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Interns Wanted

The Columbia Journalism Review welcomes applications from qualified students and recent graduates who wish to participate in its small and informal internship program. Sessions run from January through May, June through August, and September to December, and require a minimum commitment of 10 hours per week (during normal business hours, Monday through Friday). The deadline for fall 2014 internships is Monday, August 4. Unpaid.

Interns work closely with editors in all phases of production; duties range from handling phones and photocopying to research, reporting, writing, and factchecking. Excellent opportunity to contribute to cjr.org.

Major qualification: strong interest in news and public affairs, as demonstrated through academic study and/or extracurricular work.

To apply, please send letter, résumé, writing samples (clips preferred), and the names and phone numbers of two appropriate references to:

Christie Chisholm, Associate Editor
christie.chisholm@gmail.com

Alessandra Stanley’s troubling history of error

Why one editor won’t run any more op-eds by the Heritage Foundation’s top economist - A reply to Paul Krugman on state taxes and job growth made some incorrect claims

Is ISIS a faith-based terrorist group? - Journalists and scholars disagree about how much Islam, rather than politics and power, drives Muslim extremists

Why Bill Simmons might leave ESPN - Other outlets would jump at the chance to gain his following

Why news organizations are abandoning the Redskins - The media mostly avoids Washington’s football team name


Swedish scientists sneak Dylan quotes into articles (The Guardian)

Whoever nets the most before retirement wins a free lunch

Mag for dog haters is a hit in Germany (WSJ)

Poop and Pooches. That is all

A data viz reading list (Susan McGregor)

Useful resources for journalists

Video shows Mexican drug lord paying journalists for ‘good press’ (Fusion)

“This video suggests that organized crime is trying to buy off journalists, creating a new brand of narco-journalism”

Bloggingheads

Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute

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The Business of Digital Journalism

A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Study Guides

Questions and exercises for journalism students.