It is ABSOLUTELY important to perform due diligence research on your focus company to know their internal perspective, the industry perspective of their position and an expert perspective on their performance (such as from an investment analyst report). Use the links to the resources below to do that level of research.
COMPANY INVESTOR RELATIONS WEBSITE - be sure to find and naviage to the IR section of a public company site which will provide company investor presentations, all filing documents and informative teleconferences/transcripts with analyst questioning of company management.
Company Website - will often list top executives. Look for sections related to "Leadership" or "Corporate Governance"
Any of these sources allows you to specify dates for your news scan.
POWERSEARCH will search many of the library article databases for news and more, use the Publication Date slide bar to adjust your date search parameter.
Find Earnings Conference Call Transcripts:
In Nexis Uni
On Seeking Alpha - use the “Search Transcripts” search box in the upper right hand corner of the page