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Entertaining Business: the real deal of real estate on Buying and Selling
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Entertaining Business: the real deal of real estate on Buying and Selling

By on Nov 25, 2014

HGTV’s Drew and Jonathan Scott have parlayed their sibling banter into multiple home improvement shows Property Brothers, Buying and Selling and Brother vs. Brother. The themes of these shows slightly vary, but most involve taking some sort of fixer-upper home, remodeling it, and selling it. They are among a host of shows on HGTV that […]

A Detroit Anthology: tips on publishing your project
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A Detroit Anthology: tips on publishing your project

A Detroit Anthology, the latest entry in our Win This Book series, is stories, art, poetry, and photographs by Detroiters about Detroit.   The editor is Anna Clark, a freelance journalist whose writing has appeared in The New York Times, The American Prospect, Grantland, on NBCNews.com, the Columbia Journalism Review, and other publications. She is […]

Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Nov. 25
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Nov. 25

Read Ferguson documents here. Last night, a grand jury declined to issue an indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown. There were lootings in Ferguson, Mo., burnings of several stores and police cars, and protests in other parts of the country. St. Louis Public Radio posted all the documents related to the grand jury’s decision. […]

Commerce, by Dominic Valente: Tokyo's Shibuya district
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Commerce, by Dominic Valente: Tokyo’s Shibuya district

The Reynolds Center is pleased to host Commerce, a photography exhibit by Dominic Valente, a student at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Phoenix. His show depicts all types of commerce taking place in Phoenix, the United States, Mexico and around the world. Here is his photo of Tokyo Shibuya. Normally, […]

A Detroit Anthology: stories of a city in transition
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A Detroit Anthology: stories of a city in transition

Detroit is an endlessly fascinating topic. Its rise and fall is an American tragedy, while its slow ascent back to normalcy has drawn the attention of historians and urbanologists.   Although plenty has been written about the city, much of it has been by outsiders. A Detroit Anthology is different. It is stories, art, poetry, and […]

Must Read Money Stories, Monday Nov. 24
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Must Read Money Stories, Monday Nov. 24

Marketing Katniss on a relative shoestring. The New York Times reports that The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 sold an estimated $123 million in tickets this weekend. That was the strongest movie opening since last November, when another Hunger Games film, Catching Fire, took in $158 million in its debut weekend. Hunger Games is produced […]

Commerce, by Dominic Valente: a Reynolds Center photo exhibit
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Commerce, by Dominic Valente: a Reynolds Center photo exhibit

The Reynolds Center’s offices at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication have become an art gallery. On Thursday, we kicked off Commerce, a photo exhibit by Dominic Valente. He’s a photojournalism student set to graduate in 2015, and he also is working for the Arizona Republic. Valente’s photos depict commerce taking place around […]

Entertaining Business: The financial impact of bad behavior (Bill Cosby etc.)
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Entertaining Business: The financial impact of bad behavior (Bill Cosby etc.)

The latest string of rape allegations against Bill Cosby, and the surrounding bad press in the media, have caused NBC to cancel its development deal with the comedian who was at work creating a new family-oriented sitcom. Cosby’s deal is reported to have a clause guaranteeing him a payout regardless of whether the show went […]

Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Nov. 21
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Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Nov. 21

Big news is big news. The President took to the airwaves last night (some of them, at least) to lay out a new plan that could spare about 4 million immigrants from deportation for the next few years. MarketWatch has a take on what the announcement could mean for jobs and wages in the United […]