Gregg Easterbrook debuts as columnist on

April 1, 2010

Easterbrook-001Reuters today announced the hire of distinguished journalist, author and lecturer Gregg Easterbrook as a columnist for  Easterbrook, whose weekly column debuts on today, will write on topics ranging from economics and politics to science and technology.

Go ahead, make his day: Best of the week

March 26, 2010

Maybe it’s the recession, but groceries were a big hit with readers this week. The smackdown king of popularity, however, was no doubt President Obama and his healthcare law, stories for which dominated our most-read figures. Here are the week’s most popular tales.

Factbox: Where to find auto service bulletins

March 25, 2010

DETROIT (Reuters) – Automakers provide notice of recalls involving cars, SUVs or pickup trucks to their owners, but drivers may not know whether their vehicles are covered by one of the thousands of “technical service bulletins” filed each year with U.S. safety regulators or where to find them.

Factbox: Toyota’s U.S. recalls rose with fast growth

March 25, 2010

DETROIT (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp’s displaced Ford Motor Co as No. 2 in the U.S. market in 2007, and the following year it unseated General Motors Co as the world’s largest automaker.

After the vote: Some useful links to guide you

March 22, 2010

pelosiAfter a year of often rancorous debate, the House has passed a sweeping overhaul of the healthcare system that expands insurance coverage to nearly all Americans and hands President Barack Obama a landmark victory.

Kissing Brits land on most popular list

March 19, 2010

Sex and sexuality in some form or another dominated our best-read list this week, whether a simple kiss, randy nurses or naked activists. There was some serious stuff in there, too, but really, it’s all about the sex.

Herpes and other most-read surprises

March 12, 2010

lindsayPresident Obama? Healthcare? Financial reform? VP Biden in Israel? If most-read lists are any indication, those are not the topics that make you lurch forward, scrunch up to the screen and read like your very life depends on it.  Herpes, however, does.  As does Lindsay Lohan. And the extremely rich.  By now, no doubt, you’re itching for more. Herewith, the stories that fired you up this week.

An award-winning week for Reuters

March 5, 2010


This has been a very proud week for Thomson Reuters. Our journalists won  seven awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW), a record for our organization. And Thursday we held our internal “Journalist of the Year” celebration. From financial commentary to war photography to professional chat rooms, Reuters’ journalism has never been better, more innovative, or more valuable.

This week we get naked and go flying

March 5, 2010

What do you get when you cross an economist, the Olympics and lots of naked people? An odd assortment of popular stories for the week. They obviously don’t make for a very funny punchline but they did get you clicking. Here are the stories that warmed your cockles (okay, maybe not, but “cockles” is a fun word, isn’t it?).