Archive for August, 2011

August 2011

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Recording available for 8/29 “teletraining on understanding and reporting on polls”

Journalists are constantly bombarded with poll results. But which ones are statistically accurate and worth reporting on? And how can you tell a good poll from a bad one? This call provided tips on how to both sort through the polls that cross your desk and conduct your own. Jennifer Agiesta, deputy director of polling for The Associated Press, moderated. Panelists included Marjorie Connelly, ...[Read More]
Monday, August 29th, 2011

Debt may crumble their cookie

(Editor's note: In less than a year, SABEW will conduct its Best in Business competition, which honors the best work in business journalism nationally. Every week leading up to the contest, SABEW will showcase award-winners from 2010 in this space. It's not too early to begin gathering your entries from calendar year 2011. Enjoy this new feature. We hope you will be inspired by the excellence we will ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Joanna Ossinger

Joanna Ossinger is editor for the cross-asset group, which covers markets globally, at Bloomberg News, where she has worked since 2010. She is Bloomberg's first SABEW president. Joanna previously worked as a reporter and editor at The Wall Street Journal, as the manager of day-to-day website operations at Fox Business and as a managing editor at TheStreet.com. Joanna has a master’s degree ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Allen Wastler

Allen Wastler is the head of digital content at MassMutual Financial Group and a long time SABEW board member. Previously, he was managing editor of CNBC.com, the online destination for global business news and expert analysis, where he overseas editorial content and operations. According to the latest data from comScore Media Metrix, in December 2010, CNBC.com just posted its best month ever in terms ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Dawn Wotapka

Dawn Wotapka is a residential real-estate reporter for Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal. Her wire, blog and newspaper topics cover everything from corporate earnings to Housewives in foreclosure. She's been a passionate SABEW member for six years. In that time, she's Tweeted members' job changes and written for the website. She also helped raise thousands of dollars at the annual ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Mary Jane Pardue

Mary Jane Pardue is professor of journalism and department head in the Department of Media, Journalism & Film at Missouri State University. She has been a SABEW member for 15 years. As co-chair of the Training Committee for three years, she has helped organize many teletraining sessions for SABEW members. She has written a number of columns for The Business Journalist since 2005. In 2002 Pardue ...[Read More]
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Ad for investment banking columnist at Dow Jones

Columnist, Investment Banking Dow Jones Full-time International Application deadline : 09/30/2011 Dow Jones Investment Banker, part of Dow Jones Newswires, is looking for a columnist to write sophisticated financial and strategic commentary for an audience of investment bankers. The DJIB product delivers news and analysis from various publications to an audience of investment bankers, ...[Read More]
Friday, August 19th, 2011

College Connect: Not the time to tie up money in CDs

Theo Keith Saving and Investing in College If, a year ago, you didn't think CD rates could possibly go lower, you were wrong. Then again, so was just about everyone else. In summer 2009, the business news media speculated about surging inflation as the economy recovered from the worst downturn since the Great Depression. The Fed would surely have to reign in inflation, so it would raise interest ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Ad for biz reporter at (Gaithersburg. Md.) Gazette

The Gazette Senior business reporter Full-time East Coast Application Open Until 08/29/11 The (Gaithersburg, Md.) Gazette is seeking a senior business reporter who will be responsible for producing at least five stories per week, for print and online editions, covering general economic development issues and various industry sectors, including retail, information technology, banking, ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 18th, 2011

China emerges as world’s biggest auto battleground

(Editor's note: In less than a year, SABEW will conduct its Best in Business competition, which honors the best work in business journalism nationally. Every week leading up to the contest, SABEW will showcase award-winners from 2010 in this space. It's not too early to begin gathering your entries from calendar year 2011. Enjoy this new feature. We hope you will be inspired by the excellence we will ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Ad for biz-innovation reporter at Education Week

Education Week Business and Innovation Reporter/Editor Full Time East Coast Application deadline: no deadline Education Week, the independent, “go to” source of news and information on K-12 education, is seeking an enterprising, business-savvy journalist to help incubate and launch a new line of coverage on the burgeoning “education industry” and rapidly emerging public and ...[Read More]
Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

First items up for bids for SABEW’s annual online auction!

The first items are ready for bidding in SABEW's second annual online auction! Great prizes, including a week at a Maine lake cottage, a Sony Reader, a tour of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, hotel packages and individual registrations for our next spring conference in Indianapolis -- and more!...[Read More]
Monday, August 15th, 2011

Your next teletraining session: Understanding and reporting on polls, 8/29

AP polling deputy director is moderator....[Read More]
Thursday, August 4th, 2011

BIB Spotlight: S.E.C. Accuses Goldman Of Fraud in Housing Deal

(Editor's note: In less than a year, SABEW will conduct its Best in Business competition, which honors the best work in business journalism nationally. Every week leading up to the contest, SABEW will showcase award-winners from 2010 in this space. It's not too early to begin gathering your entries from calendar year 2011. Enjoy this new feature. We hope you will be inspired by the excellence we will ...[Read More]
Thursday, August 4th, 2011

American Society Of Business Publication Editors To Present 2011 ASBPE Journalism That Matters Award August 4

Business journalism society to present The Spine Journal...[Read More]
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

SABEW heads to Asia to put on business and financial reporting workshop

International Press Institute co-sponsors 9/24 event....[Read More]
Monday, August 1st, 2011

Business journalists and the words they use to cover the market

Study tracks common terms journalists used in '07....[Read More]
Monday, August 1st, 2011

Best in Business contest to start receiving 2011 entries Dec. 1

Contest deadline Jan. 24 with no exceptions this year....[Read More]

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