This is the first installment in a five-part series. In Watchdog or Lapdog? we ask some of Australia's top reporters to share their insights from the front line of business journalism.
Watchdog or Lapdog: why should you read the business pages?
Now that the dust has settled on the global financial crisis, we have to ask ourselves: is our business press holding the powerful to account? Is it more watchdog or lapdog? And what is the point of business journalism, anyway?