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By Megan Garber Nov 18, 2008 at 04:22 PM
There's an old saying out there that journalism is a craft and not a science. And if that's actually the... More
By Megan Garber Nov 14, 2008 at 05:13 PM
Hillary Clinton: Soon to be Madame Secretary? The speculation--following Andrea Mitchell's breaking of the Obama's-considering-Clinton news yesterday--has been rampant. The... More
By Megan Garber Nov 14, 2008 at 12:58 PM
Joe the Plumber's latest small business? Apparently: himself. JTP's deeply researched, carefully edited, thoughtful, and not at all hastily-put-together-to-capitalize-on-his-media-celebrity-before-it-expires treatise... More
By Megan Garber Nov 14, 2008 at 10:19 AM
Okay, so thanks to Pew, we know that only 23 percent of Americans plan to keep their hot-ticket November 5... More
By Megan Garber Nov 14, 2008 at 08:17 AM
Bill O'Reilly guested on The Daily Show last night. And the Clash of the Talking Titans--two guys who consider themselves... More
By Megan Garber Nov 14, 2008 at 08:10 AM
Every once in a while, there emerges a news story that finds itself in the awkward and unenviable position of... More
By Megan Garber Nov 11, 2008 at 12:01 PM
Nate Silver is the founder of FiveThirtyEight.com, which predicted the presidential election's popular vote outcome to within tenths of a... More
Barack Obama Collects Comic Books! And 50 Other Things You Might Not Know About the President-Elect!
By Megan Garber Nov 10, 2008 at 03:03 PM
The U.K. Telegraph compiles the "Fifty things you might not know about Barack Obama." The list includes such tidibits as:... More
Who cares if it’s true? - Modern-day newsrooms reconsider their values
What Is Russia Today? - The Kremlin’s propaganda outlet has an identity crisis
And from the left…Fox News - There’s more to Fox News’ strategy of hiring liberals than creating a public boxing match
Why Skype isn’t safe for journalists - Here are some alternatives for secure voice calls to use instead
Placing a bet on USA Today - Gannett has long felt the television model could translate into print. Now it’s using its flagship paper to double down on that idea.
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“I think there’s an awful lot of short opinion around, and it’s quite nice to find an argument in a piece that isn’t just stated”
The politicizing of 9/11 wreckage
“Our research found that black boys can be seen as responsible for their actions at an age when white boys still benefit from the assumption that children are essentially innocent”
Can you tell the between content created by a software program and news written by a flesh-and-blood journalist?
“Is it going to be hard in two years when you are no longer President and people stop letting you win at basketball?”
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.