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Self-Storage Facts to Jump-Start a Business Story

Downsizing baby boomers and small business are contributing to the self-storage surge in American. These facts should

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A Beginner’s Guide to Reporting on Energy

It’s easy to take energy for granted. Turn on a switch and the light goes on.

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Oyster Season Basics for Business Reporters  

Oyster season, which traditionally runs from fall through early spring, is a great time to harvest

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How They Did It: “OxyContin’s 12-Hour Problem”

Earlier this month the 2016 Barlett & Steele bronze award was given to “OxyContin’s 12-Hour Problem,” the Los

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4 Money Stories in the Compost Industry

The feasting season is also the season for food waste. According to the Worldwatch Institute the

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How They Did It: “Testing Theranos”

Last week the 2016 Barlett & Steele Silver Award was given to “Testing Theranos,” the Wall Street Journal’s

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Financial Market Reporting, Part 3: Stock Exchanges

Prior to an IPO, a company can offer its shares only to investors deemed to be “sophisticated”

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Oh, Christmas Trees! Ideas for Business Stories

With the holiday season around the corner, the economic impact of Christmas trees is a timely

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How They Did It: “The Panama Papers”

Yesterday evening the 2016 Barlett & Steele Gold Award was awarded to “The Panama Papers,” the massive investigation

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Reporters and Data: 5 Questions for Brandon Quester

Brandon Quester is the founder and executive director of the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting, a

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