Tagged: Reporting tips

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Business journalism and corporate fraud

For business journalists, catching crooked companies requires skepticism and close attention to the details that should cause hesitation, said journalists in a workshop Saturday. Roddy Boyd, founder of the Southern Investigative Reporting Foundation, said...

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Rumors, accuracy and the M&A beat

Only one third of stories written about companies being takeover targets between 2000 and 2011 proved to be accurate, according to research by two business school professors. “Accuracy” was defined by whether the rumored...

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A mix of documentation and gumshoe reporting

Chinese are using the country’s state-backed bankcards to illegally spirit billions of dollars abroad, according to a story by Reuters South China correspondent James Pomfret. He reported that near Macau’s ritzy casino resorts, hundreds...