Tagged: Writing tips

Business North Carolina cleans up 0

Business North Carolina cleans up

Business North Carolina won five prizes, including top honors for feature story and headlines, in the 2006 Alliance of Area Business Publications Editorial Excellence Awards. It was named the nation’s third-best regional business magazine...

The business reporter's conundrum 0

The business reporter's conundrum

I received the following e-mail from a business reporter at a daily newspaper in a metropolitan market in the Eastern U.S. today. He/she is frustrated with his job. I am deleting references to towns...

Where has the labor reporting gone? 0

Where has the labor reporting gone?

The Toronto Star’s Antonia Zerbisias wants to know what has happened to labor reporting, specficially in Canada, in a column, in relation to the recent strike that stranded tens of thousands of commuters in...

Poor economic reporting in WaPo 0

Poor economic reporting in WaPo

This blogger has a valid complaint about some recent economics coverage in the Washington Post. He accurately notes that a story in Tuesday’s paper fails to mention the trade-off between interest rates and employment....

WaPo consumer columnist says goodbye 0

WaPo consumer columnist says goodbye

Washington Post consumer columnist Dan Oldenburg joined the long line of writers on the business desk accepting the newspaper’s buyout offer, and in Sunday’s newspaper he reminisced about his Consummate Consumer column for the...

Pension fund coverage 0

Pension fund coverage

Outside of the state of California, which has the large CALPERS pension fund, I don’t see much, if any, coverage in the business section related to state pension funds. However, they are an untapped...

LA Times 0

LA Times

The Los Angeles Times’ Bill Sing weighs in on the admission by Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke erred in talking to CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo in an off-the-cuff remark, which then caused the markets...

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John Stossel, the co-anchor of ABC’s “20/20″, criticized stock market professionals who go on television and provide investment advice in a column. Stossel writes, “How could the TV experts be so wrong? They are...