Tagged: Writing tips

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Finke duped by false tip

Entertainment business reporter Nikki Finke was duped into believing a false tip about a new Ghostbusters movie, reports Ian Mohr of the New York Post. Mohr writes, “Dangling the carrot further, one ‘tipster’ claimed...

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Unauthorized books and business journalists

Madeline Will, a business journalism student at UNC-Chapel Hill, writes about the difficulty some business journalists face in getting companies to cooperate with them while writing books about their operations. Will writes, “Many companies...

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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...