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CAIRO - The Arab news network has delayed the launch of its English-language offshoot, amidst concern among staffers that it might harm the reputation of its Arabic parent.
By Lawrence Pintak Apr 27, 2006 at 10:00 AM
CAIRO - Those new monitors they're installing in Washington briefing rooms will remain dark for a little while longer: Al-Jazeera... More
DOHA, QATAR - At an international media conference, the controversy over cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed drives home the different approaches of Western and Arab journalism today.
By Lawrence Pintak Feb 3, 2006 at 02:43 PM
DOHA, QATAR - It is a row that gives new meaning to the phrase, "publish and be damned." The convulsion... More
In the explosion that killed An Nahar publisher Gebran Tueni in Beirut Monday could be heard the echoes of a new battle being waged over the media in the Middle East.
By Lawrence Pintak Dec 14, 2005 at 11:15 AM
CAIRO -- In the explosion that killed An Nahar publisher Gebran Tueni in Beirut Monday could be heard the echoes... More
The ethics of The Guardian’s Whisper bombshell - It would have been a journalistic lapse not to have told readers
Gawker: The internet bully - Nick Denton’s media empire is an intellectual online fraternity that invites people to their parties only to make them buy the booze
The Washington Post short-sells a reporter’s integrity - Steven Pearlstein smears TheStreet’s Adam Feuerstein for criticizing a biotech firm
Former Sun-Times staffers react to top reporter’s resignation - “Whereas we don’t have all the answers, we have way too many questions about what happened here”
Stop trolling your readers - We know you’re only doing it for clicks
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
The answer is complicated
An American journalist on his two-year kidnapping in Syria
“‘We are outraged that the FBI, with the apparent assistance of the US Attorney’s Office, misappropriated the name of The Seattle Times to secretly install spyware on the computer of a crime suspect,’ said Seattle Times Editor Kathy Best”
“Bring gloves to give nurses you meet at clinics, even if you’re there for a story. Get small change to give to the kids who have been out of school for months and are selling ground nuts for pitiful sums on the side of road. Hell, give them candy. Violate all the principles of ostensibly good aid stewardship, because the good stewardship of the developed world didn’t get help here in time, and now everyone is dying around you.”
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.