Writing for Millennials: Making Big Numbers Relatable

A calculator and some quick research can help you make enormous numbers more understandable to your audiences. Advertising research shows

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Reynolds Announces 3 Strictly Financials Workshops for 2018

Business journalists are invited to attend a series of free workshops from the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business

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Financials in a Flash: Financial Statement Conservatism

  In the next lesson of this series, we look at financial statement conservatism and what reporters need to know when

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Business Stories of the Week: Oct. 6, 2017

  Netflix nudges prices Creating video content is expensive, and Netflix aims to pay the bills by charging 10 percent

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Download Our New E-book: Survive and Thrive in a Shrinking Newsroom

Newspapers have undergone massive changes for more than a decade. Those changes affect everyone in the business, but reporters are particularly

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Chicago Tribune, Post and Courier, and MedPage Today Win 2017 Barlett & Steele Awards

Chicago Tribune; The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina.; and MedPage Today won gold, silver and bronze awards, respectively,

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Story Jump Start: Economic Impact of Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, an issue that touches millions of Americans. While domestic abuse is often considered an

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Financials in a Flash: 11 Types of Income Statement Accounts

In the next lesson of this series, we look at 11 different income statement accounts and what reporters can learn from

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Business Stories of the Week: Sept. 29, 2017

Trump rolls out tax plan and questions begin For months, Republican leaders have vowed to overhaul the American tax code.

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3 Reasons Millennials Will Read Your Business Stories

Businesses attempting to establish a relationship with  the 18-34 demographic often  fail miserably in their execution. Imagine a parent trying

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10 Halloween Business Trends to Jumpstart a Story

Costume shops and vintage clothing retailers obviously get a surge in foot traffic as Halloween approaches. But they aren’t the

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Flood Insurance Basics: 9 Quick Facts

Thanks to Harvey, Irma and now, Maria, flooding caused by hurricanes has dominated the news for weeks. Flood insurance is

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Financials in a Flash: Accrual and Cash Accounting

In the next lesson of this series, we look at accrual and cash accounting and what reporters should know when reporting

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Business Stories of the Week: Sept. 22, 2017

Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy. And yet… One of the world’s largest toy store chains filed for bankruptcy protection

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Business Story Ideas From the Equifax Data Breach

Data breaches are a growing fact of digital life. Every year, hundreds of millions of consumers—and hundreds of breaches—occur, according

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Credit Card Delinquency: Tiny Blip or Looming Trend?

It’s just a tiny blip for now in the economic picture, but early and serious credit delinquency, particularly among borrowers

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$20,000 Bracken Bower Prize Open to Young Business Writers

The deadline for this year’s Bracken Bower Prize is around the corner. Business writers under age 35 have 10 days

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Financials in a Flash: An Introduction to Income Statements

In the next lesson of this series, we look at income statements and what business reporters can learn from them.  When

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Business Stories of the Week: Sept. 15

Consumers and investors bear the brunt of Equifax hack The consumer credit reporting bureau Equifax is facing lawsuits, a huge

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How to Use FOMO to Snag Millennial Readers

Millennials get a lot of attention in the media. To borrow a phrase from Homer Simpson, they’re either the cause

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8 Ways Your Readers May Be Paying for Their Football Stadium

The National Football League makes more money than any other pro sports league in the country. Over the past 20

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