Donald W. Reynolds National Center For Business Journalism

Two Minute Tips

October 2018

Covering the Business of Parenting Technology

With today’s technology, parents can watch out for their children — even if they’re not in the same room. Modern debates have included the opposite spectrums of “helicopter parents” versus

3 Key Points in Understanding BLS Job Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), using surveys from the Census Bureau as well as other sources, produces regular reports and news releases (like the monthly jobs report, officially known

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Covering the business of dockless scooters and bikes

A few years ago, rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft were clashing with cities over transportation regulation. Now on-demand, dockless electric bike and scooter rental startups like Lime (a partner with Uber),

Using Twitter For Story Ideas and Leads

  Generating ideas is one of the more difficult challenges for many freelance reporters. Independent journalism requires not only sending out pitches but also doing so in near-isolation, without a

Millennials Are Changing the Economy With Their Money Habits

Millennials, whose start in financial life was delayed—and to a substantial degree derailed—by the Great Recession, have been developing surprisingly robust money habits, recent surveys are finding. While the Millennial

Tracking Political Ads Online

Political spending has skyrocketed since the Supreme Court allowed corporations and unions to spend unlimited amounts of money in advertisements. The extent of the Court’s decision has seeped through the

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