Tagged: Reporting tips

Covering the Xbox 360 frenzy

Covering the Xbox 360 frenzy

The CJR Daily blog has an excellent analysis of how some business media didn’t just take what Microsoft was spoonfeeding them in covering the debut of the new Xbox 360 game console. You can...

Shopping stories today

Shopping stories today

Here is a compilation of day after Thanksgiving shopping stories that I found online this evening: 1. CNN.com’s headline focused on the bargains that retailers were already offering in its story here. 2. The...

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...