Tech Tools That Increase a Reporter’s Productivity

Productivity is important in any line of work. And for reporters with seemingly endless deadlines, efficiency is a must. Here are

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2-Minute Tip: Corporate Earnings Mistakes to Avoid

Reading through and reporting on a company’s quarterly report can be a challenging project for business journalists. Here are four

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Business Stories of the Week: July 7

What’s in a name? Craft beer vs. industry giants As craft beer has grown in popularity, industry titans like Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV

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Paid Leave Facts to Jump-Start a Business Story

In the thick of summer, paid time off is a timely topic. In addition to traditional time off for vacations, paid leave for

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Free Tools and Resources for Investigative Reporters

It can take a reporter years to develop a go-to library of tools and resources that help filter useful databases, specialized websites and stockpiles

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Reynolds Rewind: 4th of July

Tomorrow is Independence Day, the annual celebration of this country’s founding and everything American. In the weeks that follow, you can

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Business Stories of the Week: June 30

Staples to sell to private equity firm That was easy: Office-supply retailer Staples will be purchased by Sycamore Partners, a

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7 Tips for Better Business Interviews

Last year, I joined two long-time business journalist colleagues of mine—Randy B. Hecht and Robert McGarvey—on a webcast hosted by

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Video: Stats and Facts on LGBT-Owned Businesses

LGBT-owned businesses can be a valuable topic for business reporters. While employee diversity has made headlines for years, stories on

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2-Minute Tip: Earnings Per Share and Share Price

Market watchers analyze and discuss earnings per share (EPS) more than any other financial measure. Managers talk about EPS when

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Business Stories of the Week: June 23

Amazon may face bidding war Amazon announced plans to buy Whole Foods last Friday, giving the online powerhouse control of

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Covering Household Debt in Your Community

After the shock of the financial crisis, Americans began weaning themselves off plastic. In each of the 19 consecutive quarters

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Accuracy Checklist for Journalists

Fewer copy editors in the newsroom—in fact, fewer editors in general—means that reporters must increasingly perform that function themselves. Before

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The Business of Art: How to Cover Local Auctions

Shock swept the art world last month when a 1982 painting by late graffiti artist and neo-expressionist Jean-Michel Basquiat sold at

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2-Minute Tip: GAAP vs. Pro-Forma Earnings

A company’s finances are sometimes presented in two forms: a more conservative form, which falls in line with generally accepted

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Business Stories of the Week: June 16

Investors go bonkers for bitcoin A recent move by the Japanese government to legalize bitcoin may have convinced investors that

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Consumer Travel: 3 Summer Story Angles

Now that the summer travel season is in full swing, business reporters across the country have likely retread topics such as how

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Reporter’s Briefing: Explaining Blockchain

It’s been said that the companies driving innovation and forging new trails in the tech world are not run by idealistic

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