Community Business Journalism

Survive and Thrive in a Shrinking Newsroom, Part 4

After 23 years of reporting from such far-flung spots as Rochester,  San Francisco and Hong Kong, Amy

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Back-to-School Shopping: 3 Business Story Angles

Students are heading back to school within the next month, and local business story angles abound. Here’s

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Survive and Thrive in a Shrinking Newsroom, Part 3

After 23 years of reporting from such far-flung spots as Rochester,  San Francisco and Hong Kong, Amy

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Urbanism: Business Journalist’s Briefing

Until recently, the growth of American cities was largely a suburban story. It developed in response to urban

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Interest Rates and Your Readers: 3 Story Ideas

A quarter-percentage-point here, a quarter-percentage-point there. The Federal Reserve has been raising short-term interest rates so

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Survive and Thrive in the Shrinking Newsroom, Part 2

After 23 years of reporting from such far-flung spots as Rochester,  San Francisco and Hong Kong, Amy

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2-Minute Tip: 1st Steps to Covering the Local Economy

To cover a local or regional economy, you need to know what makes it tick. Find

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Survive and Thrive in a Shrinking Newsroom, Part 1

After 23 years of reporting from such far-flung spots as Rochester,  San Francisco and Hong Kong, Amy

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Story Ideas: the Business of Prom Season

As prom season approaches and teens across the country primp for a night on the town,

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Covering Local Community Banks: Trends and Stats

Community banks are essential to the local economy and play a vital role in the nation’s financial

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