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Be honest and forget the hagiographies

There were a lot of bad things about Sumner Redstone and how he ran a business. He could be utterly ruthless. And yet, in the obituaries, what you could see

With a bit of extra effort business journalists can get a much better story out of the jobs report. (Credit: Pixabay user skeeze)

Covering jobs and organized labor

By Adam DeRose Following multi-sector labor strikes, national protests for better wages and working conditions, the rise of both President Donald Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders and their focus on

More on localizing coronavirus scams

With millions of Americans out of work and anxieties running high, the National Consumers League warns that a variety of scams could proliferate during the pandemic. Some of these scams

Add context to covid-19 coverage of nonprofits

Demand spikes at food pantries. Revenue declines at hospitals. Layoffs hit universities and symphonies. Reporters have no shortage of stories when it comes to localizing the financial impact of COVID-19

Localizing the impact of covid-19 on nonprofits

Just as businesses and consumers are feeling the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, many nonprofit organizations are feeling the pinch, too. Some may have had to cancel fundraising events

Localizing the fight over gig economy legislation

Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) went into effect in California on January 1 amid much controversy. The bill was designed to combat worker misclassification and provide greater labor protections to gig

Covering the economic impact of school closures

As schools across the United States and around the world temporarily close in response to COVID-19, it could have a number of economic implications, especially in lower-income areas. The New York

Localizing the economic impact of Coronavirus

The recent coronavirus outbreak has obviously impacted Chinese businesses, as factories remain closed and offices encourage employees to work from home. Experts worry that in addition to the rising death toll from

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