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August 2016

Finding New Stories in Domestic Manufacturing, Part 1

Domestic manufacturing has become an even bigger story as the national election looms. This blog outlines business stories to pursue on this timely topic. Explore innovative business investments In her economic

5 Story Ideas for Covering the Cotton Industry

Looking for new beats as a business reporter? Consider writing on the cotton industry, an often overlooked crop story with tension, volatility and  drama. This blog explores some of the

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5 To Follow: Government Economic Data On Twitter

Developing daily story ideas on the business beat isn’t always easy. But thanks to Twitter, finding stories and reliable data is a lot easier for today’s business reporters. Whether you’ve just set

The Apple Industry: Four Fresh Ideas For Reporters

With the fall season almost underway, what better time to consider the apple industry as subject matter for your agribusiness coverage. This blog outlines some of the main themes  and

Finding the Business Stories in Food Waste

America faces a food waste crisis: The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates 30 to 40 percent of the country’s food supply goes unused. Journalists can explore the trend by looking at

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Expert Tips for Covering Localist Movements

Chances are, you have a Local First or similar movement in your area, designed to build more vibrant communities and foster local economic development. Kimber Lanning, founder and executive director

10 Sports Business Experts to follow on Twitter

The sports market is going to be a $73.5 billion industry by 2019, according to Forbes. Here are some experts and organizations on Twitter you should follow if sports business

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Business Basics: Investment in Equity Securities

This is one of a series of articles, Covering Financials, focused on financial accounting disclosures and how you as a journalist can interpret and report on them. The first four articles

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