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How to report on the big business of Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is big business. The first known celebration was held in 1702 in the newly established Mobile, a port city settled by two French explorers, Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville

Understanding the alphabet soup of inflation indexes

If there’s one business news story that affects everyone, it’s inflation. And the inflation figures announced January 12th by the U.S. Labor Department were stunning. The most commonly used gauge

The recovery of the hotel industry

Since March 2020, the hotel industry has suffered immensely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hundreds of thousands of hotel employees were let go or furloughed. Millions of dollars were lost.

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Sources for reporting on unions

The following is an excerpt from a Beat Basics Update by Adam DeRose. You can read the entire update to the ebook here. For experts, economic research and policy reports to inform your reporting,

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