“[The editors] cast their net wide, picking up some excellent stories from nontraditional sources that even avid readers of the business press may have missed.”–USA Today, on the 2001 edition
Series editor Andrew Leckey and guest editor Ken Auletta have scoured the print media, consulted with the editors of major business and general interest publications, and surveyed journalism school deans to find the best business stories from the last twelve months. Among those selected: Michael Lewis on teenage stock trader Jonathan Lebed, from The New York Times Magazine; James B. Stewart on the irrepressible Michael Milken, from The New Yorker; and many others from the pages of The Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, Fortune, Rocky Mountain News, and Wired.
Andrew Leckey, nationally syndicated investment columnist for the Chicago Tribune Company, is also visiting professor in Business and Economics Journalism at Boston University’s College of Communication. He was previously a financial anchor on the CNBC cable television network, contributing editor of the Quicken.com financial web site, and director of the Business Reporting Program at the University of California, Berkeley. He has been author or editor of eight financial books. Leckey received the National Association of Investors Corporation’s Distinguished Service Award in Investment Education. He was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism and a fellow of the Media Studies Center, both at Columbia University.
The Best Business Stories of the Year 2001 by Edited by Andrew Leckey