Tagged: Writing tips

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A Loeb Award winner discusses her stories

Mandy Locke was born and reared in Shelbyville, Tenn., where she started her journalism career as a high school student covering the Tennessee walking horse industry. After graduating from the University of Virginia, she...

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This just in, and the rush to publish

In this five-part series, we’ll look at some of the challenges that young business journalists face in today’s media landscape. A common theme running through all five installments is the recognition that avoiding errors...

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Best Business Writing 2013 is now available

An anthology Malcolm Gladwell has called “riveting and indispensable,” The Best Business Writing 2013 is a far-ranging survey of business’s dynamic relationship with politics, culture, and life. This year’s selections include John Markoff (New...

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How to “cover” the solar industry

Carter Lavin writes, tongue firmly in cheek, on Clean Technica about how business journalists should write about the solar industry. Lavin writes, “The solar industry is convoluted and relatively esoteric, so when good business...

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Business journalism and plagiarism

Kathy English, the ombudsman at the Toronto Star, writes about how the paper investigated allegations of plagiarism against one of its business reporters. English writes, “Reporter Madhavi Acharya-Tom Yew apologized immediately for her ‘poor...