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Forbes publishes ‘Curbing Cars’, an EBook by Micki Maynard
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Forbes publishes ‘Curbing Cars’, an EBook by Micki Maynard

The most recent Forbes EBook is by Micheline Maynard, Reynolds Visiting Professor of Business Journalism at the Cronkite School at Arizona State University and a Forbes contributor. ‘Curbing Cars: America’s Independence From the Auto Industry,’ is the sixth book in Forbes’ EBook series.  Distributed by Vook for $6.99, the book looks at one of the [...]

So just why is 4/20 a day to celebrate pot .. and other marijuana stories ideas
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So just why is 4/20 a day to celebrate pot .. and other marijuana stories ideas

Not all of the grass enjoyed this coming weekend will be that bright green stuff cushioning dyed hard-boiled eggs. In an interesting confluence of events, Easter Sunday shares April 20 with what’s come to be known as National Weed Day, when marijuana is smoked and publicly celebrated in parks and plazas nationwide; Wikipedia calls it [...]

Money Monday:  Making sense sense of the financial advice industry
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Money Monday: Making sense sense of the financial advice industry

We’re midway through National Financial Literacy month and our look at resources and story ideas for addressing personal finance coping skills at various life stages.  This week, middle-age — the group that’s coping with myriad financial concerns from their kids’ (and perhaps their own) student loans to elder care to planning for their own old [...]

Assess the vacation home market as getaway season draws near
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Assess the vacation home market as getaway season draws near

Whether a lakeside cabin, desert ranch, riverside RV or beachfront cottage, owning the getaway home is many a consumer’s dream. And as summer draws near, a new spate of information indicating an upswing in buyer demand makes this an opportune moment to take a look at trends in the sale of second homes and other [...]

Gorkana surveys 500 biz journalists: Online news sources advance
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Gorkana surveys 500 biz journalists: Online news sources advance

On the opening day of SABEW’s spring 2014 conference in Phoenix, Gorkana released its second survey of financial journalists throughout the U.S. The 2014 findings show that there is ongoing optimism that the economy will continue to grow. In contrast to the 2012 Survey of Financial Journalists, the 2014 survey shows that while traditional media [...]

KPCC’s Wendy Lee on transitioning from print to radio
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KPCC’s Wendy Lee on transitioning from print to radio

As a reporter for 89.3 KPCC public radio, Wendy Lee helps Southern California commuters and visitors to the station’s website to better understand how business and economic stories affect their lives—and sometimes in under 90 seconds. Listening to Wendy Lee’s friendly voice, public radio fans learn about things like Hite Jinro, a beer from South [...]

So where do you go after winning a Polk Award at your internship?
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So where do you go after winning a Polk Award at your internship?

At only 22-years-old, one recent Arizona State University graduate has already accomplished what most professionals take years to achieve. Lauren Kyger has won the 2013 George Polk Award in Journalism for business reporting for her first major investigative project while interning with the Center for Public Integrity. “I was honestly shocked. I was really, really [...]

Questions and answers about Cronkite’s online graduate certificate in business journalism
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Questions and answers about Cronkite’s online graduate certificate in business journalism

Starting in August 2014, Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication will offer the first online graduate certificate in business journalism through its Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. Below are answers to frequently asked questions about the certificate. To apply, visit bizjournalism.asu.edu.

Cronkite’s Reynolds Center offers 1st online graduate certificate in business journalism
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Cronkite’s Reynolds Center offers 1st online graduate certificate in business journalism

To meet the growing demand for skilled business journalists, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is offering the first online graduate certificate in business journalism through the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. Starting in August 2014, the Cronkite School will offer a five-course, 15-credit-hour certificate taught entirely online by experienced journalists. The graduate certificate, which can be completed within six months, is designed for journalists globally who seek expertise in business journalism. To apply, visit bizjournalism.asu.edu.

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