Tagged: Writing tips

What Business Insider looks for in a reporter

Business Insider global editor in chief Nicholas Carlson spoke with Aditi Singal of Digiday about what it looks for in a reporter. Here is an excerpt: Competing with other business publications. “We still have cost structure advantages over...

Dear biz reporters: Stop comparing GDP to market cap

Dan Mitchell writes for Columbia Journalism Review about how business journalists are incorrectly comparing a company’s market capitalization to a company’s gross domestic product. Mitchell writes, “Thursday’s USA Today story similarly described what Apple could ‘buy’ with...

Why business journalists rarely do investigations

Whitney Curry Wimbish writes for The Baffler about why business journalism rarely does investigations. Wimbish writes, “Journalists, like economists, are worried that if they step outside those common explanations they’ll be branded as radicals and...