Posts From r2_reynoldscenter

The basics of guerrilla journalism

Our calling is inhabited by three kinds of news organizations. Let’s use the Sergio Leone scale:

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Getting punked; getting clarity

Years ago when I worked in San Diego, I covered a company whose chief executive was

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Midyear opportunities for business journalists

With June 30th, we’ve reached the important mid-year point where you can take stock of myriad

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When sources say stupid things

Friends don’t let friends write drunk, unless one is at the Algonquin Round Table. But what

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What’s in your wallet … er, mobile device

At the shooting at Seattle Pacific University, Seattle Times reporters made heavy use of Twitter for

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About those ‘negative’ stories…

Business journalists especially face the accusation of being “negative.” Companies want to control their image. Many

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Background, off the record and you

The most authoritative quotes come from on-the-record named sources, preferably senior executives, labor leaders, scientists, economists

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85 journalism students train in Dow Jones News Fund

The Dow Jones News Fund will train and send 85 undergraduate and graduate students to work

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Business journalism for dummies, part 2

In the previous Business Journalism for Dummies post, I laid out some of the basics you

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