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March 22, 2022 – Reporting The Financial Fallout of the Ukraine War

The Russia-Ukraine war has become just as much an economic war as a military conflict. The New York Financial Writers’ Association will explore how journalists cover the economic and financial effects of the war with a panel of top business reporters covering the conflict. The panel will discuss the difficulties in covering how sanctions are affecting Russia, Ukraine and the rest of the world.

February 17th, 2022 – An Evening Honoring Claudia Deutsch

Longtime and beloved New York Financial Writers' Association member Claudia Deutsch lost her battle with esophageal cancer on January 13, 2022. In honor of her years of devotion to our organization, and the many relationships she had with so many of us, the NYFWA invites you to an evening to remember Claudia.

March 7th, 2022 – How to Write About Personal Finance

Leonard Sloane, who turned 90 in January, is a New York institution. He's been covering business and finance since the 1950s. He covered personal finance for decades for The New York Times and has recently been freelancing for the Wall Street Journal.

To celebrate Len's 90th birthday the NYFWA is putting on a professional development event featuring Len in conversation with four more of the best personal finance journalists in New York. Learn their tricks by signing up for our Zoom panel 

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February 9th, 2022 – Impact Award Ceremony/The Story Behind 2021's Winning Stories

Join members and friends of the New York Financial Writers’ Association for a special webinar on February 9th to honor 2021's recipients of the Impact Award for Distinguished Financial Journalism, Michael Smith and Nacha Cattan of Bloomberg News, and former Bloomberg News editor Cam Simpson. The trio of journalists were chosen as award winners for their investigative reporting that exposed how leading U.S.

November 16th, 2021 –The Substack Impact

Join the New York Financial Writers' Association for a panel discussion on the rise of Substack, a new medium that enables journalists to send subscription-based digital newsletters directly to their readers by email. Panelists will discuss the impact of Substack on traditional media outlets, why they decided to leave full-time positions in major U.S. newsrooms to write their own newsletters and how it's been going.

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June 21st, 2021 – Breaking Down the Story: A Grudge Match in Japan: One Corner, Two 7-Elevens

Join members and friends of the New York Financial Writers’ Association for a reporting club webinar looking at an epic feud between 7-Eleven, one of Japan’s most powerful companies, and a franchisee in Osaka. 

May 11th, 2021 – Breaking Down the Story: America’s Covid Swab Supply Depends on Two Cousins Who Hate Each Other

Join members and friends of the New York Financial Writers’ Association for a reporting club webinar looking at how a single family feud threatened America's entire COVID-19 testing enterprise.

RESCHEDULED to April 19th, 2021 –“The Day the Markets Roared”

Henry Kaufman was known to generations of financial journalists as Dr. Doom for his old-school bearishness. A mildly positive market call he made on Aug. 17, 1982, ignited a huge rally on Wall Street.

March 10th, 2021 – Breaking Down the Story: How Cults Like QAnon Respond to Embarrassing Failures

Join members and friends of the New York Financial Writers’ Association for a reporting club webinar looking at the story behind what drives supporters of conspiracy theories such as QAnon to hold tight to their extreme beliefs long after they have already failed to materialize. 

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