Tagged: Reporting tips

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Best Business Writing 2013 is now available

An anthology Malcolm Gladwell has called “riveting and indispensable,” The Best Business Writing 2013 is a far-ranging survey of business’s dynamic relationship with politics, culture, and life. This year’s selections include John Markoff (New...

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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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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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New to covering business in Indiana

Rick Seltzer, the new business reporter at The Herald-Times in Bloomington, Ind., writes about what he has discovered during his first month on the beat. Seltzer writes, “From what I’ve seen, this area has...

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How to kick butt in business journalism

Business Insider executive editor Joe Weisenthal and deputy editor Nicholas Carlson recently gave college students advice on how to be a great business  journalist, reports Dan Reimold of PBS MediaShift. Here is some of...

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Cyprus saved. Or is it?

Finance ministers agreed early Monday on a bailout for the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. While the agreement averted the near-term disaster, much of the coverage focused on the fact that the aftermath is going...