Archive for October, 2013

October 2013

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Next Teletraining: “From Turkey to Tinsel: Covering the Holiday Retail Season” Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, 2 p.m. Eastern

SABEW Staff Report 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 will prepare you to cover the entire season. They’ll review the business outlook for the holiday ...[Read More]
Thursday, October 31st, 2013

New book by John Wasik shares the secrets of John Maynard Keynes’ financial success

Special to SABEW PHOENIX- Longtime SABEW member John F. Wasik has written a new book on the investments of John Maynard Keynes titled “Keyne’s Way to Wealth”. Wasik’s 14th book delves into how Keynes managed to make money during some of the worst markets in history and influenced Warren Buffett, George Soros, David Swensen and many others. Jack Bogle has written the foreword and Robert ...[Read More]
Monday, October 21st, 2013

New York’s Baruch College to host ‘A Celebration of SABEW at 50’ Dec. 5

Special to SABEW NEW YORK--Baruch College in New York City will be the site of a special evening on Dec. 5 honoring the Society of American Business Editors and Writers as it completes its 50th anniversary year. It will be “A Celebration of SABEW at 50,“ and will start at 5:45 p.m. at Baruch, located at 55 Lexington Avenue.  The program, featuring New York real estate developer Bruce Ratner, ...[Read More]
Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Gary Klott Ethics Symposium- Oct. 24-25, 2013

PHOENIX – SABEW will conduct a two-day journalism ethics seminar here in October in honor of its late president who many thought contributed to the ethics conscience of its 50-year-old organization. Veteran journalists Margaret Sullivan, Clark Hoyt and Barney Calame, who all have been public editors at The New York Times, will lead the speakers for the Gary Klott Ethics Symposium Oct. 24-25 ...[Read More]
Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

17 chosen as fellows for SABEW healthcare workshop in Chicago, Nov. 7-8

Special to SABEW PHOENIX – Seventeen journalists have been chosen as fellows to attend a special symposium on the business of health care Nov. 7-8. The fellows chosen through an application process, represent 10 states and the District of Columbia. The fellows are: Kristen Scholrich/Crain’s Chicago Business/Chicago Catherine Larkin/Bloomberg/Chicago/Chicago Jim Spencer/Minneapolis ...[Read More]
Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

SABEW business immersion workshop on business data to be funded by Goldschmidt donation

Special to SABEW PHOENIX – Reporters who want to learn more about federal data and the business of government are invited to be part of a special immersion training being conducted by SABEW in January. The weeklong session, Jan. 12-17, is thanks to a $50,000 donation from the Chicago-based Walter and Karla Goldschmidt Family Foundation. The training will bring journalists to Washington, D.C., ...[Read More]
Monday, October 7th, 2013

Record numbers turn out for SABEW’s annual fall conference; 257 attend the Oct. 3-4 event in New York City

By WARREN WATSON NEW YORK--SABEW set attendance records for its annual fall conference, which was held Oct. 3-4 at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. A total of 257 journalists registered for the two-day program.  It was the best turnout in the four years since SABEW revived a fall training event in 2010, anchoring it in the heart of its membership base of financial ...[Read More]
Friday, October 4th, 2013

Commissioner Bart Chilton’s speech at the SABEW fall conference presented on October 4, 2013

Special to SABEW It’s Boss It is an honor to be with you in the financial capital of the world, among those who serve a critical public good with your important works. To a great extent, the media and regulators seek the same thing:  openness, transparency and accountability that ensures we have a free and fair society. That particularly is imperative in the business and financial sector—something ...[Read More]
Friday, October 4th, 2013

News Leaders Anticipate Bright Future for Business Journalism

NEW YORK- Gone are the days of journalists with privileged information “projecting from the mountaintop” to a mass of eagerly awaiting consumers. Now, the news business is increasingly about marketing content and vying for attention in an Internet-based landscape, say three news leaders with pivotal roles in today’s industry. Today’s reporting is in part driven by news consumers who ...[Read More]
Friday, October 4th, 2013

Personal Finance Sessions Kick Off SABEW’s NYC Fall 2013 Conference

NEW YORK- The Museum of American Finance Museum near Wall Street in New York City served as the home to a variety of personal finance journalism sessions and more than 100 registrants in an event co-sponsored by National Endowment for Financial Education and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. Two retirement-centered sessions kicked off the program, including panel discussions ...[Read More]
Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Winners of the Barlett and Steele awards include the Tampa Bay Times, NY Times and The Wall Street Journal

Special to SABEW PHOENIX--The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism announced today the winners of the prestigious Barlett and Steele awards. The gold prize went to  a Tampa Bay Times/Center for Investigative Reporting collaboration on “America’s Worst Charities,” a project by Kris Hundley and Kendall Taggart that identified charities that steered as much as 95 percent ...[Read More]

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