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NYFWA's Statement Concerning Recent Acts of Violence Regarding Race

The New York Financial Writers’ Association, the nation’s oldest financial journalism organization, condemns the recent deaths of unarmed black men and women in police custody and we also condemn attacks against members of the media reporting on the resulting protests taking place across our country. As members of the free press striving to provide an objective account of the events unfolding within our society, journalists should be entitled to the protections assured to them within the Constitution.

Podcast: Covering the Pandemic

A panel of four leading financial journalists discuss how they are covering the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Panelists:

Jeanna Smialek, Fed and economy reporter for The New York Times

Drew Armstrong, team leader for U.S. healthcare for Bloomberg News

Ben Levisohn, markets managing editor at Barron's

Moderator:

Peter Coy, economics editor of Bloomberg Businessweek

CHECK OUT THE PODCAST HERE

NYFWA Statement Regarding China's Expulsion of U.S. Reporters

The New York Financial Writers' Association stands with staff of The Wall Street Journal, New York Times and The Washington Post in opposing China's decision to expel their reporters during a time of unprecedented need for free and unbiased coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. When governments interfere with a free press, the people lose.

The Passage of Former NYFWA President & Longtime Member Sally Heinemann

Former NYFWA president and longtime member Sally Heinemann passed away on September 25, following a battle with lung cancer. 

Until recently, Henemann was an active member of the NYFWA and was an integral part of the scholarship committee's efforts each year to identify the best and brightest future financial journalists.

Fireside Chat With SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson

On April 15th members of the New York Financial Writers' Association enjoyed an evening with Securities and Exchange Commissioner Robert Jackson, who shared some of his thoughts on a variety of issues facing the investment community. Jackson's comments are available here. 

https://youtu.be/pOIM0y4Hti4

 

NYFWA Announces Inaugural Recipients of New Award Honoring Financial Journalism That Spurs Impact

The New York Financial Writers’ Association has created a new honor to recognize financial reporting that spurs impact, and named the first recipients of the prize, known as the Impact Award for Distinguished Financial Journalism.

NYFWA Statement Regarding the 2018 Financial Follies

Some attendees of our Nov. 9 event took offense at certain parody songs that accompany the annual Financial Follies dinner. The NYFWA board wishes to make clear that was not our intention and we apologize for any offense taken.

Missed the Complete Lyrics to this Year's Financial Follies? Check Them Out Here

The Final Meltdown

To the tune of The Final Countdown by Europe

 

FANS:

He’s our superhero
The real Iron Man
But one thing he’s lacking
Is attention span

 

MUSK:

Where are the aliens? Really odd that we see no sign of them.

FANS:

His Trump-like gaslighting must stop
The midnight tweets (midnight tweets)
We need him to build some frickin’ cars

It's the final meltdown
The final meltdown

 

NYFWA Stands With America's Free Press

The New York Financial Writers' Association condemns acts of violence and harassment toward reporters. In a year where reporters have been shot, heckled, harassed and now, evacuated on live air due to bomb threats, we should all pause to remember the vital role the free press plays in our democracy – and our economy. President Donald Trump's hateful rhetoric toward the free press cannot become the new normal. NYFWA members stand with our fellow reporters. Journalists are not the enemy of the people. They are the people.

Rich Wilner Moves into PR

Longtime NYFWA member and former president, Richard Wilner, has taken a position at communications firm Sitrick and Company. 

Prior to his new position, Wilner spent 22 years at the New York Post -initially as a reporter, a position he held for 12 years, and then as Business Editor. 

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