Tagged: Writing tips

Covering the Toyota recall 0

Covering the Toyota recall

Los Angeles Times business reporter Ken Bensinger talks Sunday about how the paper begin its coverage of the safety problems with Toyota. The Times has been ahead of most media in covering this story....

Using better Google for journalists 0

Using better Google for journalists

Sean Carlson from Google has held sessions Friday and Saturday at the annual Society of American Business Editors and Writers conference on how journalists can use the search engine more effectively. Here are some...

Developing sources on the Fed beat 0

Developing sources on the Fed beat

Wall Street Journal chief economics correspondent Jon Hilsenrath talks Saturday, March 20, about covering the Federal Reserve Board and the economy. Hilsenrath was speaking at the annual Society of American Business Editors and Writers...

What's wrong with business journalism 4

What's wrong with business journalism

Greg Gentschev, the founder of Brekiri, a business information-focused search engine, writes about what he perceives to be the problems with business journalism. Gentschev hates earnings stories, and he can’t understand the dearth of...

An ag biz reporter and cow poop 0

An ag biz reporter and cow poop

Los Angeles Times staff writer Zohreen Adamjee interviewed the paper’s agriculture business reporter P.J. Huffstutter about how she got her story about the problems California farmers face turning cow manure into electricity. “You are...

Call it the Great Recession in stories 0

Call it the Great Recession in stories

The latest version of the Associated Press Stylebook says that the economic downturn that began in December 2007 should be called the “Great Recession,” according to a story by Courtney Schlisserman of Bloomberg News....