Tagged: Writing tips

Covering banking investigations 0

Covering banking investigations

Stephen Engelberg from ProPublica offers some advice about covering a bank that is being investigated by authorities. Engelberg writes, “To be fair, this is honest journalistic labor. I’ve done it as a reporter in...

The biz columnist as fiction author 0

The biz columnist as fiction author

Jon Talton, the business columnist for the Seattle Times, had a new fiction book called “Deadline Man” released on Saturday in which one of the characters is called The Columnist. Here is an excerpt...

Cuss words and business journalism 0

Cuss words and business journalism

Allen Wastler, the managing editor of CNBC.com, writes about the issue facing business journalists covering the Congressional hearings about Goldman Sachs earlier this week — do you use the cuss words spoken or not?...

BusinessWeek and banned words 1

BusinessWeek and banned words

Yvette Kantrow, the executive editor of TheDeal, went looking through the first issue of the renovated Bloomberg BusinessWeek to see if she could find some of the words — but, however, despite, although —...

Being a small-town biz reporter 1

Being a small-town biz reporter

Tom Hacker, the former editor of the Northern Colorado Business Report and now a reporter for the Loveland Reporter Herald in Colordao, writes about what it was like to edit and report for the weekly...