This free self-guided workshop, led by Jeremy Caplan, offers practical tips for showcasing your work, marketing yourself and promoting your brand.
The free Webinar, “Beyond Google – Mining the Web for Company Intelligence,” was held May 17-18, 2011. At the bottom of this page, you’ll find links to complete the self-guided training.
In two hours, learn the tools and techniques that competitive intelligence experts use every day — and that you can use to keep tabs on the companies on your beat.
The free workshop, “Covering the Green Economy – A Western Perspective,” was originally held March 4 in Los Angeles. Hosted by the Los Angeles Times, the multi-session training offers tips on what mainstream sustainability means for your community, how to track green industries emerging in your backyard, and how to tell the difference between corporate [...]
The free Webinar, “15 Tips on Time Management for Business Journalists,” was held May 3, 2011. You’ll find links to complete self-guided training.
In one hour, learn the basics of time management, including helpful tools for keeping track of essential daily tasks at work and home.
Google spreadsheets are powerful tools for business journalists. They combine the strengths of traditional spreadsheet software, such as Excel, with the ability to import data from Excel or input your own data and then share it with others.
Stumped by the difference between a mean and a median? Unsure when to use percent versus percentage point?
Maybe you went into journalism to avoid math, but fear not. Most analysis in business journalism involves just basic arithmetic. Review the formulas in this tutorial, and in 20 minutes, you’ll be up to speed on how to calculate percent of a whole, percentage change, average, median and mode, plus how to round.