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Power Searching for Business Journalists: Self-guided training
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Power Searching for Business Journalists: Self-guided training

By on Mar 18, 2013

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 [...]

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Finding Your Best Investigative Business Story: Self-guided training
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Finding Your Best Investigative Business Story: Self-guided training

So, you want to do an investigative business story. You’ve got several ideas, but how do you decide which one to pitch to your editor?

In one hour of self-guided training, Pulitzer winner Michael J. Berens will help you find, develop and pitch a winning investigative story idea.

5 Local Economic Stories to Jump on Now: Self-guided training
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5 Local Economic Stories to Jump on Now: Self-guided training

This self-guided training will help you find “5 Local Economic Stories to Jump on Now.” Join Marilyn Geewax, national economics correspondent for NPR, as she guides you through the top economic issues facing Congress and the president and how you can localize those stories.

Finding Local Economic Stories in Census Data: Self-guided training
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Finding Local Economic Stories in Census Data: Self-guided training

The free webinar, “Finding Local Economic Stories in Census Data,” takes place Aug. 27, 2012.

Great stories on your local economy lurk in the 2010 County Business Patterns data from the U.S. Census, set to be released this summer. In this one-hour session, your guide to ferreting out those telling local business tales will be Paul Overberg, database editor for USA Today.

Finding Local Jobs Stories in BLS Data: Self-guided training
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Finding Local Jobs Stories in BLS Data: Self-guided training

The free webinar, “Finding Local Jobs Stories in BLS Data,” takes place July 10, 2012. CNNMoney’s senior writer, Tami Luhby, offers tips on using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find jobs stories in your community.

Economics 101: Self-guided training
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Economics 101: Self-guided training

The free webinar, “Economics 101,” was originally held June 26-28, 2012. Marilyn Geewax, senior business editor for NPR’s National Desk, demystifies economics for business journalists by breaking down complicated concepts and making them easier to understand.

Uncovering the Best Local Business Stories: Self-guided training
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Uncovering the Best Local Business Stories: Self-guided training

The free workshop, “Uncovering the Best Local Business Stories,” was originally held at the University of Kentucky’s Institute for Rural Journalism on April 13, 2012, and at Texas Christian University’s Texas Center for Community Journalism on April 26, 2012.

Unlocking Financial Statements: Self-guided training (2012)
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Unlocking Financial Statements: Self-guided training (2012)

The free webinar, “Unlocking Financial Statements,” was originally held May 14-18, 2012. Jimmy Gentry, award-winning professor at the University of Kansas, continues the popular, weeklong training with tips for analyzing corporate financial statements. This free webinar was also offered in 2011 and 2010. AGENDA Day One: Introduction to financial statements Day Two: The income statement [...]

Business Editing in Depth — 10 Things You’d Better Know: Self-guided training
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Business Editing in Depth — 10 Things You’d Better Know: Self-guided training

“Business Editing in Depth — 10 Things You’d Better Know,” was a breakout session presented by Merrill Perlman at the American Copy Editors Society’s annual conference on April 13, 2012. Perlman will present a one-hour webinar on the same topic at noon and 4 p.m. ET on May 1, 2012.

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