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November 2017

Monday, November 20th, 2017

The ACA: Still alive or on life support?

Join a panel of health policy experts who will discuss the impact so far of the administration's policies on the Affordable Care Act. Are people signing up on the exchanges? Are there regional or state by state differences? What is the future of the ACA? Listen to the recording. Moderator Tami Luhby, senior writer, CNNMoney. CNNMoney Senior Writer Tami Luhby covers the Affordable Care Act ...[Read More]
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Under Siege: The State of Press Freedom under the Trump Administration

Monday, Dec. 4 2 p.m. EST President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media pose serious obstacles to U.S. press freedom enshrined in the First Amendment to the Constitution. During Trump’s 10 months in office, reporters have been arrested or manhandled for shouting questions at federal government officials, and some have been subjected to equipment searches and seizures. Some government agencies ...[Read More]

October 2017

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Digital Strategy – How to use SEO to hook an audience

Monday, Nov. 6 2:00 p.m. EST Business journalists today are not only reporting, writing and editing the news, they’re also helping drive the distribution of their stories. Join our panel of experts as they do a deep dive into the subject of SEO and how it can best be used to build and engage an audience. This session will examine the tools, tips and best practices for writing headlines and meta ...[Read More]
Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Young Journalists, Big Impact

Monday, October 30 2 p.m. EDT There’s a lot to be learned from today’s young financial journalists through their strong beat reporting. Take Jillian Berman, 28, of MarketWatch, for example. Her work covering the student-debt crisis earned her this year’s Larry Birger Young Journalist Award, which honors journalists under the age of 30. The judges of the contest noted that on this extensively ...[Read More]

September 2016

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

William Alden wins 2016 Birger Award for Young Business Journalists

William Alden, 27, a San Francisco-based business reporter for BuzzFeed News covering the technology industry, is the 2016 winner of the Larry Birger Young Business Journalist prize, honoring journalists younger than 30. He will receive the award and a $1,500 honorarium Oct. 7 at SABEW’s New York Fall Conference in midtown Manhattan. It is the third year for the competition. The past two years’ ...[Read More]

August 2016

Friday, August 26th, 2016

SABEW Canada announces its new board for the 2016-2017 season

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) Canada is pleased to welcome its new board for the 2016-2017 season. Featuring business journalists from across the country, the board will oversee the day-to-day operations of SABEW Canada and continue to host social events, speaking sessions and workshops to promote discussions about the state of business journalism in Canada. This ...[Read More]

July 2016

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Longtime SABEW Board Member Elizabeth Whitney dies

Renowned journalist, Elizabeth Whitney, died Tuesday. Whitney was the first female business editor at a major U.S. newspaper, the then-St. Petersburg Times. She was both an influential and exceptional reporter and editor to the journalism community. Whitney had a distinguished career of reporting and editing staying devoted to business-related news. She served on SABEW’s Board of Governors from ...[Read More]

February 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Seeking SABEW Board Candidates – Deadline Feb. 29

SABEW is currently seeking candidates to serve on its Board of Governors. Board members help set policy and strategic direction for SABEW, and their work is vital to the operation of the organization. Board members are expected to attend two in-person meetings a year, participate actively on at least one board committee, support SABEW’s development efforts and assist with the recruitment ...[Read More]

August 2015

Monday, August 24th, 2015

The McGraw Symposium: Accelerating Change at the WSJ, Yahoo Finance and Bloomberg

Special to SABEW New York - The CUNY J-School's McGraw Center for Business Journalism will hold the second annual McGraw Symposium on Oct. 8, 2015, in conjunction with SABEW’s fall conference. The Symposium will explore the continuing transformation of business journalism in the digital era. We'll look at the challenges and opportunities faced by outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Yahoo ...[Read More]

October 2014

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

2013 BiB Winner: “Down the line: how TransCanada fumbled the Keystone pipeline project.”

In the 2013 Best in Business contest, the Globe and Mail, won three awards. In the category of newspaper features, Nathan VanderKlippe won first prize for his piece, "Down the line: how TransCanada fumbled the Keystone pipeline project." With graphics, video, photo galleries and solid reporting, a complex story is told with accuracy and a human touch.  Experience the full report here. What ...[Read More]
Thursday, October 16th, 2014

2013 BiB Winner: “Inside the fall of Blackberry: How the smartphone inventor failed to adapt” by the Globe and Mail

In the 2013 Best in Business contest, the Globe and Mail, won three awards. A team of journalists, including Jacquie McNish, Sean Silcoff, Steve Ladurantaye, Iain Marlow, Tim Kiladze and Boyd Erman, produced this award-winning work. A finalist in two categories in the 2013 BiB, "Inside the fall of Blackberry," is a thorough and intriguing piece of journalism. What the judges said: The judges ...[Read More]
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

2013 BiB Winner: “Lac-Mégantic” by the Globe and Mail

In the 2013 Best in Business contest, the Globe and Mail, won three awards. “Lac-Mégantic,” by Grant Robertson and Jacquie McNish was not only an example of exemplary investigative reporting but the video presentation at the award ceremony was one of the highlights of the evening.  This is what the judges said about Lac-Mégantic: The Globe and Mail wasn’t the only news organization ...[Read More]

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