A Wall Street Guidebook for Journalism and Strategic Communication

1st Edition

Alecia Swasy

June 25, 2020 Forthcoming
Textbook - 152 Pages
ISBN 9780367348069 - CAT# K441368

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A Wall Street Guidebook for Journalism and Strategic Communication provides media professionals the savvy they need to navigate the world of finance and money. Intimidated by the numbers and math involved in the corporate world? This book is for you.

Author Alecia Swasy, a former reporter at the Wall Street Journal, leads readers through case studies that provide real-world insight into how Wall Street operates and how to best approach the world of money and finance. Swasy breaks down essential skills like how to read key financial statements, find and interpret key data on companies, and employ that research in crafting compelling stories and messages for both readers and clients. The book also covers topics like the scorekeepers and watchdogs of Wall Street, the Securities and Exchange Commission, how to avoid illegal activity in reporting and research, understanding Mergers and Acquisitions, and the history and current state of Wall Street.

This book is for students and professionals alike - whether in corporate communication, public relations, or journalism - who want to gain the financial literacy necessary to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.

An online guide for professors includes discussion questions, assignments, and time-tested pedagogical and classroom management tips: please visit www.routledge.com/9780367348069.


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