Reporting Tips

How to Report on SEC Form D

An SEC filing is a formal document, typically a financial statement, submitted to the U.S. Securities

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How To Cover Mutual Aid Networks

Mutual aid is a voluntary exchange of resources and services. Essentially, it is a way for

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Tips on Writing about COVID-19

As readers cope with new realities in response to COVID-19, providing them with clear and accurate

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Get your story on the map: 3 online mapping tools

Maps are so common that we forget the value and wealth of information they provide. Location

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Covering Small Business Is Really Different from Large Companies

Once you’ve been writing about large companies—the mainstay of so many publications—you may think that all

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4 Technology Terms Journalists Need to Know

In our ever-advancing technological world, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of terminology. Understanding

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How to Track Down (Almost) Anyone’s Email

Whether you’re pitching a freelance story to a new-to-you editor or contacting sources to schedule interviews, you

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Take a New (Skeptical) Look at Unicorns

Unicorns—startups with at least a $1 billion valuation—used to be as rare in business as they

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How to Plan a Break from Freelance Writing

Whether it’s a few weeks off for holiday travel or a month or more of parental

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Understand the Jargon, Don’t Just Repeat It

Covering any beat in journalism means dealing with jargon, which is more than a collection of

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