Tagged: Reporting tips

Remembering auto writer Jerry Flint 0

Remembering auto writer Jerry Flint

Outgoing Forbes editor William Baldwin writes Monday about longtime Forbes auto writer Jerry Flint, who died this weekend at the age of 79 after suffering a stroke. Baldwin writes, “One of his notions was...

Covering your employer 0

Covering your employer

Michael Lev, the assistant managing editor of business at the Chicago Tribune, writes about how the business desk covers its paper’s parent company, the Tribune Co. Lev writes, “First of all, no one outside...

A business journalist on PR 1

A business journalist on PR

Longtime business journalist James Flanigan reflects on good and bad relationships he’s had with PR people. Flanigan writes, “I’ll begin with a public relations man who did his job well and helped me at...

Business news on the radio 0

Business news on the radio

TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE Al Mayers is the general manager for Bloomberg Radio, the 24-hour, digital all-news business radio station. Bloomberg Radio recently launched the new “Bloomberg Businessweek Radio” show, airing Friday evenings at...

Events and motivations in reporting 0

Events and motivations in reporting

CNBC.com managing editor Allen Wastler warns business journalists against linking events with motivations when reporting. Wastler writes, “Case in point: Suggestions that BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward is being pulled out of day-to-day Gulf...