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The WSJ and NYT underplay Greenspan role as “behind-the-scenes advocate” for invading Iraq. Woodward and Post get it right.
By Dean Starkman Sep 17, 2007 at 10:21 AM
In the second-to-last paragraph of a story on page A3 Monday, The Wall Street Journal says Alan Greenspan was "himself... More
Bloomberg Markets’s latest cover story and a Times piece perform a valuable service; Forbes and WSJ editorialists blow key Katrina fact
By Dean Starkman Sep 12, 2007 at 12:05 PM
When applying for a grant last year from George Soros's Open Society Institute to report on the insurance industry's response... More
By Dean Starkman Sep 4, 2007 at 11:56 AM
The New York Post's well-sourced Keith J. Kelly published a good item last week saying that a book idea floated... More
By Dean Starkman Aug 21, 2007 at 04:58 PM
The business press can always be counted on to explain in authoritative detail why we just lost a trillion dollars.... More
The WSJ editorial page launches baseless attacks on its competitors’ motives—it will fit right in at News Corp.
By Dean Starkman Aug 13, 2007 at 10:45 AM
And so Dow Jones & Co., once the proud lion of financial news, goes down instead like a jackrabbit shot... More
By Dean Starkman Jul 19, 2007 at 11:38 AM
It's on the Bancrofts now. That hard-bargaining Dow Jones & Co. board has agreed to sell the Bancroft's patrimony for... More
By Dean Starkman Jul 13, 2007 at 10:30 AM
Kudos and a smart salute to Sarah Rubenstein and the WSJ for a tough and intelligent story on Big Pharma... More
The Times lets unnamed “senior editors” and a “person close to Dow Jones management” nudge the Murdoch sale along
By Dean Starkman Jul 10, 2007 at 11:23 AM
This New York Times piece from Monday says an unnamed person connected to Dow Jones management and unnamed senior editors... More
Former long time Dow Jones director and executive James Ottaway, whose family owns 6.2% of the company’s super-voting shares, opposes News Corp.’s bid for the company and urges the controlling family to do likewise.
By Dean Starkman Jul 9, 2007 at 10:45 AM
If Dow Jones & Co.'s board agrees to a sale to Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., as seems likely, the transaction... More
By Dean Starkman Jun 29, 2007 at 12:40 PM
The business press, I have to say, has done a terrific job vetting News Corp. and Rupert Murdoch as potential... More
The Times on Murdoch; The New Yorker on Murdoch; The WSJ on Murdoch and the Bear Stearns bailout;Lawrence Summers’s Op-Ed in the FT.
By Dean Starkman Jun 25, 2007 at 11:01 AM
Business-press readers get even more reasons to oppose a Dow Jones sale to News Corp. from The New Yorker's rundown... More
By Dean Starkman Jun 21, 2007 at 04:03 PM
You can't tell the players without a scorecard, and today The Audit will spell out where the economic interests of... More
Who cares if it’s true? - Modern-day newsrooms reconsider their values
What Is Russia Today? - The Kremlin’s propaganda outlet has an identity crisis
And from the left…Fox News - There’s more to Fox News’ strategy of hiring liberals than creating a public boxing match
Why Skype isn’t safe for journalists - Here are some alternatives for secure voice calls to use instead
Placing a bet on USA Today - Gannett has long felt the television model could translate into print. Now it’s using its flagship paper to double down on that idea.
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
Maybe everything when that name is “Satoshi Nakamoto”
Here’s what happens when the readers choose the frontpage story
The numbers on the Daily Mail don’t add up
Conservation group calls for donations of small knitted jumpers for birds who have been caught in oil spills
Stunning timelapse of Yosemite National Park
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.