Donald W. Reynolds National Center For Business Journalism

Two Minute Tips

January 2021

Double-check all the things people are sure they know

You’d think this would be a given, but too many business stories incorporate information that, while popularly believed, is simply wrong. If you don’t check statements that business experts, academics,

Streaming services board up the box office

The entertainment industry periodically grumbles about a lack of transparency from streaming services like Netflix and Hulu. Specifically, industry analysts have criticized these platforms’ inability, or refusal, to disclose clear viewership

Be wary of experiential retail

The e-commerce website for New England furniture store chain Jordan’s Furniture looks like any other, with attractive, if staid, photographs of red leather couches and delicately arranged mahogany chairs.  But

Checking the validity of a website

I took a free online course at the Knight Center about how to research people and websites. I learned some new tips that have gone into my usual techniques and

Millennials consume TV unlike any other generation, with plenty of implications for business. ("Old TV Set" image by Tomislav Medak via Flickr, CC BY 2.0)

Meet the new TV, same as the old TV

For years, media coverage of live television streaming services like YouTube TV and Hulu + Live TV depicted them as “the future of TV.” These so-called vMVPD (virtual multichannel video

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