Notes on the author Acknowledgements Preface Introduction Part One -- The World of Financial Journalism 1. The Reporters 2. The Reported 3. Ethics: Treading the Line 4. Financial Journalists: Watchdog or Lapdog? Part Two -- Reporting Economics 5. 'It's the Economy, Stupid' 6. Taking the Economic Temperature 7. Telling the Story Part Three -- Reporting the Markets 8. The Flow of Money 9. Shares, Bonds and Foreign Exchange 10. Commodities and Futures 11. Options and Derivatives 12. Insurance 13. Telling the Story Part Four -- Reporting Business 14. The Firm 15. Decoding the Annual Report 16. Telling the Story Part Five -- Reporting Personal Finance 17. The Budget 18. Taxes and Benefits 19. Pensions 20. Savings and Investment 21. Telling the Story Afterword Getting in and getting on
Marie Kinsey is Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield, Course Leader for the PgDip/MA Broadcast Journalism and Deputy Director of Learning and Teaching for the Faculty of Social Sciences. She has spent 25 years as a journalist working in newspapers, radio and television. For 15 of those years she specialised in financial journalism and worked as a presenter, reporter and deputy editor on many financial and business programmes.In 1990 she received a prestigious Wincott Award for Excellence in Financial Journalism. She is co-author of Key Concepts in Journalism Studies (2005) and co-editor of A Guide to Commercial Radio Journalism (2nd Edition, 1998) and Broadcast Journalism: A Critical Introduction (2008).