The editors at Columbia Journalism Review are in the process of putting together the third book in its Best Business Writing series with Columbia University Press, and while they read a lot of business journalism (and I do mean a lot of business journalism), they can’t read everything.
Ryan Chittum writes, “What are the most memorable and vivid pieces you’ve seen in the last year or so? What stories made you wish you’d written them or made you see something in a whole new light?
“We define business writing pretty broadly. Best Business Writing 2013, for instance, included a Rolling Stone piece on the hidden-in-plain-sight woes of the middle class, a wonky blog post by Steve Randy Waldman on inequality, productivity, and employment, a takedown of the TED phenomenon by Evgeny Morozov, and a Wired piece on how Corning engineered and produced glass for the iPhone.
“And, of course, we had your more traditional Fortune, Wall Street Journal, and Businessweek fare.
“We have a soft spot for muckraking stories, but we also love a good corporate focus, profile, or column.
“Drop me an email if anything comes to mind, and don’t hesitate to nominate your own work.”