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Two Minute Tips

January 2018

How Businesses Are Using Augmented Reality

Augmented reality uses technology to superimpose a computer-generated image on the user’s view of the real world. Virtual reality immerses users in a computer-generated world. While the technologies are not

The Americans With Disabilities Act was signed into law 27 years ago. Business reporters can look into its impact on the local community.

Business Stories About ADA Compliance

In 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, ushering in  sweeping changes in areas from employment accommodation to public access. Even today, some of the changes

Investigating Company Claims After the Tax Cut

Immediately after the tax cut passed in December, companies like Walmart, AT&T, Boeing, Comcast, and Wells Fargo began announcing how they would invest in employees and facilities. Many of these

The fundamentals of good journalism are more important than ever. Here's a refresher. (Merrian-Webster Dictionaries image by Merrian Webster via Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0)

Unimpeachable sources

I’m a big fan of the bells and whistles of modern storytelling, such as 360 journalism and data visualization. I’m equally enthusiastic about delving into audience analytics. But cutting-edge reporting

The footnotes in public companies' SEC filings are full of great leads for business journalists. (Wall Street Subway Station image by Michael Daddino via Flickr, CC BY 2.0)

Finding Stories in Financial Filing Footnotes

As a business journalist, you know that the public financial filings of corporations are vital to your reporting. And you’re aware of the importance of digging through the footnotes in those documents. The material

Multi-colored kettle bell weights in a row

Planning Your New Years’ Fitness Coverage

January is when many people resolve to lose weight or get active, so this is a good time to explore food and fitness trends and the economics behind them. According

Personal finances become top-of-mind in January. Here are the three big stories to report in 2018. (Image by QuinnthIslander via Pixabay, CCO Creative Commons)

Big Personal Finance Stories for 2018

Many personal finance experts recommend that consumers think about financial steps for the new year in the fourth quarter of the old year, but January gets many to focus. Here

4 Steps for improving your blog posts

Contributing to a blog has become an expected part of a business reporter’s repertoire. You may be producing fill-in posts between your regular filings at a publication, or perhaps blogs

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