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Arthur Sulzberger Jr. is racing to transform the embattled New York Times for the digital age. Is he up to the job?
By Douglas McCollam Jul 15, 2008 at 09:00 AM
Corporate annual meetings are generally drowsy affairs—a pep talk by management, some PowerPoint graphics, a little predetermined voting, all topped... More
By Douglas McCollam Mar 18, 2008 at 09:00 AM
The temple housing Nelson Poynter’s holy relics of journalism is located outside of downtown St. Petersburg, on a sunny chunk... More
By Douglas McCollam Jun 12, 2007 at 08:30 AM
Annals of the Former World By John McPhee Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998 I first encountered the writer John McPhee... More
By Douglas McCollam Jan 1, 2007 at 08:30 AM
It was just before 3 p.m. on a Sunday afternoon last November when a contingent of police gathered outside the... More
When Truman Capote set out to profile Marlon Brando for The New Yorker in 1957, he knew just how to set his traps
By Douglas McCollam Nov 1, 2012 at 12:00 AM
One morning in January, 1957, Josh Logan, the veteran Broadway producer and Hollywood director, came down from his room into... More
By Douglas McCollam Jul 1, 2010 at 01:01 PM
In the spring of 2006, about seven months after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and a swath of the Gulf... More
By Douglas McCollam Jul 17, 2009 at 04:13 PM
It was the birds that tipped him off. Two days before Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, while the storm was... 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
Has the identity of the crypto-currency’s inventor been revealed?
In one generation, the most popular show on broadcast has gone from targeting peak earners to targeting the average age of retirement
Lighthearted games are more popular than news articles
“Two-thirds of the op-ed columnists at America’s major newspapers are worthless”
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.