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When to use anonymous sources

Everyone’s uncomfortable with them, but they still yield valuable information that serves the public trust. Here are 6 questions to ask before granting anonymity.

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Making business journalism visually interesting and accessible

The best news organizations are investing in infographics and other digital tools; those who don’t will be left behind

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A Tale of Two IPOs: Why Facebook Got Disliked and Twitter Got Followed

Facebook’s initial public offering stumbled, while Twitter’s soared. The reason is all about the remarkable rise of mobile advertising, and its overwhelming importance for social media companies.

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Why your silly cat pictures are worth $563 – and what that can tell you about company valuation

Doing your own back-of-the-envelope calculations about company value can provide insights for journalists who want to add another layer of understanding to their reporting.

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Business journalism and politics – from Dublin to NYC and back

Niamh Sweeney (MA, 2011) worked in the US as a reporter at TheStreet and Bloomberg, and as a correspondent for The Irish Times after graduating. Now she’s involved with trade and economics on the government side, as special adviser to Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister.

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