Posts From Debbi G McCullough

8 Tricky AP Style Rules Business Reporters Ought To Know

Beyond the lead or nut graph, my freshman news writing students at the UNC Chapel Hill

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Five Tips on Reporting on Small Business

President Obama dubs small businesses as the “backbone of our economy and the cornerstone of our

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Five Steps to Writing a Business Feature On a Tight Deadline

You’ve gathered your data and interviews; now it’s time to write and organize your business feature.

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How to Make Your Business Articles Mobile Friendly

Record numbers of readers consume news on their mobile phones. Amy Mitchell at the Pew Research

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Five Ways To Achieve Clarity in Your Business Writing

Gobbledygook. Twaddle. Gibberish. All three words mean the same thing to me — unclear writing. And

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Five Solid Places to Find Data for your Business Features

Every business feature needs data, right? Why? Because without the numbers, you can’t substantiate the trend

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Streamline Your Business Writing – Five Quick Tips

Do your editors find your business writing wordy? Vague? Unclear? Follow these five quick tips to

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Five tips for creating branded business content

Branded business content, meaning articles commissioned by a corporation or nonprofit and published with a leading

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Reporter’s Resource: Five Ways to Maintain Varied and Unbiased Sources

To maintain credibility with your audience and editors, (and to produce the best, most reliable read)

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6 Tips: Finding Helpful Experts for Your Business Features

Locating experts for business features and business news stories can get tricky if you’re juggling multiple

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