Tagged: Writing tips

The influential Gene Marcial 0

The influential Gene Marcial

BusinessWeek’s Gene Marcial, who writes a weekly column about stocks for the magazine, is profiled in the most recent issue of the Philippine News. Marcial is a Filipino. Christina Pastor writes, “Gene offers different...

Lions Gate earnings: Up or down? 0

Lions Gate earnings: Up or down?

Marek Fuchs, The Business Press Maven for TheStreet.com, uncovered one of the ugly incidents in business journalism in the past week: Two wire services reporting a company’s earnings in two completely different ways. I’ll...

Biz editor named for new 0

Biz editor named for new

Melanie Wold has been named business editor for Shattered, the first global business magazine for and about women that made its debut June 8, according to this story in a Massachusetts newspaper. As recently...

How to be a good economics reporter 0

How to be a good economics reporter

Cal-Berkeley economics professor Brad DeLong teamed up with journalism professor Susan Rasky on a quick guide for journalists who talk to economists and want to be in the information — rather than disinformation —...

New searches available on SEC web site 0

New searches available on SEC web site

The Securities and Exchange Commission unveiled three new search features on its Web site Monday that should improve the ability of business journalists to search for specific pieces of information in the thousands of...

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...