Talking Biz News Today – Jan 11, 2021

Talking Biz News Today – Jan 11, 2021

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

New law cracks down on shell companies to combat corruption, by Joshua Goodman

Semiconductor shortage forces automobile production cuts, by Tom Krisher, Michael Liedtke


Nearly 4 million Americans have been out of work for at least six months, by Tami Luhby

Corporate America halts donations to Republicans who voted to overturn the election, by Jazmin Goodwin

The Wall Street Journal

Amazon, Walmart Tell Consumers to Skip Returns of Unwanted Items, by Suzanne Kapner, Paul Ziobro

Twitter, Facebook and Others Silenced Trump. Now They Learn What’s Next., by Sarah E. Needleman, Georgia Wells


Covid vaccinations offer CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid a chance to showcase how drugstores have changed, by Melissa Repko

Pickup trucks dominate America’s 10 best-selling vehicles of 2020, by Michael Wayland


Apple, Hyundai set to agree electric car tie-up, says Korea IT News, by Hyunjoo Jin

OPEC crude output cuts should help U.S. shale profits in 2021, by Jennifer Hiller

News about business journalism

Maggi hired by E&E News to be editor on natural resources team

WBBM Newsradio biz editor Walter is retiring

Indianapolis Biz Journal’s Harton becomes custom content editor

Fox to wary advertisers: Bartiromo is “hard-hitting journalism”

Adweek hires Cahillane as a reporter

Minneapolis/St. Paul Biz Journal reporter Halter joining Axios

STAT hires Cohrs to cover health care policy

Bloomberg’s Leonard moving to White House team

WSJ’s Zeisler talks about how reporters have the right technology

Quinn promoted to assistant print editor at Indianapolis Biz Journal