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Columbia Journalism Review is published by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Dean
Steve Coll


Chairman
Victor Navasky


Editor in Chief & Publisher
Elizabeth Spayd

Deputy Editor in Chief
Brent Cunningham

Associate Editor/Production Editor
Christie Chisholm

Associate Editor
Kira Goldenberg

Social Media Editor
Sarah Grieco

Staff Writers
Ryan Chittum, Liz Cox Barrett, Alexis Sobel Fitts, Greg Marx, Michael Meyer, Dean Starkman
Chris Ip, Lene Bech Sillesen, David Uberti (Delacorte Fellows)

Contributing Editors
Ben Adler, James Boylan, Julia M. Klein, Trudy Lieberman, Judith Matloff, Douglas McCollam, Justin Peters, Cristine Russell, Scott Sherman

Interns
Julie Fromowitz, Fiona Lowenstein, Gabriel Rosenberg


General Manager
Dennis Giza

Business Development
Christopher Wiss

Business Manager
Marietta Bell

Circulation
Collins Circulation Group: Paula Collins


Editorial & Identity Design
Point Five, NY: Alissa Levin, Benjamin Levine, Nathan Eames, Alena Jaffe

Website Design
Hazan+Company: Randi Hazan

Website Development & Strategy
Michael Murphy, Dean Pajevic, Jen Braun

Darts & Laurels Illustrations
Asaf Hanuka


Board of Overseers
Neil Barsky (chairman), Stephen Adler, Emily Bell, Nathan S. Collier, Sheila Coronel, Howard W. French, Wade Greene, Alex Jutkowitz, Joan Konner, Eric Lax, Kenneth Lerer, Steven Lipin, Craig Newmark, Michael Oreskes, John Paton, Josh Reibel, Randall Rothenberg, Michael Schudson, Richard Snyder, Laurel Touby


Major Funders
Major funders for CJR and CJR.org include non-faculty members of the Board of Overseers and the Maria Moors Cabot Fund, The Commonwealth Fund, The Harnisch Foundation, Kingsford Capital Management, Peter Lowy, Martin & Brown Foundation, Omidyar Network, Open Society Foundations, The Saul and Janice Poliak Center for the Study of First Amendment Issues, Rockefeller Family & Associates, M & T Weiner Foundation, The Robert R. McCormick Foundation, and The Schumann Foundation, as well as CJR’s Leadership Council, including James H. Ottaway Jr. and R. Ted Weschler

Columbia Journalism Review (USPS 0804-780) (ISSN 0010-194X) is published bimonthly.

Apple can’t hide from a 20-year-old reporter - The University of Michigan student gets behind the tech titan’s newest products

Al Jazeera America struggles to get off the margins - A quality-first strategy faces huge hurdles

Finding James Foley - This 2013 story takes a look at GlobalPost’s search for the photojournalist

Gannett cribs from Advance Publications playbook for struggling newspapers - Staff compete for fewer jobs; ‘readers become the assignment editor’

Cop corruption probe sparks newspaper feud - A spiked story is at the center of a bitter fight between Philadelphia’s two dailies


The impact of watching executions (PSmag)

“[E]xecutions, even for people who support capital punishment, and even when the criminals being put to death evoke little personal sympathy because of the nature of their crimes, take a toll on witnesses”

Times of India demands employee social media passwords (Quartz)

The company will possess log-in information and will be free to post any material to the account without journalists’ knowledge

Reconnecting with a story source, 17 years later (Hartford Courant)

“People who say reporters exploit people? You are right, we do. We parachute into people’s lives, sidle up, convince them that we care — and then disengage when the story is over. But that doesn’t mean we don’t connect, in a genuine way.”

The McDonald’s in Ferguson (LAT)

“Lately, the restaurant has taken on the appearance of a battered frontier outpost”

Bloggingheads

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

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