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Press Releases

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CJR in the News

“The Medicare Feud Explained: Both Sides Would Cut But GOP More” Los Angeles Times, August 16
“CJR’s Required Skimming Lists” The Future Journalism Project, August 16
“Diane Sawyer’s ‘Hot’ Newscast” CNN, July 15
“The Fight Over Bain Capital” On the Media, July 13
“Media lessons from Scandinavia, where press self-regulation works” The Guardian, July 4
“The responsibility of finance reporters” Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Media Report, June 29
“Obama campaign outspending Romney’s for Denver TV ads” Westword, June 21
“What’s the future for newspapers?” Cleveland Public Radio’s The Sound of Ideas, June 21


Staff Experts

CJR staff can comment on critical issues and developing concerns in the worlds of reporting and news media. Below, click on an area of expertise for select staff bios and contact information. To arrange interviews, or for general inquiries, email media@cjr.org.

Politics & Policy
Financial News
Science
The Future of Media
Magazine

Politics & Policy

Liz Cox Barrett: Election reporting, campaign finance coverage
Barrett is a staff writer, and co-edits CJR’s United States Project. She began as an assistant editor for the magazine in 2002 and joined the staff of CJR’s Campaign Desk at its launch in 2004. Since then, she has reported on campaign coverage and campaign finance issues. (O): 212-854-8339 - lizcoxbarrett@gmail.com

Trudy Lieberman: Healthcare plans; health insurance; Medicare; Social Security; retirement income
Lieberman is a longtime contributing editor to the Columbia Journalism Review. She is the lead writer for The Second Opinion, CJR's healthcare desk, which is part of our United States Project on the coverage of politics and policy. The recipient of three Fulbright scholar awards, she also blogs for Health News Review. trudy.lieberman@gmail.com @Trudy_Lieberman

Greg Marx: Election reporting; coverage of Congress; polarization and partisanship; tax and budget policy
Marx is a staff writer, and co-edits CJR’s United States Project. He has worked for community news sites in New Jersey and covered national policy issues for Remapping Debate, a nonprofit startup news site. (O): 212-854-1883 - (M): 646-522-1031 - gam2128@columbia.edu @GregAMarx

The News Biz

Michael Meyer: Innovation, new media, the business of news
Meyer is a staff writer for CJR, where he runs the Guide to Online News Startups, CJR.org’s project chronicling digital news outlets. Media consultant James Breiner has called him “one of the few people paying close attention to business models of new digital media.” He’s also reported extensively on the newspaper industry. His feature documentary “Camera, Camera,” which told the story of Western tourists taking photographs in Laos, was an official selection of the Los Angeles Film Festival and the AFI/Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival in 2010. He co-edited the feature documentary “Luxury Liner,” which told the story of the first ascent of the Supercrack Buttress in Utah’s Indian Creek, a seminal moment in modern rock climbing. He holds an English degree from Colorado College and is a native of Farmington, New Mexico. (M) 505-506-3400 - meyer.cjr@gmail.com

The Future of Media

Michael Meyer: Innovation, new media, the business of news
Meyer is a staff writer for CJR, where he runs the Guide to Online News Startups, CJR.org’s project chronicling digital news outlets. Media consultant James Breiner has called him “one of the few people paying close attention to business models of new digital media.” He’s also reported extensively on the newspaper industry. His feature documentary “Camera, Camera,” which told the story of Western tourists taking photographs in Laos, was an official selection of the Los Angeles Film Festival and the AFI/Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival in 2010. He co-edited the feature documentary “Luxury Liner,” which told the story of the first ascent of the Supercrack Buttress in Utah’s Indian Creek, a seminal moment in modern rock climbing. He holds an English degree from Colorado College and is a native of Farmington, New Mexico. (M) 505-506-3400 - meyer.cjr@gmail.com

The Magazine

Dennis Giza: History of Columbia Journalism Review; nonprofit journalism management
Giza is acting publisher of CJR, where he oversees the business operations and finances for the publication and website. Giza joined CJR in 1984 as the magazine’s Business Office Assistant and was promoted to a variety of posts before being named to his current position in 2011. Prior to working for CJR, Giza worked at the American Arbitration Association where he was the Assistant Supervisor of the labor tribunal in the New York office. (O): 212-854-2718 -dfg2@columbia.edu

Victor Navasky: General journalism issues; magazine publishing
Navasky is CJR’s chairman. He has served as editor, publisher, and now publisher emeritus of The Nation, which he joined in 1978. He is also the George Delacorte Professor of Magazine Journalism at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, where he directs the Delacorte Center. In the 1970s, he served as an editor at The New York Times Magazine. His books include Naming Names, which won a National Book Award for nonfiction, and A Matter of Opinion, which won the George Polk Book Award. His next book, The Art of Making Magazines, will be published in September 2012 by Columbia University Press. (O): 212-854-5751 -vsn2@columbia.edu