Andrew Cornell (ed.): The Best Australian Business Writing 2012

Andrew Cornell (ed.): The Best Australian Business Writing 2012

The Best Australian Business Writing 2012

edited by Andrew Cornell

NewSouth Publishing, $29.99 pb, 256 pp, 9781742233628

Business journalism suffers from an image problem. It is seen as the journalism of insiders, often plagued by an argot as incomprehensible to outsiders as it is to those who use it. Its cosiness with corporations is suggestive of a provenance that is far from unimpeachable. Worst of all, when the global financial crisis hit, journalists on the financial beat were seemingly missing in action.

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Gillian Terzis

Gillian Terzis

Gillian Terzis a writer and editor based in Melbourne. She has written on the mining industry for the Guardian and Meanjin.

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