Donald W. Reynolds National Center For Business Journalism

Two Minute Tips

September 2010

Inside the economics of the Green Bay Packers

How much do the Green Bay Packers and Lambeau Field impact the local economy? According to a story on, a study released today states that during last year’s football

Timeline leads Idaho reporter to awards

Ben Botkin of the Times-News in Twin Falls, Idaho, checked the dates on a local college’s bidding process and found some discrepancies. His story starts: “On June 15, College of

What do you use for news-article searches?

What do you do when you need to research a topic and you don’t have access to the proprietary LexisNexis news-articles database? That question came up recently on an IRE

Human interest stories in local consumer spending

As business journalists we report and write often about the larger economy and the fortunes of companies and industries. But nothing beats the human interest stories behind the numbers, and

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