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Three databases: Local learning trends

Newsworthy headlines about schools often report on the quality of a state’s education, or the status of funding that public schools are receiving from the government. However, trends local education also

Business journalists have instant access to an immense pool of data and resources. We've got 11 online tools to bookmark.

11 top online tools for business journalists

Tools, data, and other resources can help make your work faster, more accurate, and better. Here are 11 online tools (all with free versions) that are worth a look. Congress.gov

Finding data on exported goods through Export.gov

The International Trade Administration provides reliable first-hand data for business journalists looking into trade affairs, which you can find at export.gov. One of the most important tools found on the

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10 great databases you can mine for story ideas

This workshop was held in June 2016. You can view the presentation on Slideshare below. Wondering where to obtain data for your business and investigative stories? Data journalist Steve Doig,

How to Cover Money Podcast

Databases you can use

In this week’s episode, Steve Doig, data journalist and Knight Chair in Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Evan Wyloge, senior reporter at the Arizona

Engagement resources for business journalists

Is your newsroom looking to interact more with your audience? Create better timelines, charts and graphics? Be more efficient in your work individually and within a team? Here are some

Data resources for business journalists

  Data isn’t just for investigative reporters. Numbers are the basis for any business story. Where to find them? Try these sources. Google Public Data Google has a free public

5 online tools to improve your reporting

  1. FOIA Machine FOIA Machine is a website that helps you speed up and simplify the process of submitting a Freedom of Information Access request. It hosts the standard

What a friend we have in FRED

Mark Twain noted that there are “lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Fraud with numbers is something business journalists should always be alert to. But there are gold-standard statistics that no

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