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By Megan McGinley Nov 21, 2008 at 04:31 PM
The Associated Press has lifted its week-old ban on using military-issued photographs after the Pentagon “assured the news cooperative that... More
By Megan McGinley Oct 30, 2008 at 03:32 PM
The McCain campaign’s latest attempt to portray the press as liberal puppets of Barack Obama—by painting the Los Angeles Times’s... More
By Megan McGinley Oct 29, 2008 at 10:54 AM
As E-Day creeps closer, the political press seems to be a bit confused as to how to handle these last... More
Spokesman-Review AME on why she quit, and why people will eventually pay good money to read newspapers
By Megan McGinley Oct 6, 2008 at 10:29 AM
Last Thursday, Steven A. Smith resigned as editor of The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, after he was ordered by his... 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.