Data, data everywhere. At least that’s what it seems like these days. New industries are sprouting up to help companies in their pursuit of “big data.” Reynolds Center presenters helped remind business journalists that data can work for them as well as they helped kick off the 50th anniversary of the annual Society of Business [...]
2013 Workshops, Webinars, Career tips, Free Training
Whether you’re working in a mainstream news organization or striking out on your own with a blog, news site or freelance business, we’re all media entrepreneurs these days. In this workshop before the Excellence in Journalism (EIJ) 2013 Conference in Anaheim, Calif., learn how to brand and market yourself and to pitch your ideas, plus understand the basics of financial and time management.
2013 Workshops, Webinars, Barlett & Steele Awards, Basics, Investigation, IRE
Pulitzer winners David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab headline this session at the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference: Cracking Corporate Corruption at Wal-Mart. The duo’s investigation into corruption in the world’s biggest retailer won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting.
Best Practices, Featured, Manufacturing | Large companies, Rosland Gammon, Technology
The Seattle Times does a comprehensive job of exploring how foreign worker visas affect American workers in the technology field. Reporters Kyung Song and Janet Tu start the story with a recent computer science graduate who struggled to find a job. They write thousands of programmers and engineers have faced the same challenge “despite reports [...]
Agriculture, Beats, Featured, Manufacturing | Large companies, Melissa Preddy, Retail | Lifestyle, Story ideas
I’ve been feeling remiss in not writing about the business implications of that the tragic and deadly fire that took place April 24 in a Bangladesh garment factory, and now unfortunately there are reports of another fatal fire at a sweater-making facility there as well. These workplace disasters have prompted a fair amount of discussion in the United [...]