Tag "Beats"

How to Slide Into a New Business Beat

Some journalists stay on the same beat for so long you could swear the industry would

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Oldies but Goodies: Tricks of the Trade for Community Reporters

In the season of mistletoe and plastic Santas, the commitment to a New Year’s resolution is

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The Business Profile Reconsidered

It’s tempting, I’ll admit it – churning out the business profile. The itch surfaces on the

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Transportation And Money: Many Cities Get New Flights

Summer is the busiest time of year for international air travel, and a swath of cities

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Airport restaurants run by celebrity chefs

If you are of a certain age, you clearly remember the severe lack of food choices

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When sources say stupid things

Friends don’t let friends write drunk, unless one is at the Algonquin Round Table. But what

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The basics to finding scoops

In a previous post, I discussed how to respond to the scalding of being scooped. Let’s

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Reporter-driven coverage: The reporter’s job

Last time, I wrote about the benefits of news originating from well-directed reporters rather than from

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Who finds work during storm cleanup?

Back-to-back natural disasters in the form of the Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan – one of the largest

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Good reporters drive coverage. Good editors let them.

One of the reasons I never made admiral of the Cox, Hearst, Gannett, Scripps-Howard or Knight

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