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Erik Sherman

Freelance journalist Self-employed


Erik Sherman is a freelance journalist, writer, and author covering business, economics, finance, technology, public policy, and law. An educational background heavy in mathematics, science, and engineering, as well as practical experience in public company corporate management, small business, and data modeling and analysis, aid his ability to understand and explain complex topics.

His work has appeared in such places as Fortune,, Inc, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times Magazine, Technology Review, Chief Executive, Corporate Counsel, IP Law & Business, and IR Magazine. Mr. Sherman is the author or co-author of ten books in business, technology, and data privacy issues.

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Mastering data for better business journalism

From handling projections and estimates to navigating company reports, veteran journalist Erik Sherman explains how to use data to tell more understandable and accessible business stories.