Hiring Angles to Consider for Local Business Coverage

As we enter the fourth quarter of 2018, now’s a great time to take a pulse on the local job

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Reynolds Weekly: Monday, October 22

Sears Files for Bankruptcy Protection; Announces Store Closings Sears Holdings Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection last Monday. The former retail

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Sexual Harassment Must Be a Topic of Coverage in Business Journalism

It was around a year ago that the initial bombshell articles about Harvey Weinstein hit. All of a sudden —

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3 Key Points in Understanding BLS Job Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), using surveys from the Census Bureau as well as other sources, produces regular reports

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Covering the Business of Dockless Scooters and Bikes

A few years ago, rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft were clashing with cities over transportation regulation. Now on-demand, dockless

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Reynolds Weekly: Monday, October 15

Blocking Foreign Investments An expanded federal review process is underway to review and block foreign investments in the name of

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Using Twitter For Story Ideas and Leads

Generating ideas is one of the more difficult challenges for many freelance reporters. Independent journalism requires not only sending out

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Reynolds Center President Named Fulbright Specialist to Taiwan

Andrew Leckey, president of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School

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Millennials Are Changing the Economy With Their Money Habits

Millennials, whose start in financial life was delayed—and to a substantial degree derailed—by the Great Recession, have been developing surprisingly

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Tracking Political Ads Online

Political spending has skyrocketed since the Supreme Court allowed corporations and unions to spend unlimited amounts of money in advertisements.

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Reynolds Weekly: Monday, October 8, 2018

Amazon Raises Its Minimum Wage After an investigation with the Intercept and New Food Economy showed that close to a

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Bloomberg News, The Wall Street Journal and ProPublica win 2018 Barlett & Steele Awards

Bloomberg News, The Wall Street Journal and ProPublica won gold, silver and bronze awards, respectively, in the 12th annual Barlett

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Reynolds Weekly: Monday, October 1, 2018

Tiger Woods’ — and Golf’s — Possible Comeback Tiger Woods seemed to make a comeback in his stagnant career at

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The Spending Power of Americans with Disabilities

  Americans with disabilities are often overlooked for their purchasing power. According to a 2010 report from the U.S. Census

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Reynolds Weekly: Monday, September 24, 2018

China Imposes Trade Tariffs On American Goods China hit back on President Trump’s $200 billion duties on Chinese imports, responding

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5 Prison-Related Business Story Ideas

A large-scale prison strike spanning at least 17 states took place from August 21st to September 9th of this year.

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The #MeToo Movement and Everyday Industries, Part 2

This is a continuation of last week’s post.  Retail Workers Compared to other industries, the Center for American Progress found

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Restructuring the Social Safety Net for a Changing Workforce

Worker benefits for those in the gig-economy has lawmakers from both sides of the aisle rethinking how to structure the

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Reynolds Weekly: Monday, September 17, 2018

We’ve revamped our weekly newsletter! Every Monday you’ll find a brief recap of recent national headlines along with a list of

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The #MeToo Movement and Everyday Industries, Part 1

The Pew Research Center reports that 59 percent of women and 27 percent of men said that they have experienced sexual

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Helping Readers Understand Fiduciaries

Financial advisors who act in your best interest seems like a no-brainer, right? But there is an ongoing debate on how

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