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Rian Bosse

Rian Bosse is a PhD student at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. He earned his undergraduate degree in English from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 2012 and worked for a small daily newspaper, the Daily Journal, in his hometown of Fergus Falls, Minnesota shortly thereafter. He started at the Cronkite School in 2014 as a graduate student and teaching assistant. A number of news organizations have published his stories and photographs, including Time, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Associated Press. He enjoys finding interesting angles in everyday stories and combining his interests in visual and written storytelling.

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Five tips for covering the economy

While it’s easy to get caught up in the national implications of the economy, trends across the country produce many local stories. Finding them will help

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Five tips for covering insurance

Insurance has always been an important aspect to cover in a business beat. With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the angle is getting

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Five tips for covering manufacturing

Manufacturing reporting and money reporting go hand-in-hand. Every U.S. city has a factory somewhere and covering them is just as important as any other business story.

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Five tips for covering personal finance

Covering personal finance means offering information to readers and sometimes, it even means offering financial counseling. Readers want to learn how to improve their finances and

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Five tips for covering politics

In the exciting world of politics, money runs everything. Reporting on political finances can be tricky, so here are our top five tips for reporting on

Misty Copeland and ballet’s future

Ballerina Misty Copeland made history Tuesday by becoming the first female African-American principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre in New York, the premier classical dance company

Same-sex marriage and benefits

Last week’s historic Supreme Court ruling allowing gay marriage in all 50 states should have a significant impact on the wedding economy. The $51-billion industry


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