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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
Stop using ‘Brooklyn’ to mean hipster neighborhoods - Elite-oriented outlets typically only cover the borough’s most affluent, Manhattan-adjacent neighborhoods
The Reporters Committee is about to start suing people to help journalists - Katie Townsend joins the organization as its first litigation director
How a Nebraska newspaper kicked off a major prison sentencing scandal - The Omaha World-Herald found that hundreds of inmates were being released early
On media freedom, United Nations plays by its own rules - Months of international crises raises the stakes for reporting on the UN, but investigative journalists remain without a right to information
Keep calm and write a headline worth reading - Ease up on the exaggerations because someday you may need those explosive adjectives when a truly big story lands
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“[i]n the wake of the recent scandals, women have been driving the story, providing a perspective that their male counterparts simply cannot”
“Amid a months-long battle with administrators for editorial control … the Playwickian’s faculty adviser was suspended for two days this week”
Apple included language in its first Transparency Report to say that it had not been subject to a Section 215 Patriot Act request. That language is now gone.
Buzzword, buzzword, buzzword. Isn’t the buzzword on your mind now? Perhaps it is on other people’s minds? Read on or you’ll be clueless, dated, and without any friends in the world. Buzzword again!
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.