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The Watchdog That Didn't Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism (Columbia Journalism Review Books)Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Dean Starkman
Publisher: Columbia University Press (2014, Jan 7th).
Alec KleinThe Watchdog That Didn't Bark, given its in-depth analysis across the landscape, steeped in history, and Starkman's keen understanding of the business of journalism, can stand as a potentially enduring case study of what went wrong and why. Eric AltermanStarkman is literally a reporter's reporter. As such, he gets to the bottom of the story of how the U.S. business press could miss the most important economic implosion of the past eighty years until it was too late, and he does so with prose that is intelligent, engaging, and erudite. I recommend The Watchdog without reservation. Todd GitlinJournalism was complicit in the predation and corruption that brought down world financial markets and wrecked the lives of millions. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jesse Sostrin
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (2013, Dec 17th).
When we face the hidden curriculum of work without a plan we often fail to contribute our best effort, we lose sight of the things that inspire us, and we disengage. Beyond the Job Description can help you translate your frustrations at work into useful insights that boost your learning and performance while increasing the value of your contributions to the team and organization. Provides research-driven insights, diagnostic tools, and stories of employees and leaders who have managed to turn their greatest challenges at work into opportunities for breakthrough performance. It is no longer an option to simply ignore the hidden curriculum of work. The book translates the world of work and leads readers on a critical path. Read more... moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Kevin Roose
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (2014, Feb 18th).
Becoming a young Wall Street banker is like pledging the world's most lucrative and soul-crushing fraternity. Every year, thousands of eager college graduates are hired by the world's financial giants, where they're taught the secrets of making obscene amounts of money-- as well as how to dress, talk, date, drink, and schmooze like real financiers.YOUNG MONEYInside the Hidden World of Wall Street's Post-Crash RecruitsYOUNG MONEY is the inside story of this well-guarded world. Kevin Roose, New York magazine business writer and author of the critically acclaimed The Unlikely Disciple, spent more than three years shadowing eight entry-level workers at Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and other leading investment firms. Roose chronicled their triumphs and disappointments, their million-dollar trades and runaway Excel spreadsheets, and got an unprecedented (and unauthorized) glimpse of the financial world's initiation process. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Joel Elad
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons... (2014, Jan 1st).
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