Technical Resources & Briefs

 

The following are links to resources, tools, and information sources that may be useful for business reporting. This list will be updated periodically so it’s worth to keep checking it.

If you are a journalist and you would like to learn more about a topic, send us a note and we will try to provide information for you or guide to a useful source

 

·         Economic Data and Indicators

·         Glossaries, References, and Tutorials

·         Tools

·         Reporting Guides

·         Other Selected Journalism, Economic, and Business Information Sources

 

Glossaries, References, and Tutorials

- Basic Theoretical Training on Economics http://www.optionsoutlet.com/ebooks/economics.pdf

- EconomicExpert.com http://www.economicexpert.com

- EURODICAUTOM Translation Tool http://www.eugris.info/displayresource.asp?ResourceID=5703&

- History of Banking http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_banking

- International Economics Study Center http://internationalecon.com/index.php 

- Investorwords http://www.investorwords.com

- Introduction to Economics (Video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhmMeRxg-CU&feature=related

- IMF Terminology http://www.imf.org/external/np/term/eng/index.htm

- NYT Glossary Financial Terms http://www.nytimes.com/library/financial/glossary/bfglosa.htm 

 

Tools

- Google Data Explorer - Makes large data easy to show http://www.google.com/publicdata/home

- Many Eyes Data Visualizer  http://www-958.ibm.com/software/data/cognos/manyeyes

- Newspapers of the World  http://www.newspaperindex.com

- OANDA Currency Converter  Oanda.com

- Research Beyond Google Resource Guide http://oedb.org/library/college-basics/research-beyond-google

 

Reporting Guides

- Association of Business Publication Editors:  www.asbpe.org

- Bloomberg News:  www.bloombergnews.com

- Business Wire:  www.businesswire.com

- Investigative Reporters & Editors:  www.ire.org

- Jonathan Oatis’s Guide to Business Journalism Sites: www.oatis.com

- Journalismnet.com Business Journalism Tools:  www.journalismnet.com/businesstools.htm

- Poverty and the Economy http://www.grady.uga.edu/poverty

- PR Newswire:  www.prnewswire.com

- Resources for Journalists http://www.oatis.com/bageht.html

- Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism:  www.businessJournalism.org

- Twitter for Newsrooms https://dev.twitter.com/media/newsrooms

- Writing with Numbers http://www.spjvideo.org/jtb/archive/writing-with-numbers

 

Other Selected Journalism, Economic, and Business Information Sources

 


















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