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A (very) warm welcome to Phoenix
I received a warm welcome to Phoenix when I joined the Reynolds Center as its new director earlier this month [...]
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What a friend we have in FRED
Mark Twain noted that there are “lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Fraud with numbers is something business journalists should always [...]
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Helping readers make business sense of global turmoil
The growing drumbeat of global strife and spate of recent air disasters is casting a gloomier pall over economies worldwide, [...]
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Prisoners as consumers: Behind bars is some big business
We write a lot about consumer demographics, from college students to young parents to Baby Boomers – but there’s one [...]
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The basics of guerrilla journalism
Our calling is inhabited by three kinds of news organizations. Let’s use the Sergio Leone scale: • The Good are [...]
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The world of fandom – Comi-Cons – is ripe for financial stories
What’s a multi-billion industry that draws celebrities, corporate exhibitors and hundreds of thousands of free-spending enthusiasts to events in multiple [...]
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