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Archive for January, 2013

January 2013

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Bill aims to repeal IPAB

'Death panel' myth stays alive...[Read More]
Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

New Congress renews efforts to repeal SGR

House Ways and Means to examine Medicare cuts to providers...[Read More]
Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Solutions to high cost of healthcare elusive, but not an impossible dream

By KAREN CHEUNG-LARIVEE It's a dream that providers, payers, patients, politicians and pundits alike share--controlling healthcare costs. At a healthcare conference for journalists in New York City last week, it was self-evident that providers have a right to pursue the best care for patients without facing penalties for doing the right thing. That's the mantra of The Commonwealth Fund. The ...[Read More]
Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Get ready for health-care reform changes: New insurance rules will soon change costs, coverage

By ELIZABETH O'BRIEN Not entirely sure what’s in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? You’re hardly alone. Only the most die-hard of policy wonks could claim mastery of the sprawling health-care legislation, which was written by five different congressional committees and runs to nearly 1,000 pages. For the rest of us, now is a good time for a refresher, because the next 12 months ...[Read More]
Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Ad for an Assistant Business Editor with the Orange Country Register

Orange County Register Assistant Business Editor Full Time South West - Orange County CA Application deadline: Open Job Description: Assistant Business Editor The OC Register is seeking an experienced, imaginative editor for the paper’s growing Business team as we expand coverage of the region's dynamic business community. We re-launched a standalone business section in October ...[Read More]
Friday, January 25th, 2013

Reynolds Center offers free Pre-SABEW Conference Workshop on April 4: Breaking Local Stories with Economic Data

Just before the 50th Annual SABEW Conference, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism will offer a free workshop on April 4: Breaking Local Stories with Economic Data. The free workshop will be at the SABEW Conference site: George Washington University’s Marvin Center in Washington, D.C., from 9 a.m. to noon. Government data offer unparalleled opportunities to distinguish ...[Read More]
Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Pioneer Institute’s Better Government Competition opens

SABEW Staff Report PHOENIX--The Pioneer Institute for public policy research is holding its 22nd annual Better Government Competition (BGC), a way for experts and average joes to put forth their best ideas to solve one of the government’s myriad problems. This year’s competition is centered on job creation – how to facilitate it, nurture it and keep the “Great American Job Engine roar(ing) ...[Read More]
Thursday, January 24th, 2013

The National Press Foundation is offering all-expenses-paid four-day fellowships for journalists

SABEW Staff Report PHOENIX-- Questions regarding retirement are at the forefront of many Americans minds as Baby Boomers have begun to move into retirement age, many of whom find themselves less prepared for the new challenges retirement presents. To address these questions the National Press Foundation is offering an all-expenses-paid four-day fellowships for journalists to its 9th annual education ...[Read More]
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Scripps Howard Awards offers categories for business journalists

PHOENIX--The Scripps Howard Awards honors excellence in journalism with prizes totaling $175,000 in 18 categories. Of special interest to SABEW members is the Styles Award for business and economics reporting, which is open to staff and freelance journalists from newspapers, TV and radio stations, cable networks, online news sites, news magazines, syndication and wire services. It costs $50 ...[Read More]
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Loeb Awards deadline approaching

PHOENIX--UCLA Anderson School of Management and the Loeb Foundation invite business, financial and economic journalists from print, online and broadcast media to submit entries for the 2013 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism in 14 competition categories. The Loeb Awards began in 1957 with the mission to recognizing writers, editors and producers who make significant ...[Read More]
Monday, January 21st, 2013

2013 Washington, D.C.- Things to do in Washington, D.C.

Things to do in Washington, D.C. 1. Visit the Smithsonian With 17 museums and the National Zoo, the Smithsonian is the  largest museum complex and research organization in the world. Visit the Smithsonian website for current exhibits and events.             2. Stroll through the cherry blossoms SABEW's spring conference falls during the best ...[Read More]
Monday, January 21st, 2013

2013 Washington, D.C.- Board Election

More information coming soon....[Read More]
Monday, January 21st, 2013

Free Pre-SABEW Conference Workshop on April 4: Breaking Local Stories with Economic Data

Just before the 50th Annual SABEW Conference, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism will offer a free workshop on April 4: Breaking Local Stories with Economic Data. The free workshop will be at the SABEW Conference site: George Washington University’s Marvin Center in Washington, D.C., from 9 a.m. to noon. Government data offer unparalleled opportunities to distinguish ...[Read More]
Monday, January 21st, 2013

2013 Washington D.C. – Speakers

    SPEAKERS: Pauline Abernathy Pauline Abernathy oversees national policy and advocacy strategy for TICAS, The Institute for College Access and Success. She previously served as senior advisor to Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, and as deputy director of health and human services policy at The Pew Charitable Trusts, where she initiated, designed and managed national initiatives ...[Read More]
Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Helaine Olen addresses the roots of financial illiteracy in her book “Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry.”

