Tag: business journalism

by Henk van Ess

Twitter lists are my favorite way to filter information. A private Twitter list lets you follow anyone without them knowing you follow them, which basically undermines the whole idea of social media, but has its uses if you are a checking out a company, for instance, and don’t want to follow visibly. This kind of list presents […] more »

by Meagan Doll

On Tuesday, March 24, our #EdShift chat will cover business skills, and what journalists need to know. How much should we care about entrepreneurship? Revenue models? Sustainable non-profit approaches? Do these matter for the average journalism student or reporter? Join us at 1 p.m. Eastern Time / 12 p.m. Central Time / 10 a.m. Pacific […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. “How To Cover Money” podcast to be hosted by Mark Remillard, Michelle Maynard (via the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism) 2. Amazon launches Kindle Textbook Creator to help schools turn PDFs into digital books (Paul Sawers / VentureBeat) 3. Upgrading America’s skills: Highlights from 2015 State of the Union (Tony Wan […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Reynolds Foundation establishes business journalism bureau at ASU’s Cronkite School (Emily Overholt / Phoenix Business Journal) 2. What 6.9 million clicks tell us about how to fix online education (Science Blog) 3. Teachers test drive Google’s Classroom (D. Frank Smith / EdTech) 4. Should you MOOC and match? (Carl Straumsheim / Inside Higher Education) […] more »

by Dorian Benkoil

From a business perspective, the Financial Times is one of the most successful traditional newspapers in the world in the transition to digital. The specifics — generously shared by FT managing director Rob Grimshaw — are instructive for any publisher, media manager or executive. There are a number of ways to quantify the FT’s success. […] more »

by Dan Reimold

Earlier this month, in a Manhattan hotel conference room, a student journalist admitted being nervous about an upcoming business reporting internship. “I’m going to be blunt,” she said. “I’m 20. I don’t know about the Stock Exchange. I’ve never even done my own taxes.” She asked the featured speakers seated at the front of the […] more »