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  • Reynolds College Custom Newsroom Training Kicks Off At EMU
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    Reynolds College Custom Newsroom Training Kicks Off At EMU

    Custom Newsroom Training, Training

      Being invited to your alma mater is always an honor. Last week, I was doubly honored when Michigan State University, from which I earned my bachelor’s degree in Humanities, gave me its Distinguished Alumni Award. A little less grand, but equally exciting, was the chance to visit my first college newspaper, The Eastern Echo, […]

  • CNN's Sanjay Gupta reports on TKM-Ebola, a new drug in the works. PHOTO: CNN screenshot
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    As concern over Ebola spreads, how are local firms affected?

    Beats, Economy, Featured, Health care, Manufacturing | Large companies, Melissa Preddy, Story ideas, Transportation | Airlines | Travel

    Troubling news this week from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about the burgeoning Ebola epidemic:  the CDC issued a worst-case scenario forecast of as many as 1.4 million cases by January.  While still largely confined to Africa, the Ebola outbreak is of growing concern worldwide and while […]

  • Heirs to the Rockefeller oil fortune withdrew their funds from fossil fuel investments
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    Rockefeller move highlights socially-conscious investing trends

    Beats, Economy, Energy | Utilities | Mining, Featured, Green | Sustainability, Melissa Preddy, Story ideas

    News came  this week — apparently timed to coincide with the United Nation’s Climate Summit 2014 held in New York City — that heirs to the petroleum-based Rockefeller family fortune planned to divest their $860 million charity fund from assets related to fossil fuels as CNBC reported.  Inside Philanthropy says it figures at least another […]

  • Bloggers at FinCon14 in New Orleans
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    Viral business writing: 23 ways to to succeed

    Best Practices, Featured, Financial/economy, Investing | Banking

    Want to get more eyeballs to your stories? Writers and editors on a panel at FinCon 2014 say there are tried and true methods that give your pieces a better chance of going viral. The advice was offered up Friday (Sept. 19) at FinCon in New Orleans. FinCon is a national financial blogger conference that […]

  • Kean University desk at convention
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    Conference and expo uptick may bring new business to your market

    Beats, Economy, Featured, Melissa Preddy, Real estate | Econ development, Story ideas, Transportation | Airlines | Travel

    There’s something about the conference, convention and trade show industry that never fails to grab me. The ephemeral nature of these temporary small cities that arise, buzz for a few days with sales and schmoozing and demos and training and news — and then are dismantled forever… it’s intriguing and of course it’s big business […]