Basics, Career tips, Investigation, SABEW
Workshops in how to detect corporate fraud and create data visualizations will be offered by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at SABEW’s Annual Conference in Phoenix March 27-29.
Career tips, Free Training, SABEW
Data visualization is revolutionizing journalism, and on a business beat, where numbers often serve as a story’s backbone, understanding when and how to use this tool equips reporters with a highly marketable skill that also enhances their daily reporting. In this hands-on workshop March 28 during the SABEW Conference, you will discover how to create data visualizations by turning data and numbers into storytelling images.
Featured, Melissa Preddy, Personal finance, Real estate | Econ development, Retail | Lifestyle
The last month of the year traditionally is a slow one for residential housing sales, as weather, holiday activity, travel and school breaks collide to make buying and selling houses a cumbersome task. But if you’re itching to do some sort of real estate story, why not find an angle in the booming multifamily market? Developers, [...]
Basics, Economy, Featured, Manufacturing | Large companies, Melissa Preddy, Personal finance, Story ideas
With various stock indices posting records recently, and stock strategists forecasting another bull run in 2014 , some Americans may be breathing a bit more easily about their golden-age prospects. Fidelity recent reported that the average 401(k) balances of its clients rose more than 11 percent year over year in the third quarter, to $84,300. Those [...]
Best Practices, Featured, Phillip Blanchard
Mistakes are inevitable: a wrong number here, a typing error there. The news media are full of them. There was never a realistic hope that they would disappear entirely. But when mistakes multiply, when the same ones are made over and over, the system is broken. With the Worldwide War on Copy Editing nearing its [...]