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31 Female business journalists you should read

In honor of Women’s History Month, we have been highlighting a female business journalist every day this month on Twitter that you should definitely know and who’s reporting you need

Learning to use Tweetdeck can help reporters stay on top of breaking news. (Logo courtesy of Twitter)

Accounts to follow for covering health care

Even without a pandemic, health and the business of health care are always a hot topic issue. With lots of jargon and ever changing information, it can seem like a

Using Twitter for story ideas and leads

  Generating ideas is one of the more difficult challenges for many freelance reporters. Independent journalism requires not only sending out pitches but also doing so in near-isolation, without a

Business reporters can find some of the season's most intriguing retail trends by following Twitter feeds. (Image by Pexels via Pixabay, CCO Creative Commons)

Holiday Marketing Strategies on Twitter

For a business reporter, the holiday season is all about retail and shopping. If you’re looking for a new angle this season, consider retailers that cater to niche audiences. They

Live-tweeting an event engages your audience and increases visibility. (Image by "kropekk_pl" via Pixabay, CCO Public Domain)

How to use Twitter, part 2: Live tweeting

You’ve been covering a controversial event which should be coming to a head today. You’ve written the previews. You’re ready for the quick turn-around. But that’s the before and after. What

Learning to use Tweetdeck can help reporters stay on top of breaking news. (Logo courtesy of Twitter)

How to use twitter, part 1: Tweetdeck

You’ve been a reporter for what, 10, 15, 20 years? You’re an ace at good ol’ boots-on-the-ground reporting. But there is something nagging at you. Well, more like someone: The new millennial hire.

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5 energy reporters to follow on Twitter

  As an energy reporter, Twitter is a great way to get a pulse on the beat and stay on top of breaking news. There are the mandatory follows: companies

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What’s Next for Brexit: 5 to Follow on Twitter

Although the United Kingdom hasn’t formally invoked Article 50 to begin its withdrawal from the European Union, much has been speculated about the consequences. Since no one knows for certain

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5 To Follow: Government Economic Data On Twitter

Developing daily story ideas on the business beat isn’t always easy. But thanks to Twitter, finding stories and reliable data is a lot easier for today’s business reporters. Whether you’ve just set

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