Tag "Best Practices"

Barlett and Steele winners’ tips on investigative reporting

After tireless months of mining through documents and compiling databases, the winners of the 2013 Barlett

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Controversy, yes. Hostility, no

Ms. Yellen will face hostile questioning from Republican senators who oppose the Fed’s policy of quantitative

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Reporter-driven coverage: The reporter’s job

Last time, I wrote about the benefits of news originating from well-directed reporters rather than from

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GOLD: How we reported on ‘America’s Worst Charities’

Barlett & Steele Gold Award Winners “America’s Worst Charities” by Kris Hundley and Kendall Taggart Tampa

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B&S Gold winners: Tracking charities

The sensational story of a sham charity operator using a stolen identity and dodging an FBI

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WSJ exposes insider trades, regulatory loopholes

The Wall Street Journal jumped into the murky world of insider trading to see how executives

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Silver winner: business incentives database

Louise Story of the New York Times accomplished a major feat last year: She created an

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8 quick ways around the single-source story

You often have to put up with me railing against the single-source story.But this press-release “journalism,”

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When you get scooped

You will. Even the most diligent beat reporter will open up Twitter or a competing publication

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Advice from an old guy, unchained

Memo: To young journalists When I was your age, I walked 20 miles through the snow

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