Talking Biz News

The business of small business news

Every night the major news programs run through their daily business report, citing the ups and downs of the Dow Jones, the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ. It’s portrayed as a definitive picture of...

Vacation assignments for biz journalists

Your news organization has enticed you with a tempting boondoggle. Go to Davos, Switzerland, and report on the comings and goings of some of the biggest names in business, politics and entertainment. Or, perhaps,...

The embargo and business journalism

Whether broken by human or technical errors, embargo breaches can have serious consequences. Ron Leuty, a biotech reporter at the San Francisco Business Times, experienced the detrimental consequences of breaking an embargo firsthand. In...