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

By on Nov 21, 2014

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 and otherwise)
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Entertaining Business: The Financial Impact of Bad Behavior (Bill Cosby and otherwise)

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 […]

Michael Grabell: how I covered temporary workers
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Michael Grabell: how I covered temporary workers

In four feature stories and 22 follow-up articles, Michael Grabell, an investigative reporter at ProPublica, brought the safety of temporary workers into the spotlight. His research found that in California, Florida, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Minnesota, representing more than a fifth of the U.S. population, temporary workers are hurt at rates as high as six times […]

Must Read Money Stories, Thursday, Nov. 20
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Must Read Money Stories, Thursday, Nov. 20

The Bill Cosby fallout has begun. NBC, Netflix and TV Land are all backing away from the the 77-year-old comedian after four women have come forward recently accusing him of rape, including model Janice Dickinson, the New York Times reports. NBC was developing a pilot with Cosby that would have brought him back to primetime, […]

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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Nov. 19
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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Nov. 19

The power of one vote. A plan to force the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline went down last night. The bill was one vote shy of passing. One vote, on a project worth $8 billion. It’s likely the legislation would have gone down anyway. Many Washington-watchers expected the president to veto the plan, if […]

Investigative reporting advice from the 2014 Barlett & Steele Award winners
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Investigative reporting advice from the 2014 Barlett & Steele Award winners

Reuters investigative reporter Megan Twohey traveled across the country and delved into some of the darkest parts of the Internet to explore a horrifying and rarely seen sector of the world. “I talked to one woman in Wisconsin who had determined that she could not care for her 10-year-old adopted son and posted an ad […]

Will Giancarlo Stanton's mega contract hold the Marlins back?
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Will Giancarlo Stanton’s mega contract hold the Marlins back?

The Miami Marlins are expected to sign their star slugger, Giancarlo Stanton, to a 13-year, $325 million deal on Wednesday, the largest sports contract in American history. Stanton, 25, came in second in the National League’s MVP voting this year, and held an impressive .288/.395/.555 batting line (batting average, on-base percentage and slugging) in 2014. […]