When Statistical Median and Mean Tell You Nothing

In business journalism, statistics may not be second nature to all reporters, but they are a constant companion and it’s

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Three Ways to Spot a Tax-Related Scam

For a timely story relating to data breaches, focus your reporting on tax-related scams, which increasingly threaten consumers’ financial security.

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Reynolds Weekly: Friday, March 29, 2019

In Digital News: Apple Apple plans to revamp its existing app, Texture — “a Netflix for magazines” — into a

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Three Smart Ways to Save on Taxes Before April 15

By February 1, when the tax season opened this year, refunds for 2018 averaged $1,865, 8.4% less, confirming the fears

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Online Sources Can Be Misleading

Online sources have become important in business journalism. Not sources in the sense of finding data somewhere or pouring through

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The Freelancer’s Guide to Repurposing Ideas

For many freelance writers with bylines across multiple publications, the key to success is not in thinking up a million

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Reynolds Weekly: Friday, March 22, 2019

Facebook Passwords Stored in Plain Text Facebook staff discovered that the social media conglomerate had stored hundreds of millions of

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The Business of Subscription Boxes

Blue Apron, Ipsy, Dollar Shave Club, Book of the Month, Stitch Fix, BarkBox: What do they all have in common?

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Covering the Impact of Ridesharing

By now, most of your readers have heard of ridesharing startups like Uber and Lyft. They may also be familiar

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Reynolds Weekly: Friday, March 15, 2019

A previous version of this article contained an image of an airplane that was not one of the Boeing 737

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Covering the Business of Movie Theaters

Netflix is investing heavily in video content, and it reported over the holidays that “Bird Box” was its biggest streaming

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Finally, New Ways to Save for an Emergency

Seven in 10 Americans don’t have the money to pay for a $400 emergency, as reported in this January 2019

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Covering the World of Social Media Influencers

Influencer marketing—that is, where brands pay someone with lots of social media followers to promote the brand–is gaining popularity, especially

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Reynolds Weekly: March 1, 2019

Walmart Changes Job Requirements for Front Door Greeters Walmart reportedly plans to remove 1,000 greeter positions, replacing them with “customer

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Tips for Reporting on Conferences

Journalists attend conferences as professional development, as a way to stay abreast of trends in a certain industry, or to

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Covering Millennial Real Estate Trends

In many real estate markets, spring is a hot season for open houses, and as their families grow, many millennials

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Reynolds Weekly: Friday, February 15, 2019

Airlines Will Add Non-Binary Gender Ticketing Options Southwest, United, Delta, Alaska, and American Airlines will be adding “undisclosed” and “unspecified”

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Covering Government Shutdowns

Government shutdowns take place when appropriation bills or continuing resolutions that would fund the government aren’t passed. These temporary funding

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Reynolds Weekly: Friday, February 8, 2019

Does cleaning spark joy? No, but organization might… Author of “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” and star of her

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The Tech Industry and Censorship

The tech industry prides itself on being forward looking and innovative. Enlightened and progressive. As well as its new approach

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Reynolds Weekly: February 1, 2019

Cannabis Stocks Rise with the Signing of the Farm Bill The 2018 Farm Bill, signed into law by President Trump,

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