Donald W. Reynolds National Center For Business Journalism

Two Minute Tips

November 2015

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10 consumer issues reporters on Twitter

Consumer products, trends and problems make for good local business stories, especially as retail heats up around the holidays. Follow these 10 national consumer issues reporters for story ideas you can

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CDFIs: The financial institutions you’re not covering

Limited access to financial resources often slows or impedes revitalization efforts in low-income communities. But several financial institutions provide financial services for local businesses, real-estate projects and nonprofits and others

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Barlett & Steele 2015 Gold award winners: How we did it

The Associated Press’ Robin McDowell, Margie Mason, Martha Mendoza and Esther Htusan worked in four countries to investigate slavery in Southeast Asia’s fishing industry. Their in-depth reporting has led to


10 government agencies to follow on Twitter

Government agencies offer great information, reports and official data. As a business journalist, or if you cover money in your beat, follow these federal agencies on Twitter for news and insight

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