In this free workshop, journalists will learn techniques for digging – with an eye for fraud – into U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings and other disclosures. Instructors are veteran financial investigative reporters Theo Francis and Roddy Boyd.
Investigative reporting allows you to dig deeper into complex issues and corruption. This guide by John Emshwiller, a veteran Wall Street Journal reporter, will maximize your chances of finding an in-depth story.
Veteran investigative reporters Theo Francis and Roddy Boyd lead this free workshop, in which journalists will learn techniques for digging – with an eye for fraud – into U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings and other public documents.
The 8-K’s strong suit for reporters is news. After all, companies use them to disclose (or try to bury) news of their own.
Learn whether stockbrokers or investment advisers have run afoul of regulators or been the subject of customer complaints. This one-hour webinar on April 9 will guide you, step-by-step, through the FINRA BrokerCheck database and the SEC’s Investment Adviser registration database, which contain records on 1.3 million current and former professionals.
Contractors have literally become a fourth branch of government. In this one-hour webinar on April 22, learn to track local and national government spending on contractors in public databases and see examples of stories that have or could be done.
This post was put together with a huge assist from Reynolds’ web developer Mark Ng. For business journalists who aren’t covering the government shutdown or Obamacare and need government data, you may be out of luck. BEA Website is now dark; no access to data. Find out more. www.sspress.pdf. #GovtShutdown — BEA News (@BEA_News) October [...]
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. Come learn how to “follow the money” in investigations of government at all levels at this free Jan. 23 workshop in Lexington, Ky.
With the monthly Employment Situation report due out Friday from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, and fresh news from payroll processor ADP that U.S. companies boosted payrolls more than expected in July, you might be looking for a new angle to the always-present jobs market story. One theme I’ve noticed in the zeitgeist a [...]
The word comes over a police scanner, or in a flash on Twitter, or in a cable news headline: an aircraft has gone down. It is every traveler’s worst night mare, and it can be one for reporters, as well. Today, the word came that an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 had crashed at San Francisco’s [...]