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Midyear opportunities for business journalists

With June 30th, we’ve reached the important mid-year point where you can take stock of myriad

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Who does the summer home sales bounce help?

With existing home sales for May posting their best gain since 2011, as USA Today reports,

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Quick tips: Offbeat business stories

Maybe this column should be called “quirky tips” instead of “quick tips,” because I can’t resist

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When sources say stupid things

Friends don’t let friends write drunk, unless one is at the Algonquin Round Table. But what

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Fourth of July stories sparkle on any business beat

Already 2014 is about half over and the Fourth of July holiday is speeding toward us

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Mosquitos: Consumers itch and businesess profit

As one of those lucky people generally ignored by stinging and biting insects, it was dismaying

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Fortune’s Katherine Eban: business reporting advice

Katherine Eban grew up wanting to be a writer, but not a journalist. Yet fate had

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What’s in your wallet … er, mobile device

At the shooting at Seattle Pacific University, Seattle Times reporters made heavy use of Twitter for

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Self-publishing industry empowers local authors

Several of the best new books I’ve read lately have had one thing in common: They’ve lacked

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Reporter Todd Neff on going ‘Gonzo’

Todd Neff is a Colorado-based freelance journalist who frequently writes for the University of Colorado Health

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