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By Brent Cunningham Aug 6, 2007 at 01:23 PM
Alastair Campbell, in his apologia for Rupert Murdoch yesterday in The New York Times’s op-ed pages, uses the phrase “intellectually... More
By Brent Cunningham Nov 20, 2006 at 10:18 AM
Nick Kristof is frustrated. One need only read his column (warning: TimesSelect) in yesterday's New York Times to know that.... More
Given all the airtime devoted to the elections last night, you knew that the talking heads would sprinkle some gems among their punditry.
By Brent Cunningham Nov 8, 2006 at 01:55 PM
It ain't easy filling all that airtime on election night. And if, by and large, our broadcast brethren avoided major... More
As the role of the press continues to be hotly debated, one thing remains clear: it has never been just a passive observer.
By Brent Cunningham Oct 9, 2006 at 12:04 PM
During a recent segment of WNYC's "On The Media," Ethan Bronner, the New York Times's deputy foreign editor, said this... More
Today’s front-page stories concerning the Bush administration’s saber rattling over Iran raises the question: Is the press going to repeat the mistakes of 2002?
By Brent Cunningham Aug 24, 2006 at 03:21 PM
As today's page-one stories in both the New York Times and the Washington Post make clear, the Bush administration has... More
How Forbes got to $475 million - That’s what a Hong Kong investor has agreed to pay for a firm that two years ago had trouble paying its rent
Are female journalists up to the job of a Jill Abramson interview? - Reporters avoid unflattering discussion about her firing
How to check if that viral video is true - Journalists don’t always verify user-generated content, so readers need to learn how to verify what they see online
The Grand Dame of Florida reporting has retired twice, but she’s still causing trouble - A conversation with the Tampa Bay Times’ Lucy Morgan
Brick by brick - After years of shrinking ambition at The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos has the paper thinking global domination
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“Here’s how not to suck at it: Don’t write like an entertainment reporter”
“[R]ather than immediately launching a large collection of digital ‘magazines’ based on strong, expert journalists with their own followings, as we imagined earlier, we’ll begin by building out the two we’ve started and then explore adding new ones as we learn”
“Almost every officially sanctioned exchange between reporters and the proverbial ‘senior administration officials’ is conducted in the presence of a press staffer”
“TMZ’s real engine — what defines its mission, what legitimizes it and sets it apart — is a unique and controversial mix of scandal mongering and investigative journalism”
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.