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.
While reporting in Asia for more than a decade, Mei Fong investigated the controversial backstage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, visited the site of debris after the Sichuan earthquake, and disclosed the hidden link between a small town’s brand-new factory and its climbing cancer rate. Fong’s commitment to finding the human story behind major economic [...]
Walk yourself through this free workshop, “Cracking Private Companies,” which was originally held at The Arizona Republic in Phoenix on Jan. 5, 2012. It was hosted by both The Arizona Republic and the Arizona Newspapers Association.
The four-day Webinar, “Investigating Private Companies and Nonprofits,” took place Jan. 23-26, 2012. | At the bottom of this page, you’ll find links to complete the self-guided training. “Investigating Private Companies and Nonprofits” was also presented as two separate workshops in 2011 by award-winning experts in the mining and analysis of information on private companies [...]
The free workshop, “Business Journalism Boot Camp,” was originally held at the Star Tribune, Oct. 4, 2011 in Minneapolis. This daylong training was co-hosted by the Star Tribune, Asian American Journalists Association — Minnesota and Twin Cities Black Journalists.
The free workshop, “Be a Better Business Watchdog — CAR for Business Journalists,” was originally held at the University of Washington, Sept. 13, 2011 in Seattle. Please Note: The CAR PowerPoint, along with the general CAR guide and Excel Filters and Pivot Tables handouts, below were all updated for the “CAR for Business Journalist” workshop, [...]
Sometimes the allure of new jobs distracts people from tallying their actual cost. But Daniel Connolly and Amos Maki of The Commercial Appeal didn’t shy away from asking about the true costs of bringing 1,240 Electrolux jobs to Memphis.
The weeklong Webinar, “Unlocking Financial Statements,” was held July 18-22, 2011. | At the bottom of this page, you’ll find links to complete the self-guided training. This Webinar was also held July 2010. YOUR INSTRUCTOR The Webinar is led by James Gentry, a professor and former dean at the School of Journalism and Mass Communications [...]
The free workshop, “Investigating Private Companies and Nonprofits,” was originally held Feb. 23 in Raleigh.
Hosted by the Investigative Reporters and Editors and the N.C. Press Association, the multi-session workshop highlights the many public documents that are available on private companies and nonprofits. From incorporation papers to UCC records to court and regulatory filings and the revised IRS Form 990, public data exists on many private companies and nonprofits — if you know where to look.