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    DIGGING SEC DATA
    Theo Francis, a veteran financial and investigative reporter, has put together a step-by-step guide through SEC documents. We'll keep adding to it. | More

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  • USA Today’s Charisse Jones on tackling business travel writing
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    USA Today’s Charisse Jones on tackling business travel writing

    5 Questions with..., Best Practices, Featured, Transportation | Airlines | Travel

    When USA Today’s Business Travel Correspondent Charisse Jones moved onto the travel beat about 4 years ago, she didn’t know what to expect. She had spent her entire career as a hard news reporter at the Los Angeles Times, covering issues on social justice and even had her share of L.A. riots coverage which won [...]

  • Mainstreaming climate change: The most important issue of our age
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    Mainstreaming climate change: The most important issue of our age

    Best Practices, Economy, Featured, Green | Sustainability, Story ideas

    Years ago, Gannett pioneered “mainstreaming” of minorities and others on the margins of conventional news coverage. For example, instead of having a minority business beat, newspapers should integrate minority owners, workers, customers, analysts and other experts into as many stories as possible. The term has probably fallen aside but the idea is still a good [...]

  • Quicktips: Mad Men kitsch, real-estate glitch, Passover product pitch
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    Quicktips: Mad Men kitsch, real-estate glitch, Passover product pitch

    Beats, Featured, Media | Advertising, Melissa Preddy, Personal finance, Real estate | Econ development, Retail | Lifestyle, Story ideas

    We’re amid one of those stimulating times of year when the seasonal news pegs are so numerous it’s hard to keep up.  I missed National Love Your Produce Manager Day and going to have to take a pass on National Garlic Day; hoping to squeeze in some Earth Day ideas but meanwhile here are a [...]

  • Follow-up ideas to the gender-wage gap headlines
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    Follow-up ideas to the gender-wage gap headlines

    Beats, Companies | SEC data, Economy, Featured, Melissa Preddy, Personal finance, Story ideas

    President Obama commemorated Equal Pay Day by inking an executive order that addresses the wage gap between men and women, at least at federal contractors.  And while Equal Pay Day (the day a female worker catches up to a male worker’s total wages for the previous year) has come and gone, the issue remains along [...]

  • Investigating Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers: Self-guided training
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    Investigating Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers: Self-guided training

    Business Beats, Investigative, Self-guided training, Training Archives

    Investigating Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers was originally held April 9, 2014.

    Learn whether stockbrokers or investment advisers have run afoul of regulators or been the subject of customer complaints. This one-hour webinar will guide you, step-by-step, through the FINRA BrokerCheck database and the SEC’s Investment Adviser registration database, which contain records on 1.3 million current and former professionals.

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