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By Alicia Shepard Nov 6, 2014 at 07:15 AM
KABUL--The invitation for the second annual Afghan Social Media Summit in Kabul arrived with all the pertinent details except one--the... More
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Many journalists are outraged the AP would fire its longtime Virginia capitol reporter over one serious mistake that was retracted...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
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
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“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”
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.
Public editor Margaret Sullivan on why the paper should have published the images.
“I feel the need to offer my perspective as someone who is not a teenager but who has thought about these issues extensively for years.”
Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.
Hey millionaire tech bros: Have patience with the editorial process – Chris Hughes probably wanted to enable great journalism at first. Then the dust settled and before you know it, he’s shaking everything up again