March 2014

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Next teletraining: “Sourcing a New Beat” Monday, March 17, 2 p.m. Eastern

Sourcing a New Beat   Monday, March 17, 2 p.m. Eastern   New to your beat and wondering where to start setting up a strong source list? We’ve found some experts who will share their secrets for moving successfully into your new post without missing a beat. Even if you’re not exactly new to your beat, you’ll be able to use these tips to expand your source database today.  Join us ...[Read More]

January 2014

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

ACA webinar on the state of the health care exchanges now available

Special to SABEW PHOENIX – A SABEW  webinar assessing the progress of state insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is available for viewing, Warren Watson, SABEW executive director, said. Access The Affordable Care Act's Insurance Marketplaces: What's the Experience So Far? here. The webinar, which features speakers from the Georgetown Health Policy Institute, The Commonwealth ...[Read More]
Monday, January 13th, 2014

Past teletraining: “Covering Technology if You’re Not a Techie” Monday, Jan. 13, 2 p.m. EST

Monday, Jan. 13, 2 p.m. Eastern New to the tech beat or just want to amp up your coverage beyond the latest products? If so, this session is for you. You will hear from SABEW’s panel of experts who will share their secrets for digging deeper into technology coverage. You will get tips on how to find and write award-winning stories on topics you probably have never thought of. And you will get ...[Read More]

December 2013

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Past Teletraining: The Budget Beat: Where are the Fiscal Talks Heading?

Monday Dec. 16, 2013, 2 p.m. Eastern The federal government has gotten back to work after the fall shutdown, but that doesn’t mean the nation’s budget issues have been resolved. Negotiations continue. And if a deal isn’t reached, the government could face another partial shutdown in mid-January and will reach its debt ceiling again in February. Where are we now? Where are we headed? And ...[Read More]

November 2013

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Past teletraining: “From Turkey to Tinsel: Covering the Holiday Retail Season”

Monday Nov. 18, 2013, 2 p.m. Eastern It’s that time of the year again. With the start of the holiday shopping season right around the corner, our panel of retail experts is standing by to help you formulate your coverage. From turkey day to the post-Christmas sales, our panel prepares you to cover the entire season. They review the business outlook for the holiday shopping season, offer special ...[Read More]

October 2013

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Health Care Evaluation

Commonwealth Evaluation...[Read More]
Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Reporter Resources from The Commonwealth Fund

Links to recent health reform related briefs, blog posts, infographics, and interactive tools. Dashboard of Health Reform Milestones http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Infographics/2013/Affordable-Care-Act-What-to-Watch.aspx http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Blog/2013/Oct/Keeping-Our-Eyes-on-the-Ball.aspx David Blumenthal perspectives on October enrollment http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Blog/2013/Oct/Two-Weeks-in-October.aspx State ...[Read More]
Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Reporter Resources from the Kaiser Family Foundation

We’ve offered a webinar series for journalists on ACA, all posted online so can be viewed at any time:   http://kff.org/health-reform/event/covering-health-reform-webinar-series-for-journalists/ Our subsidy calculator (now zip code specific) shows how the premium subsidies work and will generate tax credit estimates for individuals and families based on health plan costs offered in their communities.  ...[Read More]

September 2013

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Next Teletraining: Entrepreneurial Journalism: Developing Your Brand

SABEW Staff Report PHOENIX, Sept. 9, 2013 —  As the news industry evolves, journalists are increasingly branding and promoting their expertise and work. But how can reporters and editors best use social media, blogs and other tools to accomplish this? And how much personality is too much? This session, which is aimed at both independent free-lance journalists and those who are employed by news ...[Read More]

May 2013

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Past Teletraining: “Covering the College Debt Crisis”

Covering the College Debt Crisis May 21, 2013 - 2 p.m. EST Listen to the Call: Click here to listen to the call. To hear it on your telephone, dial this playback number: 218-339-2651. (This is not a toll-free number.) When prompted, enter this Playback Access Code: 868588 Moderator: Susan Tompor, Personal Finance Columnist with the Detroit Free Press. Susan writes a personal ...[Read More]

November 2012

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Videos- 2012 NY Conference- Robert Khuzami

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Monday, November 19th, 2012

Videos- 2012 NY Conference- Diana Henriques

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Monday, November 19th, 2012

Videos- 2012 NY Conference- Lex Fenwick

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October 2012

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Recording is now available for Online and On Time: How to make your writing sing for the web and multimedia

If you’re a working journalist, chances are you’re spending more time writing for the web and for multimedia platforms. Learn how to polish your writing skills and hone your writing process, particularly as it pertains to online writing. This session is designed to help both experienced and up-and-coming journalists. Oct. 15, 2012 2 p.m. Eastern Below are instructions on how to listen ...[Read More]

April 2012

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Teletraining: How to Find Sources & Stories on Social Media

How to Find Sources & Stories on Social Media Apr. 23, 2012 - 11 a.m. MST Everybody's using social media, but where in the billions of status updates and tweets can a journalist find solid sources and important stories? Spend an hour listening to experts with insights and tips. Listen to the Call Click below to hear the call. ConferenceRecording Related links: Social Media ...[Read More]

July 2011

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Recording available for 7/25 teletraining on page-turning investigative pieces

Next call: Reading, reporting on polls, 8/29...[Read More]
Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Next teletraining: Investigative pieces that make readers turn the pages, scroll the screens, 7/25

Chicago Tribune's Jason Grotto moderates panel....[Read More]

August 2009

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Covering a New Company in Town

By Jill Jorden Spitz, Arizona Daily Star, and Jonathan Blum, Jonathan Blum editorial The Arizona Daily Star, October 2006. You just got word that a new company is coming to town. Here are some tips for compiling a thorough and well-rounded story by deadline. General reporting tips come first, followed by suggestions for examining financial data. Getting started Searching your paper's archives, ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Tips for Better Economics Stories II: Localize Your Coverage

Created for SABEW by Greg McCune, Reuters, March 2008 A great way to get readers' attention is to localize economic indicators. Regional, state and metropolitan figures are available for some important indicators. Unemployment figures for each region and state are issued by the Department of Labor around two to three weeks after the national figures. Unemployment figures for more than 100 ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Tips for Better Economics Stories I: Ten Tips

Created for SABEW by Greg McCune, Reuters, March 2008 Too often, reporters write economic stories in ways that are boring, dense, remote from the average reader's concerns and laden with economic-speak. Here are 10 tips for writing better economics stories: Get Organized. Bookmark a calendar of U.S. economic indicators, such as www.nber.org/releases/ and plan ahead. Find "consensus" ...[Read More]

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