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By James Marcus May 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM
There is nothing quite so liberating for a journalist as failing to carry out an assignment. I'm not talking... More
By James Marcus Apr 29, 2009 at 10:10 AM
Evan Wright won himself a mass audience with Generation Kill (2004), which expanded on the Iraqi reportage he had done... More
By James Marcus Mar 18, 2009 at 11:37 AM
With its eye-popping graphics and teen-friendly vibe, MySpace was hardly the first site to capitalize on the Web's potential for... More
By James Marcus Jan 21, 2009 at 09:00 AM
Sly, snotty, and often irresistible, snark has been flourishing in the petri dish of the American media for decades now.... More
By James Marcus Jun 3, 2008 at 01:10 PM
Although Scott McClellan is hardly the first Bush Administration insider to write a book about his travails, What Happened: Inside... More
#Realtalk: This isn’t another ‘golden age’ for print - But it is one for media
Social media in smaller markets - How three social media managers deal with smaller markets and more local coverage.
A rally for laid-off Sun-Times photogs - A protest Thursday morning drew about 150 picketers to the newspaper’s headquarters
Reporting, or illegal hacking - Scripps reporters are accused of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Exchange Watch: California Dreaming - Low healthcare premiums on the West Coast were trumpeted as a big, good-news Obamacare story. But: “Compared to what?”
The disappearance of ‘Sports of the Times’
“Millennials need organ transplants that fit easily into their always-connected lifestyles”
A conversation about the dark art of driving the conversation
The Ecuadorean embassy’s celebrity refugee is used to living in what Assange likens to a space station as he battles extradition
On the eve of two related SCOTUS decisions, how should journalists be covering the issue?
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.