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Additional resources

Want to know more about how to write effective, compelling economics stories? Check out the following resources for some additional recommendations.

  • The Financial Writer’s Stylebook: 1,100 Business Terms Defined and Rated
    • This book, by Chris Roush and Bill Cloud, defines many of the terms and concepts used in business journalism, and includes recommendations for word usage.
  • Beat Basics, by Veteran Business Journalists
    • This book, compiled by Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, provides guidance for writing about a number of economics and business topics, including agriculture, energy, manufacturing, banking, real estate, retail, and transportation.
  • How to Write Better Business Stories
    • This web article offers 6 tips for more compelling business stories.

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