Posts From Erik Sherman

The Tech Industry and Censorship

The tech industry prides itself on being forward looking and innovative. Enlightened and progressive. As well

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The Mysterious Thing Called Money Is Different from What You Thought

This is a brief story of money, social media, and an unexpected assignment. There was a

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Make Safety First on Your Topic List

All business reporters learn to follow corporate financials and stock performance. But all that is just

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Here’s Why Oil Is Part of Your Beat

You might think that oil is the province of reporters covering the energy industry and its

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Getting to the Basics of Blockchain

If anything has skated along on a pool of hype and general lack of understanding, it’s

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For 2019, Embrace #MeToo and Look Beyond It

This last year has been turbulent in many ways. One of them for business journalism has

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Amazon HQ2 was a Tipoff on a Big Business Topic

Whatever your beat, you had to hear about Amazon HQ2. A beauty contest arranged by the

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How to Handle an Oncoming Recession in Your Coverage

Good things don’t last forever, as you’ve likely heard when experts have talked about stock market

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Immigration Is Now Part of Your Beat

It used to be that immigration was considered fodder for political journalists. Or social issues journalists.

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Reporting on CEO Compensation

In a world still talking about income inequality, high CEO compensation can be a touchy point

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