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NICAR Pre-Conference Workshop: 10 Great Business Databases to Mine for Stories

Denver Marriott City Center Denver, CO

Data journalist Steve Doig, the Knight Chair at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will demonstrate 10 data sources you may never have heard of that can lend rich context to your business and economic stories and spark meaningful investigations. From ZIP code-level business patterns to foreign trade imports and […]

Reynolds & Mediashift Webinar: Learn How to Leverage Social Media Analytics

Do you want to improve your newsroom’s effectiveness on social media? Learn how in this webinar, produced by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism in partnership with MediaShift. Advanced Social Media Analytics Be more strategic on social media. You’re using social media, but do you know if it’s working? This one-hour webinar […]

Reynolds & Mediashift Webinar: Multimedia and Mobile Tools

Do you want to improve your digital skills as a reporter? Take this one-hour webinar from Reynolds and MediaShift. Multimedia and Mobile Tools Learn about free and low-cost online tools you can use to enhance your multimedia and mobile reporting. In this one-hour webinar with digital journalist and educator Mike Reilley, you’ll be introduced to […]

Beyond Pageviews: Optimizing Analytics – #DigitalEd Webinar from Reynolds & MediaShift

Get more from your analytics. You’re pulling analytics, but do you know how to interpret them? Which analytics should you pay attention to and which are less important? What programs are best for measuring analytics? How do analytics tie to your larger strategy? And how can they be used to ensure your great content gets […]

Must See Mondays: The Best in Investigative Business Journalism

First Amendment Forum 555 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ

Two of the winners of the 2021 Barlett & Steele Awards, Jesse Eisinger and Jeff Ernsthausen, discuss their groundbreaking business journalism investigation that allowed them to uncover massive disparities in the amount of taxes the wealthiest Americans pay each year, especially during a time when wealth inequality has become a national crisis. Drawing on a […]

Panel to Address Media Coverage of Disability

The National Center on Disability and Journalism at Arizona State University is joining with the Harvard Law School Project on Disability to host a panel on journalism and disability rights. The discussion will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 9, from 2 to 3:15 p.m. (EST) via Zoom at Panelists, featuring journalists with and without disabilities, will discuss media coverage […]

Must See Mondays: News21: “Unmasking America”

First Amendment Forum 555 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ

Members of the Carnegie-Knight News21 initiative, based at the Cronkite School, discuss the reporting and impact of “Unmasking America” — a months-long national journalism project investigating the lingering toll of COVID-19. You can watch this event in person at the First Amendment Forum on the second floor of the Cronkite Building in Downtown Phoenix or […]

Fine Tune Friday: Employee Contracts

Navigating your first job offer can feel overwhelming. What does that contract really say? Know before your sign. Join Director of Career Services Mike Wong and Cronkite Professor of Practice John Misner (former president & general manager of 12 News and chief operating officer of The Arizona Republic/ for a discussion about companies, roles, salaries, […]

Making Smart Money Moves

Join the ASU Alumni Association for the final session this year of the 'Making Smart Money Moves' series with financial guru, Emily Schwartz of Midfirst Bank. Emily has tackled a variety of personal finance topics all year with this 12-month series that offers workshops on budgeting, managing debt, the psychology of spending, hobbies that won't […]


Life as a business journalist: Paths and opportunities

First Amendment Forum 555 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ

Follow the money! Think business reporting is only about poring over numbers on an Excel spreadsheet? Think again. Cronkite alum Andy Blye will tell you about his recent story that involved a magnificent hot air balloon ride while fellow Sun Devil Catherine Reagor will mention the $6.5 million mansion with an opulent wine room and […]


The Best in Investigative Business Journalism

First Amendment Forum 555 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ

Join Jim Steele and Dr. Jeffrey Timmermans in the First Amendment Forum on November 9th at 6pm inside ASU’s Cronkite School in Downtown Phoenix, for an in-depth conversation with award-winning investigative business journalists. Gold winners from the 2022 Barlett and Steele Awards will discuss their extraordinary investigations, from the inspiration to the challenges and the […]

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