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November 13, 2012 2:07 PM

Watchdog Local Companies

Tough economic conditions that put pressure on businesses also increase the incidence of failure and fraud. To spot local... Read More

November 13, 2012 1:46 PM

Bring Business Stories Home

The hardest thing about business reporting isn't the what, it's the why. Journalists need to help their audience see that... Read More

November 13, 2012 1:44 PM

Find Business Stories

Business beat reporters know how to dig for stories, but Mark Hamrick of the Associated Press says just keeping his eyes... Read More

November 13, 2012 1:44 PM

Measure Your Local Economy

The stock market is trending up but consumer confidence is down. Home sales are up but so is unemployment. How can you... Read More

November 13, 2012 1:42 PM

Case Study: "Survive and Thrive"

During the depths of the recession, the NBC-owned station in Philadelphia decided to devote one weekly newscast to... Read More

November 13, 2012 1:42 PM

Cover the Housing Beat

Few local television stations have a dedicated business reporter, much less a specialist who covers one specific... Read More

November 13, 2012 1:42 PM

How To: Make Sense of and Report on Market Volatility

This week the financial world has been marred by wild price swings, feverish selling and buying and a general sense of... Read More

November 13, 2012 12:58 PM

How to: Paint a Bigger Picture

Covering the economy can often involve a search for meaning in a swamp of data. It's not enough to share the numbers.... Read More

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