Posts From Susan Johnston Taylor

Covering Business in the Era of Mass Shootings

El Paso. Dayton, Ohio, Virginia Beach. Midland, Texas. Several mass shootings have made headlines this year.

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Localizing the Business of Campaign Memorabilia

The 2020 presidential election is less than a year away, so yard signs, buttons, bumper stickers,

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Localizing Small Business This Holiday Season

CNBC reports that major brands including Target, UPS, and Kohl’s plan to hire almost a quarter million

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Covering the Impact of Tariffs on Local Businesses

As part of the United State’s ongoing trade war with China, the Trump administration instituted a

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The Freelance Writers’ Guide to Networking

While journalism requires a certain willingness to talk to strangers and interview sources, many writers are

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Is This a New Era for Employee Activism?

Teacher strikes across the country. Employee walkouts at Boston-based furniture retailer Wayfair over selling furniture to

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Localizing Mental Health Initiatives in the Workplace

As technology extends the workday well past the typical 9-5, many American workers regularly feel stressed.

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Find Fresh Business Angles in Restaurants

With many readers out enjoying the warm summer weather, the restaurant industry offers ample opportunities for

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Examining the Test Prep Industry for Local Business Angles

The recent college admissions scandals have highlighted the gaps between the haves and the have nots

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Covering the Growth of the Vegan Economy

While the term vegan used to connote bland and tasteless in some circles, that’s no longer

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