Category: They Talk Biz News

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...