Tag "Basics"

Community Reporting: Focus on Expenditures

Proximity to  city hall seems as though it would mean easy access to much needed information.

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How to Find Local Mergers and Acquisitions Stories

  Deals apply to Main Street as much as they do Wall Street. When I was

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Business journalism for dummies, part 1

No, you’re not a dummy. But if you are starting your first job on the business

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The importance of a good lede

Before I pick at the splinters in your writing, let me roll out a few of

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Tips from freelance journalist Megan Kamerick

From real estate and economic development to tourism and the creative economy, Megan Kamerick has dabbled

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10 key moves for a killer interview

The ubiquitous use of short-form Q-and-A style interviews has almost killed in daily newspapers what is

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Essential tool for journalists: Curiosity is our killer app

As is usually the case this time of year, I’m honored to be asked to judge

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Crafting business journalism education: for newbies

The idea of taking an accounting class for non-business majors had me both scared and excited.

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AP small business editor shares coverage tips

Many small business stories revolve around interesting profiles and lending, but there’s far more information out

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A guide: reporting on credit union trends, financials

Business journalists have a wealth of new data on financial institutions to sift through as the

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