Data, data everywhere. At least that’s what it seems like these days. New industries are sprouting up to help companies in their pursuit of “big data.” Reynolds Center presenters helped remind business journalists that data can work for them as well as they helped kick off the 50th anniversary of the annual Society of Business [...]
Barlett & Steele 2012 gold award winner David Barstow was among the nominees for the Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism announced today. Judy D. Olian, dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management also announced that John Huey, former editor-in-chief at Time Inc. will receive the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award. Global enterprise editor [...]
Dozens of journalists teamed up to dig deep on 2.5 million files attached to more than 120,000 offshore companies and trusts. The result: a groundbreaking investigation on offshore secrecy – “Secrecy for Sale: Inside the Global Offshore Money Maze” – from The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The series has already gained international attention, [...]
A couple of interesting online news jobs have come up recently. Digital First Media is looking for an editor to run its business channel online. The business editor would work in the Thunderdome project which is based in New York City. The channel has not yet launched. The site is looking for a well-rounded, [...]
The Society of American Business Editors and Writers held its 50th anniversary conference April 4-6, 2013, in Washington, D.C.
Nineteen journalists have been chosen to receive scholarships to attend SABEW’s 50th anniversary conference in Washington, D.C., April 4-6. Funding came from four separate sources – SABEW’s Dave Morrow and Benita Newton funds, plus charitable contributions from the Goldschmidt Family Foundation and the SABEW Chair at the University of Missouri, said Warren Watson, SABEW executive [...]
The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) has announced its 2013 Best in Business Awards, with a total of 134 winners. Jill Jorden Spits, SABEW president, said the contest attracted 1,120 entries this year. Bloomberg News and its related magazines, Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Businessweek, received the highest number of awards with 14; [...]
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism has awarded two journalists a $1,000 fellowship each to attend the 50th annual conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) in Washington April 4-6.
Carlie Kollath Wells, a New Orleans-based freelance reporter, is attending the Key Executives Mega-Conference this week in New Orleans. She will be sharing what she’s hearing from news executives. Follow the conference attendees on Twitter at #2013megaconf. A newspaper’s competitive advantage over TV is the size of its newsroom, according to a Texas publisher. Jim Moroney [...]