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Audit D.C. Notes: Salon Asks Where the Women Are; WaPo on the American Dream, Revised; AP on “Years of Protocol”
By Holly Yeager Apr 12, 2010 at 06:06 PM
Salon has a smart follow-up to a Politico piece we noted last week about a new generation of pundits. While... More
By Holly Yeager Apr 12, 2010 at 02:26 PM
There’s a new view taking hold in the commentariat: the U.S. economy is in much better shape, but the public—and... More
By Holly Yeager Apr 8, 2010 at 03:26 PM
Politico takes a look today at Robert Rubin, declaring him “decidedly out of favor in the nation’s capital.” There’s no... More
Audit D.C. Notes: Newsweek Lets Simpson Speak for Himself; American Banker Connects Politics and Policy, The Hill on the Obvious, Etc.
By Holly Yeager Apr 7, 2010 at 04:07 PM
The bipartisan commission on the national debt established by President Obama is set to start working in a few weeks,... More
Audit D.C. Notes: National Journal Uncovers Who Makes What on K Street; WaPo on What We Think About Homeownership, NYT on What to Expect, Etc.
By Holly Yeager Apr 6, 2010 at 04:02 PM
What do they make? It’s what everyone wants to know, especially when it comes to the small world of K... More
By Holly Yeager Apr 6, 2010 at 11:49 AM
The Daily Beast’s Lloyd Grove tries to declare the death of the White House press corps. And he makes a... More
Audit D.C. Notes: The FT Talks
Turkey Lamb in Greece; Bloomberg Flexes Its Bond Stuff; NYT on Overqualified and Employed
By Holly Yeager Mar 29, 2010 at 04:39 PM
There’s nothing better on a big, complicated story like the Greek debt crisis than heading out for a walk and... More
By Holly Yeager Mar 26, 2010 at 06:04 PM
Cash is king, and that’s a good thing, declares Newsweek in an assessment of the “drastic debt diet” the U.S.... More
By Holly Yeager Mar 25, 2010 at 03:27 PM
Ten days ago, the AP reported that Social Security “is projected to pay out more in benefits than it collects... More
By Holly Yeager Mar 24, 2010 at 06:17 PM
A lot of journalism is just asking the big, dumb question, and Michael Kinsley did a good job of that... More
Fox News not outraged by retailers’ War on Thanksgiving - As giant stores commercialize the last holdout, Bill O’Reilly & Co. shrug
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.
Disappointing Deadspin - It broke the Manti Te’o story, but then stopped reporting and resumed trashing
Healthcare in Great Britain vs. healthcare in the USA: part one - A conversation with Chris Smyth, health reporter for The Times of London
Asperger’s, pedophiles, and questionable motivations - A dart to the Daily Beast, for its ill-informed speculation on Adam Lanza’s psyche
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
Immune to Upworthy headlines yet?
‘Too good to check’ used to be a warning to newspaper editors not to jump on bullshit stories. Now it’s a business model
The two civil rights leaders were radicals—and they were right
Political lessons from a lifelong political activist
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.