There are just 10 days left to apply for the Knight Community Information Challenge. Foundation directors Susan Patterson, programs, and Bahia Ramos, community foundations, put together a 5-point Q&A to help potential applicants during these final days. The deadline is June 1. Five things you need to know about the Knight Community Information Challenge This [...]
The self-guided training from this webinar — Shell Companies and Fraud: An Investigative Primer — will help you understand the characteristics of shell companies, their legitimate and illegitimate purposes in the business sector, and methods for backgrounding and connecting intricate webs of firms and individuals scattered around the globe.
Supreme Court deliberations can seem opaque and perplexing to reporters who haven’t had constitutional history classes, or spent time covering courts. But a basic understanding of how the court operates is a vital tool in a business journalist’s toolbox. Throughout its history, the Supreme Court has decided numerous cases that deal with business matters. In [...]
The free, two-day webinar, “Getting the Goods – Interviews that Work,” was held May 8-9, 2013. Pulitzer Prize winner Jacqui Banaszynski explores the core purposes, techniques and ethics of the interview process. She reveals different interview approaches that work best in different situations and that apply to any genre of journalism. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN [...]
The free workshop, “Uncovering the Best Local Business Stories,” was originally held at the University of Arkansas on April 12, 2013. Geared to the needs of generalists on small staffs, this training will arm you with resources, tips and ideas to bring more meaningful coverage of this important topic to your community.
The SABEW Conference session, “Great Sources, Great Storytelling,” will be held April 6, 2013 at George Washington University.
Blogger Rosland Gammon has interviewed more than 500 business journalists over the last four years about how they’ve done great stories. She has shared their tips and techniques with you here on BusinessJournalism.org.
The free Google+ Hangout, “Power Searching for Business Journalists,” was originally held on March 19, 2013. Not often do you get the chance to learn new search skills from the scientist at Google whose job is to understand users’ search satisfaction. In this free, hourlong, online training, Google senior research scientist Daniel M. Russell will [...]
The free workshop, “Breaking Local Stories with Economic Data,” was originally held in Louisville, Ky., on Feb. 27, 2013. Two additional workshops by the same title will be held in Washington on April 4 and San Antonio on June 19. Check out Washington-centric materials below. Government data offer unparalleled opportunities to distinguish your reporting with [...]