Posts From Erik Sherman

Keep Updating Your Working Process

In any undertaking, once you’ve done it long enough, you’ll have developed working habits. That is

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Avoiding Hypocrisy in Business Journalism

If you are a business journalist, then you also have the role of critic. Not that

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Watch for the March of the Would-Be Website Experts

Journalists know in theory that marketers want to get attention because it might help their businesses.

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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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