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.
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.
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.
Keith L. Herndon, a visiting professor at the University of Georgia and a 2013 fellow of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism’s seminar for journalism professors, has been named Journalism Teacher of the Year at Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Herndon is a visiting professor through at least May 2016 [...]
SABEW has announced winners in the 19th annual Best in Business competition. Bloomberg News and its related media outlets, including Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg BusinessWeek and Bloomberg TV, led with 13 honors. The New York Times had eight honors; Reuters, seven; American Banker, six; and the Los Angeles Times and ProPublica had five honors each. FULL [...]
News has been coming thick and fast the last few weeks, so you might have missed the uproar over the coal ash spill in North Carolina. According to the Raleigh News & Observer, coal ash – a byproduct of burning coal for energy production – escaped from a Duke Energy storage facility on Feb. 2 [...]
CVS Caremark Corp. fired up business news this week with word that it’s kicking tobacco products out of its stores this fall, in favor of what it says is a wellness-oriented business model. The company’s press release said it will lose $2 billion in annual sales by the move – a relative drop in its [...]
This free workshop was originally held on Jan. 23, 2014 in Lexington, Ky.
Governments award millions of dollars in contracts and are often some of the largest employers in town. Yet journalists sometimes overlook the business stories in the workings of local and state government. The Watergate admonition to “follow the money” applies to investigations of government at all levels, down to the economic-development agency and library board.
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism will award two $1,000 fellowships to attend the annual conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) in Phoenix March 27-29.
IRE’s highly rated Watchdog Workshop, held in New York City at the end of this month, will have a particularly interesting focus for business journalists. 2014 New York Watchdog Workshop will include an expanded program that will include two extra tracks focused on financial and data journalism. WHEN & WHERE Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 – [...]