Category: They Talk Biz News

Getting closer

Getting closer

The SABEW education committee held a conference call on Thursday to discuss our plans for this blog. So expect to see more posts here coming soon from others. In addition, the SABEW Board of...

Prediction stories

Prediction stories

I had an interesting conversation with the students in my Economics Reporting class today. I had them read “Ignoring the Alarm,” an article in the March 2003 issue of American Journalism Review, before class....

Benita Newton

Benita Newton

I was thinking this weekend about Benita Newton, a business reporter at the Virginian-Pilot who died unexpectedly this summer. Everyone who knew Benita was shocked. I first met Benita in 2004 when she had...

Hurricane coverage

Hurricane coverage

There are many problems in writing about business in the aftermath of a hurricane. I spent some time in south Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew writing business-related stories, and the things that...