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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
Q&A: An Apple critic with plenty to say - John Siracusa’s legendary - and lengthy - Apple reviews reach their 15th year
Why one editor won’t run any more op-eds by the Heritage Foundation’s top economist - A reply to Paul Krugman on state taxes and job growth made some incorrect claims
4 topics John Oliver explained more clearly than television news - The political satirist brings explainer comedy to HBO viewers
Michael Brown shooting and the crimes journalists choose as newsworthy - Examining why black suspects are covered at a greater proportion than they commit crimes
GOP-backed fake news sites target Dems in congressional races - - Unlike The Onion and other satire sites, the goal is to fool voters, not make them laugh
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
The departure of Katharine Weymouth ends eight decades of Graham family leadership
“[E]xecutions, even for people who support capital punishment, and even when the criminals being put to death evoke little personal sympathy because of the nature of their crimes, take a toll on witnesses”
The company will possess log-in information and will be free to post any material to the account without journalists’ knowledge
“People who say reporters exploit people? You are right, we do. We parachute into people’s lives, sidle up, convince them that we care — and then disengage when the story is over. But that doesn’t mean we don’t connect, in a genuine way.”
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.