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Breaking News: How the Wheels Came off at Reuters

Breaking News: How the Wheels Came off at Reuters

Brian Mooney, Barry Simpson

ISBN: 978-1-841-12601-2

May 2004, Capstone

230 pages

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$19.99

Description

An inside look at the shocking decline of Reuters.
* Features exclusive interviews with Reuters staffers, competitors, and clients
* Written by two former Reuters journalists
* Examines one of the biggest stories in recent journalism history
1. A Poisoned Chalice.

2. Masters of the Universe.

3. Battling Bloomberg.

4. Shooting for the Moon.

5. The Jewel in the Crown.

6. Dotcoming.

7. Searching for Strategy.

8. The Yanks are Coming!

Authors‘ Note.

Reuters Timeline.

Glossary of Terms.

Financial Data.

Index.

"…an incredible story of arrogance, missed opportunities, and the loss of a dominant global market position…" (Financial Times, 18 August 2003)

"…the in-house lawyers at Reuters will be busy on Monday poring over a book published next week titled Breaking News…" (The Guardian, 12 September 2003)

"… a riveting book…also provides good background material for investors and potential investors in Reuters…" (The Motley Fool, 24 September 2003)

"…a devastating examination of arrogance and missed opportunities…" (Daily Express, 23 September 2003)

"…a devastating examination of arrogance and missed opportunities…" (Daily Star, 23 September 2003)

"…well documented…there are some real gems within the 200 odd pages…" (The Observer, 21 September 2003)

"…Shining through everything is a sense that Reuters lost its nerve in the 1990s..." (Financial Times- Business Books Section, 2 October 2003)

"…this story of our times unfolds in Breaking News at a sometimes breathless pace…" (Management Today, 3 October 2003)

"... journalists Brian Mooney and Barry Simpson characterise Reuters' recent history as a snowballing catastrophe caused by a cocktail of arrogance…" (Observer, 26 October 2003)

"…booth former Reuters journalists are at their best…" (Economist, November 2003)

 “…I really enjoyed reading the book…a highly recommended read…” (M2 Best Books, 19 November 2003)

“...The incredible, and readable sorry tale of Reuter’s precipitous fall from grace...” (Long Range Planning, Vol.37, No.4 August 2004)