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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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,” 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.
The two-day webinar, “Using EMMA to Find Great Stories in Municipal Bonds,” takes place March 27-28, 2012. | At the bottom of this page, you’ll find links to complete the self-guided training. You can also access video tutorials on different types of searches on EMMA here. EMMA is to municipal bonds what EDGAR is to [...]
These online tutorials are additional resources from the self-guided tutorial, “Using EMMA to Find Great Stories in Municipal Bonds.” Find out how to increase your local business coverage with municipal bonds data that’s free and accessible online at emma.msrb.org.