For Release Upon Receipt - January 24, 2003
Contact: Tom Testa, 617/353-2240, firstname.lastname@example.org
FROM THE ENRON DEBACLE TO THE STOCK MARKET SLIDE, "THE BEST BUSINESS STORIES OF THE YEAR" HIGHLIGHTS THE 2003 BUSINESS SCENE
Anthology Dedicated to the Late Wall Street Journal Reporter Daniel Pearl
(Boston, Mass.) – Andrew Leckey, Boston University visiting professor of business and economics, and series editor of “The Best Business Stories of the Year,” will present the anthology’s annual event sponsored by Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc. on Tuesday, February 11, 2003. The event will feature several journalists reading and talking about their work, which is featured in the book. The writers come from a wide range of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes and Fortune.
This year’s collection is dedicated to the late Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who was murdered while reporting in Pakistan and whose article, “Amid Global Turmoil, Wild Times in Trading Afghanis,” is featured in the book.
Leckey, a nationally syndicated investment columnist for the Chicago Tribune Company, will also be joined by Newsweek’s Wall Street Editor Allan Sloan. A five-time winner of the Gerald Loeb Award, Sloan is the guest editor for the series.
The event, sponsored by Boston University, is free and open to the public. For further information, contact Professor Andrew Leckey at 617/353-4095 or email@example.com.
Event: “The Best Business Stories of the Year” Annual Anthology
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2003
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: Boston University College of Communication
640 Commonwealth Avenue
Auditorium Room 101
Boston, MA 02215
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