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By Holly Yeager Jun 28, 2010 at 03:43 PM
“Austerians” has started popping up all over, and Barry Ritholtz does a nice job of tracking the origin of the... More
By Holly Yeager Jun 22, 2010 at 01:59 PM
The reaction to Rolling Stone’s profile of Gen. Stanley McChrystal has been fast and furious. But while we wonder what’s... More
By Holly Yeager Jun 18, 2010 at 02:35 PM
Politico has some great reporting on the Democrats’ backroom maneuvering to pass the Disclose Act, which would increase disclosure requirements... More
By Holly Yeager Jun 17, 2010 at 05:23 PM
The Washington Post picks a good moment to profile Scott Rasmussen, the pollster who’s hitting the big-time, even if the... More
By Holly Yeager Jun 15, 2010 at 04:04 PM
The Hill did good work breaking the news that a House ethics office “is demanding fundraising information from lobbyists on... More
By Holly Yeager Jun 8, 2010 at 02:11 PM
Our comrades-in-criticism at the American Journalism Review are out with an important piece about the alarming decline of watchdog reporting... More
Audit D.C. Notes: Who’s Unemployed, What’s Obama Saying, Where’s Washingtonpost.com’s Congress News?
By Holly Yeager Jun 3, 2010 at 04:30 PM
The long-term unemployment scene just keeps getting worse, and The Wall Street Journal is good to highlight the problem: The... 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