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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, Dave Scially, 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.

Virginian-Pilot journalists: Corporate management pressure is stifling coverage - “Lovers of journalism in this newsroom are pissed. It’s bad.”

Paper files public records request—and city’s response is a lawsuit - Local officials argue Montana courts should strike balance between privacy and disclosure

BBC Pop-Up reports from small town America - A small team is traveling across the United States for six months in hopes of finding underreported local stories

What game design can do for journalism - Three newly selected fellows at American University talk about the medium’s future

Timeline, an app based on ‘the history of…’ - But chronology doesn’t reveal everything


Photojournalism while pregnant (NYT Mag)

“Momentarily forgetting I was pregnant, I jockeyed for a position close enough to capture the initial moments of euphoria, hurling myself into the mix of hundreds of frenzied relatives. As the weight of men started to close in on me, I realized how vulnerable I was and started to panic.”

We should all step back from security journalism (Medium)

“It should be made clear, in law, that the tasks security reseachers do to make the net more secure and journalists do to understand and contextualize the truth for the public are not crimes”

Trust In Business And Media Is Declining, But People Have Faith In Search Engines (Buzzfeed)

People have become less trusting of major institutions, according to the annual Edelman Trust Barometer. And large majorities doubt that businesses want to make the world a better place.

With New Charlie Hebdo Cover, News Value Should Have Prevailed (NYT)

Public editor Margaret Sullivan on why the paper should have published the images.

Bloggingheads

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

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