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    The U.S. is fast becoming the go-to place to hide foreign wealth; winter storm Jonas may have cost the cost between $500 million and $1 billion; a $15 minimum wage is a big campaign issue this election season.

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    The Big Business of Nonprofits


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    Some tax-exempt groups look a lot like for-profit companies. We look at what separates nonprofits from other businesses and how to dig into their finances.

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    In Pursuit of Africa’s Missing Trillion


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    As media outlets beef up their coverage of African business and corruption, investigative journalists are looking into one giant source of plunder: “transfer pricing” deals between African leaders and foreign corporations. We offer some resources for reporters interested in covering the subject.

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    The Affordable Care Act has reshaped the business landscape, creating new business hurdles and opportunities, alliances and rivalries. We offer five tips on where to look for stories as they unfold.

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    For business journalists, LinkedIn is so much more than just a professional social media network. It is also a great resource for the reporter tool kit.

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    Shell Games: Following the Money in High Priced Real Estate


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    It took New York Times investigative reporters Louise Story and Stephanie Saul a year to uncover the 200 shell companies behind some of New York’s priciest real estate at the Time Warner Center. We go behind the scenes with Story to discuss their reporting process.

    Behind the Story

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    Shell Games: Following the Money in High Priced Real Estate

    It took New York Times investigative reporters Louise Story and Stephanie Saul a year to uncover the

    On the Beat

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    The Big Business of Nonprofits

    Some tax-exempt groups look a lot like for-profit companies. We look at what separates nonprofits fr

    Skills and Tradecraft

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    Investigative Technique: Engaging Your Target

    Lessons from an investigative reporting project on the World Bank.

    Tools & Resources

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    Week in Review

    $15 minimum wage protest, Seatlle © Toby Scott
    Week in Review: The New “Swiss” Banks, the Cost of Jonas, a Minimum Wage Explainer

    The U.S. is fast becoming the go-to place to hide foreign wealth; winter storm Jonas may have cost t

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