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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.

Investigating Public Pensions: Self-guided training
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Investigating Public Pensions: Self-guided training

The free webinar, “Investigating Public Pensions,” originally took place Dec. 4, 2012.

Craig Harris, 2011 Barlett & Steele Gold Award winner, breaks down essential tips and tools that led to his investigative project on public pensions at The Arizona Republic.

SEC Filings Master Class: Self-guided training
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SEC Filings Master Class: Self-guided training

The free webinar, “SEC Filings Master Class,” took place Nov. 13-15, 2012.

Michelle Leder, who makes her living unearthing news in SEC filings, will help you feel more confident in your SEC-document sleuthing. In three one-hour sessions, you’ll enhance your ability to spot red flags in SEC filings.

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 [...]

Economics reporter Tim Logan on juggling a complex beat and telling ‘people’ stories
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Economics reporter Tim Logan on juggling a complex beat and telling ‘people’ stories

For Tim Logan, being a successful economics reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch means taking important national economic issues and making them relevant at the local level.  Logan spent most of 2010 working on a series called “Can St. Louis Compete?” with his colleague, business columnist David Nicklaus.  As St. Louis began emerging from the recession, Logan knew [...]

Follow the Money — Tracking Companies’ Influence on Politics: Self-guided training
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Follow the Money — Tracking Companies’ Influence on Politics: Self-guided training

The free workshop, “Follow the Money — Tracking Companies’ Influence on Politics,” was originally held at the Investigative Reporters and Editors’ Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference on Feb. 22, 2012. It was hosted by IRE, National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting, Illinois Press Association and Missouri Press Association.

Using EMMA to Find Great Stories in Municipal Bonds: Self-guided training
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Using EMMA to Find Great Stories in Municipal Bonds: Self-guided training

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 [...]

Using EMMA to Find Great Stories in Municipal Bonds: Online tutorials
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Using EMMA to Find Great Stories in Municipal Bonds: Online tutorials

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.

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