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Jimmie Jackson

Jimmie is a broadcast technician and audiovisual professional with a journalism background.

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9 facts on mining cryptocurrencies

In 2009 Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency to hit the market. Coinmarket.com shows all of the existing cryptocurrencies today, with the most popular one, Bitcoin valued at the most. Ethereum,

Covering election costs

With the close presidential election in 2016 and races in divided national and state legislatures, special elections have garnered extra attention over the last year. Recently, a special election in

Changes in the auto industry are impacting businesses well beyond Detroit. Consider your local gas station. (Image by StockSnap via Pixabay, CCO Creative Commons)

Reporting on the future of gas stations

Before long, your local gas station may be running on empty. While it’s roughly estimated that there are just over 121,000 gas stations in the U.S. today, that’s a significant

Business journalists who want to cover climate change for a local audience can focus on the impact on agriculture. ("Calf" image by "zdenet" via Pixabay, CCO Creative Commons)

How to localize climate change through agriculture

Discussions about climate change usually center around global temperatures and the general state of the environment. The relevance to a local audience isn’t always apparent. A person in Arizona, for

This year it's more important than ever that business journalists know the basics about flood insurance. (Image by "patrick269" via Pixabay, CC0 Creative Commons)

Flood insurance basics: Nine quick facts

Thanks to Harvey, Irma and now, Maria, flooding caused by hurricanes has dominated the news for weeks. Flood insurance is a hot topic both for readers in typical flood areas

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