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By Curtis Brainard Jul 16, 2007 at 09:09 AM
Two weeks ago, The New York Times Magazine ran a cover story called "The Amateur Hour" about how "America's basement... More
By Curtis Brainard Jul 6, 2007 at 12:11 PM
Forget France, the U.K., Germany, and Italy. They may be G8 members, but Sweden is the country out to make... More
By Curtis Brainard May 21, 2007 at 08:39 AM
If you make it green, people will buy. Or so goes the current marketing philosophy. Today’s news pages are filled... More
By Curtis Brainard May 7, 2007 at 03:32 PM
The folks at The Nation offer readers an intriguing new punch-counterpunch this month. The current online issue includes a short... More
By Curtis Brainard May 2, 2007 at 12:30 PM
It’s been a little over a week since mayor Mike Bloomberg unveiled his twenty-five-year plan for climate change and... More
By Curtis Brainard Apr 24, 2007 at 10:30 AM
Sunday was Earth Day, sort of like the environmental movement's Fourth of July. The event got a lot of attention... More
Green news has grown into a print jungle that — sometimes unique and probing, sometimes more fad than fact — can be difficult to navigate.
By Curtis Brainard Apr 16, 2007 at 02:50 PM
Green is the new black. It's the new red, the new white; it is the new red, white, and blue.... More
By Curtis Brainard Apr 11, 2007 at 04:24 PM
A global warming debate yesterday at New York University between Senator John Kerry, a Democrat, and former congressman Newt Gingrich,... 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
“Momentarily forgetting I was pregnant, I jockeyed for a position close enough to capture the initial moments of euphoria, hurling myself into the mix of hundreds of frenzied relatives. As the weight of men started to close in on me, I realized how vulnerable I was and started to panic.”
“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.
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