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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 and Publisher
Elizabeth Spayd

Deputy Editor in Chief
Brent Cunningham

Associate Editor/Production Editor
Christie Chisholm

Web Editor
Kira Goldenberg

Associate Editors
Liz Cox Barrett, Greg Marx

Social Media Editor
Sarah Grieco

Senior Writers
Ryan Chittum, Alexis Sobel Fitts, Michael Meyer

Delacorte Fellows
Chris Ip, Lene Bech Sillesen, David Uberti

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

Interns
Christopher Massie


General Manager
Dennis Giza

Business Development
Christopher Wiss

Business Manager
Marietta Bell

Circulation
Collins Circulation Group: Paula Collins


Editorial and 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, Richard Elden, Howard W. French, Wade Greene, Alex Jutkowitz, Joan Konner, Eric Lax, Kenneth Lerer, Steven Lipin, Craig Newmark, Michael Oreskes, John Paton, Josh Reibel, Alice Rogoff, Randall Rothenberg, Michael Schudson, 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, Democracy Fund, Inc., 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, New York Community Trust, The Tow Foundation, James H. Ottaway Jr., Dave and Kathy Scially, and R. Ted Weschler

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

Stop using ‘Brooklyn’ to mean hipster neighborhoods - Elite-oriented outlets typically only cover the borough’s most affluent, Manhattan-adjacent neighborhoods

The Reporters Committee is about to start suing people to help journalists - Katie Townsend joins the organization as its first litigation director

How a Nebraska newspaper kicked off a major prison sentencing scandal - The Omaha World-Herald found that hundreds of inmates were being released early

On media freedom, United Nations plays by its own rules - Months of international crises raises the stakes for reporting on the UN, but investigative journalists remain without a right to information

Keep calm and write a headline worth reading - Ease up on the exaggerations because someday you may need those explosive adjectives when a truly big story lands


Adviser of high school paper that refused to use ‘Redskins’ suspended (Student Press Law Center)

“Amid a months-long battle with administrators for editorial control … the Playwickian’s faculty adviser was suspended for two days this week”

Apple’s ‘warrant canary’ disappears (GigaOm)

Apple included language in its first Transparency Report to say that it had not been subject to a Section 215 Patriot Act request. That language is now gone.

Trend Piece (New Yorker)

Buzzword, buzzword, buzzword. Isn’t the buzzword on your mind now? Perhaps it is on other people’s minds? Read on or you’ll be clueless, dated, and without any friends in the world. Buzzword again!

This Is How Joanna Coles Changed Cosmo (Refinery29)

The British reporter-turned-editor has made good on her promises to bring politics to the magazine, win some very big-deal journalism awards, and secure the most interesting exclusive interviews

Bloggingheads

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

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