Basics, Career tips, Investigation, SABEW
Workshops in how to detect corporate fraud and create data visualizations will be offered by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at SABEW’s Annual Conference in Phoenix March 27-29.
Career tips, Free Training, SABEW
Data visualization is revolutionizing journalism, and on a business beat, where numbers often serve as a story’s backbone, understanding when and how to use this tool equips reporters with a highly marketable skill that also enhances their daily reporting. In this hands-on workshop March 28 during the SABEW Conference, you will discover how to create data visualizations by turning data and numbers into storytelling images.
Business Beats, Energy | Utilities | Mining, Self-guided training, Story ideas, Training Archives
The free, one-hour webinar, The Fracking Revolution: Finding Energy Stories Everywhere, will be held Dec. 4, 2013. In this presentation co-sponsored by NPR, Marilyn Geewax, a senior business editor with NPR, will help you understand how this unleashing of massive supplies of fossil fuels is changing all of our lives.
Featured, Melissa Preddy, Retail | Lifestyle, Technology
Santa isn’t the only one stowing bags of loot this season, according to some recent reports on retail fraud. If you’re looking for a contrarian Christmas story, this might be one to pursue. Whether you approach it as a reflection of the economy, or as a behind-the-scenes retail operations feature, or even a technology story about [...]
Best Practices, Featured, Jon Talton
Do not worry. You have always written before and you will write now. All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence you know. — Ernest Hemingway, formerly of the Kansas City Star The skills of our profession have changed a great deal since I interviewed for my first reporting [...]