Be Sure Vendors Have What They Claim

A long time ago, I was in a software distribution business with a large audience of software developers and engineers.

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3 Story Ideas on Health Insurance and Paying Medical Bills

A random survey of 3,500 adults released on April 2, 2019 conducted by Gallup and West Health, a nonprofit based

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The Reporter’s Interview Checklist

Interviews with subject matter experts and “real people” give media coverage color and credibility. But if you only have 10

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Covering the ‘Zero Waste’ Eco-Movement

If you’ve never heard the term “zero waste” go on Instagram and you’ll find more than three million posts that

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Reynolds Weekly: June 24, 2019

Immigration raids and the economy The Trump administration announced plans to conduct workplace raids in major U.S. cities like Los

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Finding Business Stories in Libraries

As communities evolve, so do the libraries that serve those communities. Here’s a look at library-related business angles to consider. Library funding

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A Business Reporter’s Guide to Zoning

Reporting on the changing landscape of your urban area requires a knowledge of zoning codes. Luckily, there are a variety

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Reynolds Weekly: June 17, 2019

Groceries and retail store roll out same-day delivery Target announced last week that they’re now offering same day delivery for

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Sourcing More Diverse Experts

Several recent projects aim to raise awareness about journalists quoting predominantly men. For instance, the Gender Gap Tracker has the

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Reynolds Weekly: June 10, 2019

FCC moves to kill robocalls The Federal Communications Commission has caught a lot of heat in the past year or

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Get Productive (with Some Help)

Productivity gains have a widespread appeal. Get more done always sounds good. Getting a bit more critical, it’s not just

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Reporting on Walmart, America’s largest retail store

Each week, 76% of adult Americans will shop at one of Walmart’s 4,769 (give or take) locations across the country.

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Join us at #IRE19: Visualizing the State and Local Economy

Arriving early for #IRE19? Attendees at the conference in Houston are invited to save the afternoon of June 12 for

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Reynolds Weekly: June 3, 2019

Tariff–ying news for U.S.-Mexico trade? President Trump announced late last week that he plans to impose a 5% tariff on

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Do Your Readers Know About National 529 Day?

Do your readers know about National 529 College Savings Plan Day? If so, they could win benefits and special incentives

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Reynolds Weekly: May 27, 2019

Looking for business stories to cover? We’ve put together a list of resources and story ideas you can use in

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Localizing the Worldwide Helium Shortage

Helium is the second-most common element in the universe. Not to burst anyone’s bubble, but experts warn that the world’s

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Collaboration Nation: Takeaways from #ASJA2019

Editors, freelance journalists and content marketing writers flocked to downtown New York City earlier this month for American Society of

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Reynolds Center Accepts Entries for Barlett & Steele Awards

Entries are now being accepted for the 2019 Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, the nation’s top investigative

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Check a Subject’s Political Connections

We’re coming up—again!—on an election cycle which has become practically a full-time business. This is a period where political reporters

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3 (Seriously Simple) Ways to Save for an Emergency

The lack of U.S. emergency savings is a news story that consistently receives attention, but the statistics just aren’t budging.

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