Tagged: Reporting tips

A biz reporter who writes about manure 0

A biz reporter who writes about manure

Hayleigh Colombo, the business reporter for the Journal & Courier in Lafayette, Ind., writes about what it is like covering business stories two months into the job. Colombo writes, “Each source I’ve talked to,...

Getting it right vs. getting it wrong 0

Getting it right vs. getting it wrong

Tom Keene of Bloomberg Television muses about the importance of business journalists getting it right vs. getting it wrong. Keene write, “In my fancy leather wallet, I have pasted my simple security badge the...

Grateful for biz reporting skills 0

Grateful for biz reporting skills

The Online News Association talked with Naila Boodhoo, who covers business stories for WBEZ in Chicago, about her career. Here is an excerpt: What happens during your average day? If there isn’t breaking news,...

Problems with Twitter coverage 0

Problems with Twitter coverage

Chris O´Brien of the San Jose Mercury News has some issues with how Twitter´s revenue projections were covered by the business media. O´Brien writes, ¨Late last week, Bloomberg reported that Twitter expects to hit...

Biz journalists, PR and embargoes 0

Biz journalists, PR and embargoes

Sabrina Husain, a student at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication, writes about the relationship between business journalists and PR professionals over embargoed material. Husain writes, “The public relations embargo has...

The reporter who saw it coming 0

The reporter who saw it coming

Mike Hudson, the Roanoke Times reporter who began writing about the problems in the subprime mortgage industry in the early 1990s, gives a first-person account in the May/June issue of Columbia Journalism Review about...

How business journalism has changed 0

How business journalism has changed

Herb Greenberg, the senior stocks commentator at CNBC, writes about how his job has changed after 40 years in journalism given social media and new technology. Greenberg writes, “Like most journalists, I always tried...