Contents

  1. Introduction by Reynolds Center Director Micheline Maynard

  2. I. Covering Agriculture

    1. 1. Covering the Agriculture Beat: An Introduction

    2. 2. Covering Agriculture: Identifying Local Stories, Angles

    3. 3. Covering Agriculture: Challenges

    4. 4. Covering Agriculture: Resources and Sourcing

    5. 5. Covering Agriculture: Glossary of Terms, Concepts

  3. II. Covering Business: An Introduction

    1. 6. Covering Business: An Introduction

    2. 7. Covering Business: Finding Local Stories

    3. 8. Covering Business: Resources and Reading

  4. III. Covering Companies: A Guide to SEC Databases

    1. 9. 10-K Filings Guide: Introduction

    2. 10. 10-Q Filings Guide: Introduction

    3. 11. 8-K Filings Guide: Introduction

  5. IV. Covering Economics

    1. 12. How to Cover Economics: An introduction

    2. 13. Covering Economics: Glossary

    3. 14. Covering Economics: Finding Local Stories in the Data

    4. 15. Covering Economics: Common Mistakes

    5. 16. Covering Economics: Resources

  6. V. Covering Energy, Utilities and Mining

    1. 17. Covering Energy, Utilities and Mining: An Introduction

    2. 18. Covering Energy, Utilities and Mining: Identifying Local Stories

    3. 19. Covering Energy, Utilities and Mining: Challenges and Hurdles

    4. 20. Covering Energy, Utilities and Mining: Resources

    5. 21. Covering Energy, Utilities and Mining: Glossary

  7. VI. Covering Sustainability

    1. 22. Covering Sustainability: An Introduction

    2. 23. Covering Sustainability: Identifying Local Stories

    3. 24. Covering Sustainability: Challenges and Hurdles

    4. 25. Covering Sustainability: Resources and Sourcing

    5. 26. Covering Sustainability: Glossary of Terms, Concepts

  8. VII. Covering Hospitals

    1. 27. Covering Hospitals: An Introduction

    2. 28. Covering Hospitals: Core Concepts and Terms

    3. 29. Covering Hospital Finances: Challenges & Opportunities

    4. 30. Covering Hospitals: 6 Key Documents to Dig Into

  9. VIII. Covering Insurance

    1. 31. Covering Insurance: An Introduction

    2. 32. Covering Insurance: Finding True Local Stories, Angles

    3. 33. Covering Insurance: A Few of the Challenges

    4. 34. Covering Insurance: Resources and Sources

    5. 35. Covering Insurance: Glossary of Terms, Concepts

  10. IX. Investigative Business Reporting

    1. 36. Investigative Reporting: An Introduction

    2. 37. Investigative Reporting: Identifying Local Stories, Angles

    3. 38. Investigative Reporting: Challenges and Hurdles

    4. 39. Investigative Reporting: Resources and Reading

    5. 40. Investigative Reporting: Glossary of Key Terms

  11. X. Covering Banking

    1. 41. Covering Banking: An Introduction

    2. 42. Covering Banking: Challenges, Common Errors and How to Avoid Them

    3. 43. Covering Banking: Glossary of Terms, Concepts

    4. 44. Covering Banking: Resources

    5. 45. Covering Banking: Good Sources Across the Beat

    6. 46. Covering Banking: Localizing the Beat

    7. 47. Covering Banking: Covering Failures

    8. 48. Covering Banking: Twitter Accounts to Follow

  12. XI. Covering Manufacturing

    1. 49. How to Cover Manufacturing: An Introduction

    2. 50. Covering Manufacturing: A Crash Course

    3. 51. Covering Manufacturing: Things That Can Go Wrong

    4. 52. Covering Manufacturing: 10 Terms to Know

    5. 53. Covering Manufacturing: Resources

  13. XII. Personal Finance Beat

    1. 54. Covering Personal Finance: An Introduction

    2. 55. Covering Personal Finance: Finding True Local Angles, Interests

    3. 56. Personal Finance: A Few of the Challenges

    4. 57. Personal Finance: Glossary of Terms, Concepts

  14. XIII. Covering Real Estate

    1. 58. Covering Real Estate: An Introduction

    2. 59. Covering Real Estate: Tips for Finding Standout Stories

    3. 60. Covering Real Estate: Avoiding Traps, Mistakes

    4. 61. Covering Real Estate: Glossary of Terms

    5. 62. Covering Real Estate: Resources, Experts

  15. XIV. Covering the Retail Beat

    1. 63. Covering Retailing: An Introduction

    2. 64. Covering Retailing: Themes and Key Issues on the Beat

    3. 65. Covering Retailing: What the Economic Data Means

    4. 66. Covering Retailing: A Reporters' Toolbox

    5. 67. Covering Retailing: A Glossary of Terms You Should Know

  16. XV. Covering Sports and Money

    1. 68. Covering the Business of Sports: An Introduction

    2. 69. Covering Sports: Localizing National Issues

    3. 70. Covering Sports: Challenges

    4. 71. Covering Sports: A Glossary of Terms

    5. 72. Covering Sports: Resources and Key Contacts

  17. XVI. Covering Technology

    1. 73. How to Cover Technology: An Introduction

    2. 74. Covering Technology: Four Main Elements

    3. 75. Covering Technology: People, Field Visits, Documents

    4. 76. Covering Technology: Challenges

    5. 77. Covering Technology: Core Concepts and Terms

  18. XVII. Covering Transportation

    1. 78. How to Cover Transportation: An Introduction

    2. 79. Covering Transportation: Key Resources

    3. 80. Covering Transportation: Finding Local Angles

    4. 81. Covering Transportation: Common Errors and How to Avoid Them

    5. 82. From Code Share to Mainline: A Glossary for Covering Airlines

  19. Conclusion

  20. Credits

  21. About the Publisher