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

Steve Coll

Victor Navasky

Editor in Chief and Publisher
Elizabeth Spayd

Deputy Editor in Chief
Brent Cunningham

Associate Editor/Production Editor
Christie Chisholm

Associate Editors
Kira Goldenberg, Sang Ngo

Staff Writers
Liz Cox Barrett, Ryan Chittum (deputy editor, The Audit), Greg Marx, Michael Meyer, Felix Salmon (The Audit), Dean Starkman

Assistant Editors
Alexis Sobel Fitts, Edirin Oputu

West Coast Editor
Tom Goldstein

Contributing Editors
Ben Adler, James Boylan, Curtis Brainard, Julia M. Klein, Charles Lewis, Trudy Lieberman, Robert Love, Michael Massing, Judith Matloff, Douglas McCollam, Justin Peters, Alissa Quart, Cristine Russell, Michael Shapiro, Scott Sherman, Clay Shirky

Cecilia D’Anastasio, Noah Hurowitz, Naomi Sharp

General Manager
Dennis Giza

Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships
David Kellogg

Business Manager
Marietta Bell

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, Jennifer Braun

Desk Illustrations
Peter and Maria Hoey

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

Major Funders
Major funders for CJR and include non-faculty members of the Board of Overseers, Maria Moors Cabot Fund, Citigroup, The Commonwealth Fund, Peter Lowy, Omidyar Network, The Saul and Janice Poliak Center for the Study of First Amendment Issues, Rockefeller Family Fund, M & T Weiner 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.

16 women whose digital startups deserve Vox-level plaudits - A look at the media entrepreneurs who aren’t grabbing headlines

Why was ‘Dasani’ shut out of the Pulitzers? - 5 problems with The New York Times’ ambitious, influential series on the life of one homeless Brooklyn girl

The AP downplays its Obamacare scoop - Repeal on deductible caps marks another step in The Great Cost Shift

The enduring pull of mag covers - Why do magazine cover images still hold so much cultural power in this decline-of-print era?

Michael Wolff’s digital media bloopers - The Newser founder trolls (other) digital-news companies

The shirt on your back

How did the clothes you’re wearing get to you? We trace the human cost of the Bangladeshi garment industry in video, words and pictures

Anxious royalist

Fantastic letter in The Times

Coming out as a porn star

How do you tell your family and friends?

The truth about Google X

A look behind the secretive lab’s closed doors

New Jersey’s good government

Despite the bridge scandal, Chris Christie’s state is relatively transparent and accountable. CJR’s Greg Marx talks to Gordon Witkin

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