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By Greg Marx Dec 1, 2009 at 10:42 AM
With the world waiting for President Obama to announce his new plan for Afghanistan tonight, the AP offered a dispatch... More
By Greg Marx Nov 24, 2009 at 04:45 PM
A brutal episode in the Philippines has put violence against journalists in headlines across the world. According to press reports,... More
By Greg Marx Nov 23, 2009 at 03:42 PM
What does Blanche Lincoln want, and why does she want it? The question is, at the moment, more consequential than... More
By Greg Marx Nov 20, 2009 at 11:44 AM
In Politico today, Ken Vogel has a very interesting and worthwhile article about the emerging internal conflicts—both philosophical and personal—within... More
By Greg Marx Nov 20, 2009 at 08:00 AM
I think half the news sites I read have lately been running a highly irritating ad for The Economist, which... More
By Greg Marx Nov 19, 2009 at 04:52 PM
As media narratives go, this whole “Barack Obama is a popular individual and a gifted speaker with a compelling personal... More
By Greg Marx Nov 17, 2009 at 08:00 AM
Robert Pear’s excellent story in Sunday’s New York Times, about how lobbyists framed the health care debate in Congress, probably... More
Disappointing Deadspin - It broke the Manti Te’o story, but then stopped reporting and resumed trashing
Fox News not outraged by retailers’ War on Thanksgiving - As giant stores commercialize the last holdout, Bill O’Reilly & Co. shrug
A bogus NY Post piece sets off a frenzy - Serious problems with column alleging Census rigged unemployment for Obama
GoldieBlox picks an unfair fight with the Beastie Boys - A dismal press performance on a clear case of aggressive copyright infringement
BuzzFeed’s all-positive books section - It doesn’t make sense to pledge positivity if your aim is to provide readers with critics’ takes on new books. It makes more sense if your aim is to cultivate a thriving community.
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
The 184-year-old Rhode Island newspaper is the oldest major daily paper in the country
Pro-tip: “avoid critiquing writing with terms that could reasonably be used to describe a penis”
And why we changed the way we work
How should I propose?
Timelapse of a photo-realistic painting of the actor being done on an iPad
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.
BuzzFeed’s all-positive books section – It doesn’t make sense to pledge positivity if your aim is to provide readers with critics’ takes on new books. It makes more sense if your aim is to cultivate a thriving community.