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.
Journalism programs at the University of Oklahoma and California State University, Fullerton will receive visiting business journalism professors next spring under an Arizona State University program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. ASU’s Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is seeking experienced business journalists to fill these positions.
The annual American Copy Editors conference runs April 4-6 in St. Louis. This gathering is the pretty much the only place to go if you are an editor looking to expand your knowledge and sharpen your skills. It’s late, but you can still register. The highlight of the conference this year is the National Summit [...]
Donald Barlett & Jim Steele, the storied investigative business journalism duo, were recently featured on C-SPAN’s Book TV for an in-depth session that covered everything from past award-winning series to the team’s new book, “The Betrayal of the American Dream.” And when you have a body of work that stretches over 40 years, includes eight [...]
By Alison Young and Peter Eisler, USAToday A scientific journal article 10 years ago warned that people living near hundreds of forgotten lead factory sites could be in danger. Did the government heed the warning? And was the threat real? Those are the questions that launched USA TODAY’s “Ghost Factories” investigation. The newspaper’s initial 14-month [...]
The New York Times’ David Barstow and Reuters’ Brian Grow are the co-winners of Talking Biz News Business Journalist of the Year contest. The award highlights journalists who produced standout investigative business journalism coverage and this year’s honorees – Barstow and Grow – certainly fit the bill. Barstow’s dogged coverage of Wal-Mart this year for [...]
Former CNN correspondent Susan Lisovicz will be the Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professor in Business Journalism for the spring semester at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. This is the second time that Lisovicz, a longtime CNN Wall Street reporter who covered the 2008 financial debacle and bailout, [...]
The free webinar, “Investigating Public Pensions,” originally took place Dec. 4, 2012.
Craig Harris, 2011 Barlett & Steele Gold Award winner, breaks down essential tips and tools that led to his investigative project on public pensions at The Arizona Republic.
By Justin Madden Grambling State University Media Bureau The president of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism told Grambling State University students this week that business journalism needs them. During his first visit to the university, Andrew Leckey detailed for more than 30 communication students why they should consider a career in [...]