News training: Reporting business

Turnover, profits, margins, share price fluctuations – it seems you need to be a mathematical genius to be a business journalist. And that’s just at company level. Macro-economic figures, typically counted in millions, billions or even trillions, can be scarier still. Add to the mix the hitherto unknown concepts that have come into mainstream parlance since the 2007-08 downturn. Consider … Read More