Tagged: Reporting tips

Christmas retail stories

Christmas retail stories

In six days, the traditional Christmas shopping season will begin on the Friday after Thanksgiving. What this means is that every retail reporter on every business news desk in the country will be trolling...

Business journalism and the K-R bidding

Business journalism and the K-R bidding

In the letter sent to newspaper chain from Knight-Ridder alumns, a member of the business journalism community and SABEW — Washington & Lee’s Reynolds Professor of Business Journalism Pam Luecke — is among the...

Nice story from an S-4

Nice story from an S-4

For those of you who have heard me lecture about finding stories in SEC filings, you know that one of my biggest pet peeves in business journalism is the fact that reporters don’t look...

Employee benefits

Employee benefits

One of the stories that I like to see being written in business sections around this time of the year is an annual story about the rising cost of health care. Many companies that...

Largest public companies by state

Largest public companies by state

I regularly get asked by business reporters about how to find the largest public companies in their state. Unless they have a Bloomberg terminal in their newsroom, I haven’t had any other suggestions on...

Ten tips for business reporters

Ten tips for business reporters

A journalism professor at the University of South California has come up with a list of 10 tips to better business reporting. I am providing a link to them here on the International Women’s...