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Humanizing the cyber security beat

New York-based Bloomberg News reporter Dune Lawrence has been helping Bloomberg break news since 2004, when she joined the company, reporting on stocks and investors. She now covers hacking and cyber security. Lawrence spoke...

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How to take the economy’s measure

An economist told business and financial journalists Saturday to beware of aggregated data because sometimes it hides important trends. “Companies are increasingly managing and mining data to augment government sources,” said Scott Anderson, chief...

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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...