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Millennials expect a steady diet of quick-hit, social-media-mediated bits and bytes. What does that mean for journalism?
By Ben Adler May 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM
My first encounters with journalism were the same as most American males: through the sports pages. Sometime in middle... More
By Ben Adler Jul 31, 2012 at 11:05 AM
In 2009, an editor for a new website called The Faster Times, which sought to be “an edgier Huffington Post,”... More
Talk radio and Fox News bully the GOP candidates into line—and, in the process, offer a narrow vision of conservatism
By Ben Adler Feb 15, 2012 at 01:16 PM
When Mitt Romney was asked at a New Hampshire town hall in June 2011 about climate change, he probably did... More
By Ben Adler May 12, 2011 at 03:23 PM
In the domestic Cold War a reporting gap has developed: a number of left-leaning web sites such as The Huffington... More
By Ben Adler May 18, 2009 at 08:00 AM
Electoral defeat tends to spawn bouts of ideological tinkering—when the Democrats lost the presidential election in 2004, a clutch of... More
‘See you on the other side’ - Meet Jessica Lum, a terminally ill 25-year-old who chose to spend what little time she had practicing journalism
#Realtalk: This is the best moment to be in journalism - The old stuff isn’t coming back, but that’s okay
Streams of consciousness - Millennials expect a steady diet of quick-hit, social-media-mediated bits and bytes. What does that mean for journalism?
Sticking with the truth - How ‘balanced’ coverage helped sustain the bogus claim that childhood vaccines can cause autism
An ink-stained stretch - Can Aaron Kushner save the Orange County Register—and the newspaper industry?
Inside Google’s secret lab
We might deplore the practice, but posting pictures of our food online is a way to bring everyone to the table
“Every time the restaurant switched up its format, it got plenty of accompanying media coverage that let judges know they needed to return to see what was going on”
David Foster Wallace’s 2005 Kenyon commencement speech as a short film
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.