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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
‘See you on the other side’ - Meet Jessica Lum, a terminally ill 25-year-old who chose to spend what little time she had practicing journalism
#Realtalk: This is the best moment to be in journalism - The old stuff isn’t coming back, but that’s okay
Streams of consciousness - Millennials expect a steady diet of quick-hit, social-media-mediated bits and bytes. What does that mean for journalism?
Sticking with the truth - How ‘balanced’ coverage helped sustain the bogus claim that childhood vaccines can cause autism
An ink-stained stretch - Can Aaron Kushner save the Orange County Register—and the newspaper industry?
Inside Google’s secret lab
We might deplore the practice, but posting pictures of our food online is a way to bring everyone to the table
“Every time the restaurant switched up its format, it got plenty of accompanying media coverage that let judges know they needed to return to see what was going on”
David Foster Wallace’s 2005 Kenyon commencement speech as a short film
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.