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Eddie Keller

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Covering federal grants, loans, and awards

The U.S. government gives out billions of dollars every year in grants, loans, contracts and financial assistance. Using USAspending.gov, you can see who is being awarded the money, how much,

Engagement resources for business journalists

Is your newsroom looking to interact more with your audience? Create better timelines, charts and graphics? Be more efficient in your work individually and within a team? Here are some

Data resources for business journalists

  Data isn’t just for investigative reporters. Numbers are the basis for any business story. Where to find them? Try these sources. Google Public Data Google has a free public

5 online tools to improve your reporting

  1. FOIA Machine FOIA Machine is a website that helps you speed up and simplify the process of submitting a Freedom of Information Access request. It hosts the standard

Data to help cover economic angles in higher ed

Do you cover higher education? Here are some ways to cover business angles in education. College Scorecard College Scorecard is a brand-new website created by the Obama administration that contains

Five tips for covering women-owned businesses

Women own nearly 10 million businesses in the United States, and that number continues to grow. According to the National Women’s Business Council, women-owned businesses provide over 23 million jobs

Story ideas for covering small businesses

The 28 million small businesses in America employ more than half of the entire workforce, contribute most to the production of new jobs and are responsible for almost half of

5 tips for using numbers in your story

As a business journalist, numbers are everywhere. From prices to sizes, they provide information that is vital for your stories. Here are some tips from a March, 2014 Reynolds workshop

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Our New Look
The Reynolds Center for Business Journalism is starting 2023 with a new look that we hope better illustrates our core mission to provide accurate and authoritative resources about business journalism, in order to help both reporters and news consumers understand the importance of business news and to demystify the sometimes arcane topics it covers.
Businesses, markets, and economies move in cycles – ups and downs – which is why our new logo contains a “candlestick” chart representing increases as well as downturns, and serves as a reminder that volatility is an unavoidable attribute of modern life. But it’s also possible to prepare for volatility by being well informed, and informing the general public to help level the information playing field is the primary goal of business journalism. The Reynolds Center is committed to supporting that goal, which is why the candlestick pattern in our logo merges directly into the name of our founding sponsor, Donald W. Reynolds.
Our new logo comes with a shorter name. Business is borderless, and understanding the global links in supply chains, trade, and flows of funds and people is essential to make sense of our fast-paced, globalized world. So we’re dropping the word “National” from our name and will aim to provide content that is applicable to business news globally.
We hope you like the new look. Best wishes for 2023!