Posts From Susan Johnston Taylor

Covering the Business of Kids’ Birthday Parties

While children’s birthday parties used to be modest affairs with grocery store cakes and homemade party

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Covering the Local Impact of Plastic Straw Bans

Environmentalists have long decried the wastefulness of single-use plastic straws, but the issue has recently entered

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Covering the Amusement Park Industry

Summer is a prime time for water parks, amusement parks and other attractions. Statista estimates that

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Covering the Esports Economy

Electronic sports (video gaming) is gaining popularity, and professional gaming is also a booming business. In

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The Impact of Automation and Artificial Intelligence: Part 2

Science fiction once imagined a world with self-driving cars and robot-powered assembly lines. While robots have

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Questions to Ask When Covering Property Taxes

In many parts of the country, spring is the time of year when homeowners get their

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3 Story Angles for Graduation Season

As high school and college students across the country don cap and gown and prepare for

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Covering the Business of Independent Booksellers

With Amazon opening more physical bookstores and Barnes & Noble recently announcing a round of layoffs, how

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Lessons in Journalism Innovation from SXSW 2018

South by Southwest may be best known for its movie screenings, raucous parties with live music

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New Twist on Earth Day: Ideas for Covering Food Waste

Earth Day is April 22, and it’s not too early to start planning fresh angles for

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