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By Liz Cox Barrett Aug 5, 2010 at 10:45 AM
The New York Times reports today on "Haitian-American hip-hop artist" Wyclef Jean's plans to run for president of Haiti: Revealingly,... More
By Liz Cox Barrett Aug 5, 2010 at 10:33 AM
On Monday, statewide candidates in California, including gubernatorial candidates Meg Whitman (R) and Jerry Brown (D), filed campaign finance disclosure... More
By Liz Cox Barrett Jul 29, 2010 at 11:44 AM
There's the "Civics Class Version" of “How Laws Are Created," in which, in brief, a legislator has an idea for... More
By Liz Cox Barrett Jul 26, 2010 at 01:48 PM
Once you’ve finished reading the 90,000-plus mostly classified Afghanistan-related U.S. military documents brought to you by WikiLeaks, you can read... More
Brick by brick - After years of shrinking ambition at The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos has the paper thinking global domination
Gawker’s so-far successful experiment in making office chats public - Are group chat rooms a waste of time or essential to running a modern newsroom?
A new course in video games journalism - As an art form grows up, can the critics keep pace?
On the NSA, a White House credibility problem - The AP report on the destruction of The Guardian’s hard drives is just the latest evidence that reporters can’t trust the Obama administration on spying claims
Long all-volunteer, Guernica Mag looks toward paying its contributors - The 10-year-old online mag hired its first full-time employee and is launching a second Kickstarter
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“Make yourself indispensable. Dispel any rumors, however quiet, that you are just there for a ‘quota’”
Nate Silver drills into the numbers
“A single page in a glossy magazine could be discounted by more than half its open rate and still get an effective CPM of about $70. Online display ad CPMs average under $3”
With the relaunch comes the archive
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.