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Initially there were only a few viral hoaxes. Now, with the immense popularity of social media, they are happening almost daily.
By Alicia Shepard Dec 13, 2013 at 06:50 AM
You know how it goes. You are on Twitter. You see something outrageous. You click on the link. Really, they... More
By Alicia Shepard Oct 28, 2013 at 03:05 PM
Many journalists are outraged the AP would fire its longtime Virginia capitol reporter over one serious mistake that was retracted... More
A publisher is fighting his siblings over ending a joint operating agreement with the city’s other paper
By Alicia Shepard Oct 28, 2013 at 06:50 AM
The Las Vegas chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists held a contentious panel mid-month to examine the latest flap... More
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
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
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
Fantastic letter in The Times
How do you tell your family and friends?
A look behind the secretive lab’s closed doors
Despite the bridge scandal, Chris Christie’s state is relatively transparent and accountable. CJR’s Greg Marx talks to Gordon Witkin
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.