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By Dean Starkman Feb 18, 2010 at 08:38 AM
In a piece on growing discontent on The Associated Press’s business desk, Gawker reported that the desk has a deal... More
Audit Notes: Koblin Continues on Kouwe; Old Reformers; A good, quick WSJ probe; Charlie Moves Over, etc.
By Dean Starkman Feb 17, 2010 at 06:40 PM
-John Koblin continues to turn in strong work for the Observer on the Times Bizday plagiarism story, this time with... More
By Dean Starkman Feb 16, 2010 at 07:16 PM
--John Koblin at the Observer broke an important story about apparent plagiarism involving Times business staffer Zachery Kouwes. A Times's... More
Audit Notes: Bloomberg on the Financial Protection Agency; FT’s Volcker Get; Norris Gets Almost There; Greece as Bear Stearns, etc.
By Dean Starkman Feb 12, 2010 at 06:30 PM
--Bloomberg does a good job tracking the dimming prospects of a consumer finance protection agency, yet another indication, as far... More
By Dean Starkman Feb 12, 2010 at 12:47 PM
Yesterday, I said Goldman had a minor but valid point in spokesman Lucas van Praag's unusual public response to last... More
By Dean Starkman Feb 11, 2010 at 11:20 AM
The NYT’s Sunday story on the AIG-Goldman collateral fight didn’t break any major news, but it certainly added some useful... More
By Dean Starkman Feb 9, 2010 at 11:35 AM
The Times continues the business-press tradition of hailing new regulators as saviors from the previous bad regulators. "S.E.C. Enforcers Focus... More
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
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