Posts From Erik Sherman

Look at Business Success the Right Ways

You have a business selling used bottle caps at 5 cents a piece to collectors (because

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Checking Sources for ‘Fake Stories’

“Fake news” has become a thorn in the side of reporting. Yes, there are always stories

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Google’s New Suite of Tools for Journalists

I’m wary of large companies, especially tech ones that seem to be giving things away. Particularly

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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

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Checking the Validity of a Website

I took a free online course at the Knight Center about how to research people and

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Corporate Frauds Are Great Topics If You’re Careful

I’ve recently binged on watching videos about frauds and con men. There was a 2016 documentary

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Forget the Source’s Fancy Pedigree

You know the drill. You receive a response to an outstanding query, or maybe it’s something

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How to Explain Today’s Crazy Stock Market to People

If you think you know how stocks are doing, better check again in five minutes. The

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Be Honest and Forget the Hagiographies

There were a lot of bad things about Sumner Redstone and how he ran a business.

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The Real ‘Fake Media’ that Should Worry You

Tired of hearing about “fake news” and “fake media?” Sorry to break it to you, but

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