Tagged: Commentary

Bill C. Smith 13

I cover hedge funds, not skin cream

For public relations professionals, building strong relationships with reporters is the best way to collaborate on story ideas. However, PR pros are occasionally tasked with getting exposure in a completely new area, one in...

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Board members and business journalists

Two conversations I’ve had this week about board members of publicly traded companies have got me thinking about directors and business journalists. The first conversation was with a student in my “Business Reporting” class....

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Why analyzing labor coverage is important

The Newspaper Guild/Communication Workers of America released Tuesday a summary report of their new “Labor & Unions in National TV Network News.” The CWA and Newspaper Guild funded the study directed by Federico Subervi...

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Looking into OSHA

The New York Times’ Ian Urbina wrote an incredible story covering worker safety, unenforced regulations and the role of the government agency tasked with overseeing the nearly 8 million work sites in the U.S....

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Remembering a departed biz news desk

Ted Reed, a former business reporter for The Miami Herald who now works for TheStreet.com, writes about The Herald’s newsroom now that the paper is moving to another location. Reed writes, “When I first...