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Show Me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication by Chris Roush (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)

Show Me the Money is the definitive business journalism textbook that offers hands-on advice and examples on doing the job of a business journalist. Author Chris Roush draws on his experience as a business journalist and educator to explain how to cover businesses, industries and the economy, as well as where to find sources of information for stories. He demonstrates clearly how reporters take financial information and turn it into relevant facts that explain a topic to readers.

This definitive business journalism text:

  • provides real-world examples of business articles
  • presents complex topics in a form easy to read and understand
  • offers examples of where to find news stories in SEC filings
  • gives comprehensive explanations and reviews of corporate financial, balance sheet, and cash flow statements
  • provides tips on finding sources, such as corporate investors and hard-to-find corporate documents
  • gives a comprehensive listing of websites for business journalists to use.

Key updates for the second edition include:

  • tips from professional business journalists provided throughout the text
  • new chapters on personal finance reporting and covering specific business beats
  • expanded coverage of real estate reporting
  • updates throughout to reflect significant changes in SEC, finance, and economics industries.

With numerous examples of documents and stories in the text, Show Me the Money is an essential guide for students and practitioners doing business journalism.

About Chris Roush (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)

Chris Roush is Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Scholar in business journalism and founding director of the Carolina Business News Initiative, which provides training for professional journalists and students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of two books about business journalism: Show Me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication and Profits and Losses: Business Journalism and its Role in Society. Roush received the Charles E. Scripps Award for the Journalism Teacher of the Year in 2010, awarded by the Scripps Howard Foundation in collaboration with the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).

Table of Contents

  1. Business Journalism Is More Fun than You Think
  2. Public and Private and Ethics, Oh My!
  3. It's the Economy
  4. The Beat Goes On
  5. People's Money is News
  6. The Ins and Outs of Company News
  7. Let's Make a Deal
  8. Wall Street Meets Main Street
  9. Financial Numbers Can Be Your Friend
  10. The Corner Office
  11. Small in Size, Large for News
  12. No Profits, but Lots of Money
  13. Headed to Court
  14. Bubble, Bubble, Real Estate is Trouble
  15. Government Issue
  16. The Web Makes it Easier

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Show Me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication by Chris Roush (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
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Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
20101101
396
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