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University of South Carolina launches doctorate fellowship

The University of South Carolina is launching a doctorate fellowship for business journalism thanks to a $500,000 gift from Kenneth W. Baldwin Jr., a Columbia native and 1949 USC alumnus. The Baldwin Business and Financial Graduate Fellowship for Business Journalists, which will begin in the fall semester 2014, is valued at more than $70,000 per […]

Are we seeing the start of the Greatest Generation of business journalists?
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Are we seeing the start of the Greatest Generation of business journalists?

The Greatest Generation of business journalists will come from today’s university students. A perfect storm of events, technology and globalization has equipped this generation to better understand and effectively report on the world of money than any that preceded it. Its words and visuals for financial issues that matter will also carry faster and further […]

NBC California Nonstop
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Working behind the scenes at KNBC LA

By Chelsea Klement My experience at NBC affiliate, KNBC LA has so far been a complete whirlwind. I have enjoyed the first couple weeks tremendously and feel right at home when it comes to knowing most of the staff and other interns in the department. The department I am interning in is California Nonstop News, […]

General Gregory "Speedy" Martin, Ret. US Air Force
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Wondering about all the retired generals led Boston Globe’s Bender to great story

In his daily beat coverage at the Pentagon, the Boston Globe’s Bryan Bender noticed that retired generals didn’t disappear to the golf course after hanging up their uniforms. Instead, they were sticking around, this time in the suits of businessmen. Bender is a Loeb Award finalist this year for his story, “From the Pentagon to […]

Salvador Rodriguez
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Elevating a print story and an intern’s toolbox with video storytelling

By Salvador Rodriguez This summer has been hit with an epidemic of cybercrime. Hackers all over the world have stood up to the biggest of companies and government organizations, and broken into their systems. This topic has taken over most of the reporting I have done as an intern at the Los Angeles. I’ll even […]

Doing a little back-alley shopping in Shanghai
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Doing a little back-alley shopping in Shanghai

When walking the streets of Shanghai it is impossible to avoid the masses of locals looking to sell Westerners knock offs of luxury brand items. To follow one of the local guides on a tour of the back alleys of Shanghai is to enter into a different world. Between the modern buildings of Shanghai are […]

It's China bound for 10 Cronkite students
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It’s China bound for 10 Cronkite students

A group of 10 students from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication made final preparations on Saturday before embarking on a 14-day trip to China with professors Xu Wu and Andrew Leckey. Bags are packed. Passports are ready to be used. Our cameras, recorders, microphones (and for me, my notebook,) are locked […]

Kearny Alliance Cronkite School
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ASU graduates eligible for China journalism study fellowship

Graduates (including spring 2011 graduates) of Arizona State University’s Cronkite School of Journalism are eligible for the newly created Kearny Alliance China Fellowship in Global Business Journalism at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. The two-year program, which is designed in part to strengthen US-China relations, allows the fellow to earn an MA in International Business […]

China street scene
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Commentary: Speaking Chinese without an American accent

The following MarketWatch commentary by Andrew Leckey was translated into Chinese in The Asian Wall Street Journal and Oriental Outlook magazine, the national news magazine of China. Speaking Chinese without an American accent Commentary: To know China, see the world through its eyes By Andrew Leckey Will the heavy national debt load of the U.S. […]