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By Merrill Perlman Dec 15, 2008 at 04:51 PM
Everyone has language pet peeves: those little things people say that aren’t quite right, and that we can’t help but... More
By Merrill Perlman Dec 1, 2008 at 01:48 PM
Here’s hoping everyone ate only “healthy” foods at Thanksgiving. Many people, including those watching calories or wanting to be “healthy,”... More
By Merrill Perlman Nov 11, 2008 at 02:03 PM
Last week’s election was “historical.” It was also “historic.” As my predecessor Evan Jenkins explained here in 2004, “By hoary... More
By Merrill Perlman Oct 13, 2008 at 03:13 PM
Politics, especially in the few weeks before an election, is full of semantics, but this year seems particularly fraught. Take... More
By Merrill Perlman Sep 8, 2008 at 02:39 PM
The military trials planned for prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, have been referred to as occurring in “a star chamber”... More
#Realtalk: This isn’t another ‘golden age’ for print - But it is one for media
Social media in smaller markets - How three social media managers deal with smaller markets and more local coverage.
A rally for laid-off Sun-Times photogs - A protest Thursday morning drew about 150 picketers to the newspaper’s headquarters
Reporting, or illegal hacking - Scripps reporters are accused of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Exchange Watch: California Dreaming - Low healthcare premiums on the West Coast were trumpeted as a big, good-news Obamacare story. But: “Compared to what?”
The bold journalist died in a car accident in Los Angeles
On the journalistic value of being “a dick”
Buzzfeed’s statement on the death of its reporter
The disappearance of ‘Sports of the Times’
On the eve of two related SCOTUS decisions, how should journalists be covering the issue?
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.