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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Covering Election Hacking on the Business Beat

Election hacking has remained in the headlines after a federal grand jury indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers on charges of

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What to Cover in the Beverage Industry

People are drinking less soda and choosing less sugary alternatives. This new shift in American consumption has caused some headaches

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and Covering Rising Representation in Hollywood

“Crazy Rich Asians” dominated the domestic market on its opening weekend with a total of $25.2 million in North America,

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Reporter’s Briefing: Bug Bounties and Vulnerability Disclosure Programs

As large-scale data breaches continue to proliferate, many companies are crowdsourcing their security in hopes of fixing system vulnerabilities before

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Economic Impact of Animal Rescues

According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, roughly 6.5 companion animals enter animal shelters each year. City

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Remember Your Own Experience When Looking for Topics

Developing new topics can be a challenge. A lot of journalists forget to look inward instead of outward. There are

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The Business of Personal Data Brokers and Online Privacy

The clash between privacy and the internet has surged in the past year with Facebook’s misinformation debacle, the European Union’s

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Millennials Are Changing the Economy of Home Buying

When the news cycle slows down, business reporters may actually have time to think about reporting personal finance stories that

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For Good Business Journalism, Think Like a Librarian

Business journalism is the process of gathering, arranging, and presenting information that helps people better understand companies, industries, and economies.

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Covering the Business of Kids’ Birthday Parties

While children’s birthday parties used to be modest affairs with grocery store cakes and homemade party favors, some parents now

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Develop Your Personal Theory of Reporting

You spend years learning tactics, skills, strategies, ethics, and industries in business journalism. And they’re all necessary. But after a

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