Donald W. Reynolds National Center For Business Journalism

Two Minute Tips

March 2017

Closeup of a hand on a wheelchair.

Reporting on the economics of disability

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has prohibited discrimination based on disability since 1990. However, many people with disabilities still struggle with unemployment or under-employment. The new administration removed references

How to vet story sources

Years ago a PR person pitched his “Fortune 500” client to me. Having never heard of the company although it was in a field I followed, I went to Fortune.com

Before starting a retail story, read up on some of the latest trends and predictions. We've got six must-reads. (Image by "MichaelGaida" via Pixabay, CCO Public Domain)

Retail industry update: Six great reads

Business journalists who want a solid overview of what’s happening in the retail world have a web of resources to untangle. We’ve identified six articles and pieces to read before heading out on

Stories on women in business are ripe for reporting. (Photo by "Unslash" via pixabay CCO Public Domain)

Reynolds rewind: International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day. If your story archive and ideas list are a little thin on the topic, you might want to think about expanding your coverage of women in

Three surprising e-tail industries

In the digital age, traditional companies transitioning online is nothing new. What’s surprising is that retail industries rooted in customer choice and personal service have been disrupted by online e-tailers offering

LGBT-owned business: Stats and facts

LGBT-owned businesses can be a valuable topic for business reporters. While employee diversity has made headlines for years, stories on businesses that self-identify as being lesbian-, gay-, bisexual- or transgender-owned

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