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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
Virginian-Pilot journalists: Corporate management pressure is stifling coverage - “Lovers of journalism in this newsroom are pissed. It’s bad.”
Paper files public records request—and city’s response is a lawsuit - Local officials argue Montana courts should strike balance between privacy and disclosure
BBC Pop-Up reports from small town America - A small team is traveling across the United States for six months in hopes of finding underreported local stories
What game design can do for journalism - Three newly selected fellows at American University talk about the medium’s future
Timeline, an app based on ‘the history of…’ - But chronology doesn’t reveal everything
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“It should be made clear, in law, that the tasks security reseachers do to make the net more secure and journalists do to understand and contextualize the truth for the public are not crimes”
People have become less trusting of major institutions, according to the annual Edelman Trust Barometer. And large majorities doubt that businesses want to make the world a better place.
Public editor Margaret Sullivan on why the paper should have published the images.
“I feel the need to offer my perspective as someone who is not a teenager but who has thought about these issues extensively for years.”
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.
Hey millionaire tech bros: Have patience with the editorial process – Chris Hughes probably wanted to enable great journalism at first. Then the dust settled and before you know it, he’s shaking everything up again