Monthly Archives: August 2015

Aug 25

Several Services Offer Ways to Track Bankruptcies

updated 9-3 to correct information about PacerMonitor “Every reporter is going to have to cover a bankruptcy case that means something to their local community,” says Wall Street Journal reporter Katy Stech, who covers bankruptcy exclusively. The traditional way, the … Read More

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Aug 13

Alert Services Helped Producer During Breaking News

If you tuned into WXII-TV at 11 p.m. on June 17, you’d have heard live phone interviews with two people in Charleston, S.C., explaining the chaos following a shooting at a local church. The story, as you know now, captivated … Read More

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Aug 06

Rating The Expert Finders

After seeing a Poynter article about a new expert service for journalists, Expertise Finder, I thought I’d put it through some paces. The site sounded great.  A former Canadian TV journalist, frustrated with trying to find experts on deadline, helped … Read More

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