Meena Thiruvengadam

A reporter’s journey from the biz desk to the classroom
When I took my first job out of college at the San Antonio Express-News, I figured I’d go back to [...]
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Local angles in the big business of payday lending
Wherever you live and report, there’s a good chance a payday lending battle is brewing in your backyard. An estimated [...]
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Three quick and easy paths to business infographics
Just because you may not have access to a full-fledged graphics department, doesn’t mean you have to be left out [...]
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Can’t miss data for travel-minded business reporters
I love travel-related business stories — reading them and writing them. I just wish I would have started searching for local [...]
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The student-loan debate: Tracking borrowers left out of low interest rates
One class of borrowers may never benefit from today’s near record low interest rates: students. Interest rates on federal student [...]
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Inside Pinterest: Business angles worth exploring
Pinterest is worth paying attention to even for business reporters outside of the tech beat, but scarce specifics can make [...]
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