones, and Clark Hoyt, editor at large for Bloomberg

NYFWA members enjoyed a unique panel examining ethics in financial journalism on Thursday, March 26th, an event that focused heavily on the impact digital journalism has had on ethics as a whole.

March 26, 2015 – Straight Talk Ethics Debate

The last six months have seen intense debate over ethics in digital journalism, in part following a column in The Washington Post that examined a complaint about a journalist alleged to have manipulated biotech stocks. The New York Financial Writers Association will host a lively debate featuring a panel of well-known editors who will discuss what's acceptable -and what's not- in digital journalism.

February 23, 2015 – February Networking Night

Save the date and plan to join your fellow NYFWA members for an evening of networking over drinks and appetizers. As always, there will be light appetizers and NYFWA members get their first two drinks free.
*This event is only open to members in good standing.

February 17, 2015 – RESCHEDULED Annual Membership Meeting

Save the date for the NYFWA's annual membership meeting, where you can meet the members of the organization's new board and raise any topics you would like to discuss with the general membership. And of course, don't forget about the light food and opportunity to see and catch-up with your fellow NYFWA members!

January 14, 2015 – January Networking Night/Improving Your Career Prospects

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, Jan. 13th and plan to join your fellow NYFWA member as we ring in the new year with our first networking night of 2015. January's networking night will feature Ben Carpenter, author "The Bigs: The Secrets Nobody Tells Students and Young Professionals About How to Find a Great Job, Do a Great Job, Start a Business, and Live a Happy Life".

Wall Street Journal Remembers Missing Reporter a Year After Disappearance

A year after Wall Street Journal reporter David Bird mysteriously went missing, his employer ran an article spotlighting a candlelight walk marking the date of his disappearance a year earlier: http://www.wsj.com/articles/new-jersey-community-remembers-missing-wall-...

NYFWA Member Publishes Novel

Longtime NYFWA member Art Merims, formerly with the financial news and city news departments of the Associated Press in NYC, has just published a new novel concerning the relationship between the news media and public relations. Merims’ novel, "Bitter-Sweet, A Reporter's Life," which includes three romances, some violence and highlights many aspects of a typical reporter's activities, is currently available online at both Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

December 15, 2014 – Application Deadline for McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism

Do you -- or a reporter you know -- have a great idea for a long form story on a business or economic topic that you'd like to produce, but few resources to get it done?

McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism is Seeking Applicants

Do you -- or a reporter you know -- have a great idea for a long form story on a business or economic topic that you'd like to produce, but few resources to get it done?

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