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    BARLETT & STEELE AWARDS
    Thank you for your applications for the Reynold Center's B&S awards which celebrate the best in investigative business journalism. The judges are rolling up their sleeves. | About Barlett & Steele

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  • Apply for fellowships to attend Strictly Financials Seminar 2015
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    Apply for fellowships to attend Strictly Financials Seminar 2015

    Calendar: Workshops, Webinars, Reynolds Week, Strictly Financials Seminar, Training

    The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is offering fellowships worth $1,500 for four days of intensive study in financials and accounting Jan. 5-7, 2015 in Phoenix.

    Limited to 12 professional journalists with at least two years of business journalism experience, the eighth annual Strictly Financials Seminar will take place during Reynolds Business Journalism Week at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

  • Apply for fellowships to attend Business Journalism Professors Seminar 2015
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    Apply for fellowships to attend Business Journalism Professors Seminar 2015

    Biz Journalism Professors, Calendar: Workshops, Webinars, Reynolds Week, Training

    The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is offering fellowships worth $1,500 for four days of intensive study in how to teach an undergraduate course in business journalism Jan. 5-7, 2015 in Phoenix.

    Limited to 12 prospective professors, the ninth annual Business Journalism Professors Seminar will take place during Reynolds Business Journalism Week at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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    Solar Power: Can the blazing demand for it be sustained?

    Beats, Economy, Energy | Utilities | Mining, Featured, Melissa Preddy, Real estate | Econ development, Story ideas

    Solar Power:  Sometimes a theme won’t take no for an answer; it keeps bubbling up here and there demanding to be recognized. A couple of weeks ago, a tradesman recommended a solar-powered charger for one of my electric-powered household gadgets.  Then I came across this story about solar-powered smartphone-charging park benches.  A few blocks down […]

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    New gadgets mean more demands for smart e-waste recycling

    Beats, Energy | Utilities | Mining, Featured, Green | Sustainability, Manufacturing | Large companies, Melissa Preddy, Story ideas, Technology

    Last week’s news that Apple will be launching a new iPhone 6 and an iPhone watch — as well as the less-festive flash that poor Amazon has had to cut the price of its sluggish selling Fire mobile phone to 99 cents (from about $200) — conjured up visions of mountains of older models tossed […]

  • Alibaba orange shopping bags. The company has almost single-handedly turned China into the world’s second-largest e-commerce market. Photo: Bloomberg
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    Alibaba’s mega-IPO highlights evolving e-commerce scene

    Beats, Economy, Featured, Investing | Banking, Melissa Preddy, Retail | Lifestyle, Story ideas

    Talk about “party like it’s 1999.”   The upcoming IPO from e-commerce giant Alibaba is going to smash records for initial public offerings at an already sold-out $21.1 billion, according to Reuters, and it brings back memories of the good old days when stock buyers were clamoring for shares of other Internet sellers like Amazon, eBay, […]