By LEAH LEMOINE PHOENIX- If you thought the suits on Wall Street and the demonized “one percenters” were solely to blame for the financial crisis, think again. In her new book, “Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry,” SABEW member Helaine Olen aims her analytical eye – and pen – on the various personal, economic and societal forces that contributed to ...[Read More]
Monday, January 14th, 2013

2013 Spring Conference- Draft for event page

Register | Program Schedule | Hotel | Sponsorship | Exhibits Board Election | Washington,D.C. | Speakers | Reynold Center Kai Ryssdal to be master of ceremonies at SABEW gala The popular host of public radio’s Marketplace will be the master of ceremonies at a 50th anniversary celebration of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers Saturday, April 6, in Washington, ...[Read More]
Monday, January 14th, 2013

Kai Ryssdal to be master of ceremonies at SABEW gala celebration April 6 in D.C.

Special to SABEW  PHOENIX –The popular host of public radio’s Marketplace will be the master of ceremonies at a 50th anniversary celebration of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers Saturday, April 6, in Washington, D.C. Kai Ryssdal, the host and senior editor of Marketplace since 2005, will host the celebration gala at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel at the capstone event ...[Read More]
Monday, January 14th, 2013

Past Teletraining & Recording available: How to make tax season interesting to readers

How to make tax season interesting to readers Jan. 14, 2013 - 2 p.m. EST Covering tax season doesn’t have to be so, well, taxing. Let SABEW’s panel of experts share ways you can make tax season more interesting to readers. Listen to the Call: Click here to listen to the call. Moderator: Gail MarksJarvis Gail MarksJarvis is a financial columnist for the Chicago Tribune, a TV commentator ...[Read More]
Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

A Symposium to Boost Knowledge of the Affordable Care Act

By WARREN WATSON SABEW Executive Director The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act became the ultimate political and legal football in 2012. The measure, signed into federal law a few years ago and already partly implemented, became a source of political and legal wrangling as voters went to the polls to either re-elect Democratic President Barack Obama, whose fortune was closely tied ...[Read More]
Friday, January 4th, 2013

Ad for Online-first business reporter at the Omaha World-Herald

Omaha World-Herald Online-first business reporter Full-time Midwest New position Application deadline: 01/28/13 Job description: The World-Herald is looking for a reporter to fill a new position focused on quick reports about what’s happening in real estate and retail development and among small businesses in the community. This reporter should be: curious, with the ability to ...[Read More]
Friday, January 4th, 2013

Ad for a business enterprise reporter at the Omaha World-Herald

Omaha World-Herald Business enterprise reporter Full-time Midwest Application deadline: 01/28/13 New position Job description: The World-Herald is looking for an experienced business reporter with a track record of doing original enterprise reporting and putting local business news and economic trends in perspective. This reporter would be expected to monitor and analyze data on ...[Read More]
Friday, January 4th, 2013

Ad for Managing Editor of Meyers, a Kennedy Wilson Company

Meyers, a Kennedy Wilson Company Managing Editor Full Time Newly created position West Coast preferred, but open to Telecommute Application deadline:  02/15/2013 Job description, qualifications, and HOW and WHERE TO APPLY: Meyers Research seeks a candidate that has a deep knowledge of residential real estate to provide and manage copy for a digital platform. Responsibilities In-depth ...[Read More]
Friday, January 4th, 2013

Pine Tree Watchdog reports on nationwide rifle subsidies

(The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting is a two-year-old investigative news startup based in Hallowell, Maine.  The Center recently looked into how some states have been involved in the funding of assault rifle manufacturing.  Here is the Center’s report) By: JOHN CHRISTIE, NAOMI SCHALIT, THERESA SULIVAN BARGER AND NATHANIEL HERZ January 2, 2013--Taxpayers across the country are ...[Read More]
Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

AOL CEO Armstrong to speak at SABEW’s D.C. conference April 4-6

Special to SABEW PHOENIX – Tim Armstrong, chairman and CEO of AOL will be a keynote speaker at the SABEW 50th Anniversary Spring Conference in Washington, D.C., April 4-6. He joins a strong cast of other speakers, including Janet Yellen, vice chair of the Fed, and economist David Stockman, along with a host of others. Armstrong has served as chairman and CEO of AOL since 2009.  In December ...[Read More]
Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Barlett and Steele winners show important shift in investigative work

By SPRING ESELGROTH Special to SABEW PHOENIX -- A willingness to investigate stories not only illegal but those technically legal but ethically dubious represents an important news reporting shift, according to the namesake of one of business journalism’s most prestigious awards. Jim Steele, who with partner Don Barlett represents the inspiration of an award bearing their names, told an audience ...[Read More]
Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Commonwealth Symposium Schedule

UPDATED SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE As of Friday afternoon, Jan. 4, 2013 Schedule:  Jan. 17-18, 2013 Business of Health Care Symposium, Conducted by SABEW Reuters Headquarters, 3 Times Square, New York City   THE BUSINESS OF HEALTH CARE DAY ONE----- 9 a.m. – Registration of fellows at Reuters World Headquarters, 3 Times Square, New York City 9:30 a.m. – Introduction of the ...[Read More]

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