Barlett & Steele 2012 gold award winner David Barstow was among the nominees for the Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism announced today. Judy D. Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management also announced that John Huey, former editor-in-chief at Time Inc. will receive the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award. Global enterprise editor [...]
Welcome to the business beat. If you are new to business reporting – relax. Mark W. Tatge, an author, professor and investigative reporter who spent three decades as a journalist, is here to walk you through the basics.
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.
Supreme Court deliberations can seem opaque and perplexing to reporters who haven’t had constitutional history classes, or spent time covering courts. But a basic understanding of how the court operates is a vital tool in a business journalist’s toolbox. Throughout its history, the Supreme Court has decided numerous cases that deal with business matters. In [...]
Elizabeth McGowan, Lisa Song and David Hasemyer won a Pulitzer Prize this year for their InsideClimate News series “The Dilbit Disaster: Inside the Biggest Oil Spill You’ve Never Heard Of,” which looked the impact of a diluted bitumen or “dilbit” spill in Michigan. Elizabeth says she discovered the spill while looking at energy and environmental [...]
Not all retailers are keen on tossing together a flashy press release to announce a store’s arrival. Many prefer to fly under the radar due to a variety of reasons – from ongoing lease negotiations to competitive concerns. But that doesn’t necessarily mean a dead end for reporters. Although all the information might not be [...]
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.
Business stories – or stories with strong business angles – have won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in each of the last eight years. Business is fertile territory for investigative reporting, but all too often is overlooked by local reporters. Get the skills you need to identify and develop local investigative business stories at a free, daylong workshop in Madison, Wisc., on Saturday, Sept. 28.
A panel of journalists from the Los Angeles Times recently discussed what it’s like covering the entertainment industry, how it has changed and coverage challenges. They all agreed that the beat’s biggest hurdle remains the same – finding the real story in Hollywood. “Hollywood has never been known for truth telling,” said Dawn Chmielewski, who [...]
April being National Financial Literacy Month, we’ve instituted Finance Friday, and between now and the end of the month we’ll share resources for producing basic personal finance stories that will help your audience with the fundamentals of their household money matters. Today, let’s take a look at matters related to that most elementary money task, [...]