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Biz journalist use of social media increases

The proportion of business and financial journalists sourcing stories through social media has leapt in the past year, according to research from Broadgate Mainland. Alec Mattinson of PRWeek writes, “Broadgate Mainland’s 2013 Digital Trends...

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A Loeb Award winner discusses her stories

Mandy Locke was born and reared in Shelbyville, Tenn., where she started her journalism career as a high school student covering the Tennessee walking horse industry. After graduating from the University of Virginia, she...

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This just in, and the rush to publish

In this five-part series, we’ll look at some of the challenges that young business journalists face in today’s media landscape. A common theme running through all five installments is the recognition that avoiding errors...

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Why we care about Wal-Mart earnings

With Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reporting “disappointing” earnings Thursday, it’s easy to shrug it off as not that big a deal. Many of Wal-Mart’s core customers continue to struggle in the current economy, making details...

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Reflecting on one year in business journalism

Jessica Seaman covers energy, Dillard’s Inc., Windstream Corp. and Acxiom Corp. for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. She joined the Democrat-Gazette in May 2012 after graduating from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s...