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By Dean Starkman Feb 5, 2010 at 06:28 PM
--David Wessel, the WSJ's economics editor, displayed admirable candor to a roomful of his financial press colleagues, I thought, in... More
By Dean Starkman Feb 3, 2010 at 06:03 PM
--Pay-to-play is a scourge of local and state government, and the Journal does a good job ferreting it out this... More
By Dean Starkman Feb 2, 2010 at 07:02 PM
--Talking Points Memo had a nice catch of Reuters pulling a story headlined "Backdoor taxes to hit middle class" after... More
By Dean Starkman Feb 1, 2010 at 06:24 PM
--NYTPicker, an anonymous site devoting to giving the Times a hard time, has an interesting item that says the paper... More
By Dean Starkman Feb 1, 2010 at 01:24 PM
On page 350 of Too Big To Fail, Andrew Ross Sorkin reports on how Hank Paulson reacted that fateful Sunday,... More
By Dean Starkman Feb 1, 2010 at 10:49 AM
The anachronism that is state-based insurance regulation has basically gotten a pass in the financial crisis—what with all the problems... More
By Dean Starkman Nov 30, 2009 at 02:53 PM
Q: Tell me how your cops background plays into what you’re doing now. A: You end up with a big... 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?
How much of Rosen’s trouble is of his own making?
Cat Fall: A modern tragedy
Max Fisher and the problem with foreign-affairs blogging
“I hope my nudity doesn’t bother you. We’re completely committed to openness here”
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.