Donald W. Reynolds National Center For Business Journalism

Two Minute Tips

April 2020

Localizing state unemployment benefit claims

The CARES Act extends unemployment benefits to self-employed workers for the first time, but many states are scrambling to keep up with demand from furloughed workers, laid-off workers, freelancers impacted

Localizing the impact of covid-19 on nonprofits

Just as businesses and consumers are feeling the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, many nonprofit organizations are feeling the pinch, too. Some may have had to cancel fundraising events

SABEW welcomes 67 new members from South Asia

In an expansion of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing’s (SABEW) international initiative, 67 journalists from major news organizations throughout Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Localizing the fight over gig economy legislation

Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) went into effect in California on January 1 amid much controversy. The bill was designed to combat worker misclassification and provide greater labor protections to gig

How to cover business stories from home

The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed the news media environment. Many companies have closed their newsrooms and asked journalists to work remotely while staying safe at home. Here are some

Tips on working with 10-Ks and 10-Qs

For any business journalist—even if you don’t focus on finance—a public company’s 10-Ks (financial reports for the year) and 10-Qs (quarterly earnings reports) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission

Covering personal finance in the classroom

April is Financial Literacy Month, but personal finance education is a timely topic year-round (for instance, back to school, college admissions season, graduation season). The Council for Economic Education reports that 21

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