Resource Centre

Oct 24, 2012 - Posted by Cecil Rosner

A great resource for investigating private companies.

Jan 18, 2011 - Posted by Janice Neil
An analysis by Steven Brill’s Journalism Online experiment in the New York Times, shows that newspapers charging for online content did not have a significant decline in traffic. The papers set a  conservative limit for the number of articles visitors could read free each month, and by making clear that most readers would not be affected.

Jun 25, 2009 - Posted by Regan Ray
An online project for journalists that tracks and links to government and NGO reports in Canada, which launched in April, now has more than 170 entries...
Feb 16, 2009 - Posted by Deborah Jones
It's tough being a business journalist these days, notes David Carr. Kinda like "owning an ice cream parlor where spinach is the only flavor on the menu."
Feb 21, 2008 - Posted by Bill Reynolds
Writing financial stories in the Internet age has gotten faster, tougher and more competitive. Newspapers now compete with newswire services, and readers have as much information at their fingertips as reporters. In this guide to Business Reporting 2.0, Assistant Business Editor at The Canadian Press Andrew Flynn gives us the lay of the land and shares some survival tips.

Jul 03, 2007 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
Created by Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. This site provides access to reporter contacts, links, and resources searchable by beat.
May 23, 2007 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
This tutorials page at provides a series of lessons for business reporters prepared by journalism and business professors. Topics include: covering financial markets, using numbers effectively, understanding financial statements, SEC filings and covering the economy. The tutorials are interactive, with periodic quizzes for review and links to relevant websites. Users are asked to provide an e-mail address before using the tutorials, but no registration is required.
Apr 12, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland

The scope of this pathfinder is to provide information that’s valuable to journalists. It includes elements of general knowledge and subjects considered newsworthy. Words and phrases in each caption have been bolded to highlight key information.

Categories include:

* General Resources

* Companies<?xml:namespace prefix = o />

* Licensing, Laws and Government Regulations

* Workers and Unions

* Insurance and Security

* New Technology and Design

Mar 08, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland
This research guide is developed for Ryerson University, and offers a selection of links that are related to companies and industry.

This section focuses on companies, and the links are divided into categories. Gateways include links to company research or company directories. Other categories are Annual Reports, Bankruptcies, Directories, Financials, IPOs, patents and Trademarks, Private Companies, Rankings, Statistics and Top Management.

The links related to industry sources include sites such as the Globe and Mail's Revenue Ranking by Industry, Industry Profiles and Candian Industry Statistics. The site also offer links in the categories Economic Conditions and NAICS/SIC Codes.
Mar 08, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland
CFA, the Chartered Financial Analyst, presents a selection of educational audio webcasts related to business and finance, broadcasted over the internet. The presentations can be searched by title, topic, author/speaker, descriptions, program text or specialty focus areas. Some of the webcasts cost money, but many are free and come with slides that help you follow the speaker throughout the presentation. The talks are not only for people in finance or business, but alsofor those who want to learn the more basic workings of finance. Jay Taparia's webcast for example,Financial Analysis for Journalists, come in three versions; basic, intermediate and advanced.
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