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By David Simon May 25, 2012 at 11:09 AM
It's grievous what is happening to regional newspapers, especially. But the whole industry will continue to collapse until everyone swallows... More
Most readers won’t pay for news, but if we move quickly, maybe enough of them will. One man’s bold blueprint.
By David Simon Jul 21, 2009 at 08:00 AM
To all of the bystanders reading this, pardon us. The true audience for this essay narrows necessarily to a pair... 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.