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The Energy Revolution: Self-guided training
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The Energy Revolution: Self-guided training

By on Aug 21, 2013

This session, “The Energy Revolution: Finding Powerful Stories Everywhere,” was first offered as part of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association’s annual conference on Aug. 23, 2013.

Cracking Corporate Corruption at Wal-Mart: Self-guided training
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Cracking Corporate Corruption at Wal-Mart: Self-guided training

Pulitzer winners David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab headline this session at the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference: Cracking Corporate Corruption at Wal-Mart. The duo’s investigation into corruption in the world’s biggest retailer won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting.

Uncovering the Best Local Business Stories (Fayetteville): Self-guided training
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Uncovering the Best Local Business Stories (Fayetteville): Self-guided training

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.

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

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 […]

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.

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.