Donald W. Reynolds National Center For Business Journalism

Two Minute Tips

December 2016

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5 Social Media Basics for Business Journalists

Today’s business reporters must be excellent writers, thorough reporters and savvy promoters. Many of us are responsible for pushing our work through social media channels to increase readership numbers. Here are some

Career Q&A: “The Panama Papers” Bastian Obermayer

Bastian Obermayer is a German investigative journalist and deputy head of the investigative unit of the Munich-based newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. He was the first person contacted by the Panama Papers

Finding Data on Exported Goods Through

The International Trade Administration provides reliable first-hand data for business journalists looking into trade affairs, which you can find at One of the most important tools found on the

The self-storage industry is getting healthier by the year. (Image by Scott Meyers via flickr CC BY 2.0)

Self-Storage Facts to Jump-Start a Business Story

Downsizing baby boomers and small business are contributing to the self-storage surge in American. These facts should help jump-start a business story on facilities in your community. 10 quick facts about

Here's where to start if you're a reporter new to the energy beat. (Lightbulb images by Unsplash via Pixabay)

A Beginner’s Guide to Reporting on Energy

It’s easy to take energy for granted. Turn on a switch and the light goes on. Simple enough, right? But behind the scenes is a complex world dealing with the consequences

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