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Avoiding Hypocrisy in Business Journalism

If you are a business journalist, then you also have the role of critic. Not that

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Watch for the March of the Would-Be Website Experts

Journalists know in theory that marketers want to get attention because it might help their businesses.

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Double-Check All the Things People Are Sure They Know

You’d think this would be a given, but too many business stories incorporate information that, while

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As Covid-19 Increases Middle-Class Debt, These Three Strategies Can Help

In March 2020, Covid-19 hit U.S. families at the low end of middle-class income ($25,000-$110,000) hard,

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Corporate Frauds Are Great Topics If You’re Careful

I’ve recently binged on watching videos about frauds and con men. There was a 2016 documentary

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Forget the Source’s Fancy Pedigree

You know the drill. You receive a response to an outstanding query, or maybe it’s something

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Ghosted by an Editor or Source? How Freelancers Can Cope

October means witches, goblins, and all things spooky. To freelancers, few things are scarier than getting ghosted by

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New Tools for Doing Data

I’ve come across some new (at least to me) tools that are great for reporters doing

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Tips For Negotiating a Salary at a First Job

Graduating is hard. Finding a job is hard. Living through a pandemic is hard. Combining all

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Avoid Getting Played by ‘Polls’

Who confuses the coronavirus family and Corona beer? Earlier this year, it would seem like many

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