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Covering Small Business Is Really Different from Large Companies

Once you’ve been writing about large companies—the mainstay of so many publications—you may think that all

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A Big Story Awaits You in the IRS Form 990

IRS Form 990 can be a great place to find stories, provided you know what to

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Develop a Specialty Outside of Journalism

For years, on the occasional request for advice from someone who wanted to get into reporting,

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4 Technology Terms Journalists Need to Know

In our ever-advancing technological world, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of terminology. Understanding

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Help Your Readers Protect Themselves from “E-Skimming”—the Latest Consumer Cybercrime 

What do the recent arrests of three hackers in Indonesia have to do with U.S. consumers?

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Tips on How to Approach Financial Journalism

I’ve mentioned before the advantages for reporting of having knowledge of a functional silo within business.

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Help Your Low- and Moderate-Income Readers with These Valuable Tax Tips for 2020

The first rule of saving money, financial experts will agree, is not to leave it on

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How to Track Down (Almost) Anyone’s Email

Whether you’re pitching a freelance story to a new-to-you editor or contacting sources to schedule interviews, you

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There’s Still Time for Your Readers to Save on 2019 Taxes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) enacted into law in December 2017 introduced the most

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Nothing Like a Global Health Crisis to Focus Attention on Investing Basics

As reported on businessjournalism in mid-February, the coronavirus outbreak in China has begun to affect retail

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