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The San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley’s own daily, was poised to ride the digital whirlwind. What happened?
By Michael Shapiro Nov 10, 2011 at 06:00 AM
1. ‘It Was Written’ Randall Keith and I are talking about the past when his boss, Dave Butler, slides... More
By Michael Shapiro May 6, 2011 at 09:00 AM
Years later, when he recounted the events that would lead to his becoming the most sensational, shameless, ambitious, and... More
By Michael Shapiro May 13, 2010 at 08:00 AM
In 1957, an expatriate Irish newspaperman struggling to make a buck after his most recent employer went under began making... More
By Michael Shapiro Sep 22, 2009 at 08:00 AM
Red Smith, who wrote as well as anyone about athletes and the games they play, called the sports section the... More
By Michael Shapiro Jul 22, 2009 at 08:00 AM
In the dark winter and spring of 2009, as dispatches from the news business grew ever more grim, as Jim... 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 disappearance of ‘Sports of the Times’
“Millennials need organ transplants that fit easily into their always-connected lifestyles”
A conversation about the dark art of driving the conversation
The Ecuadorean embassy’s celebrity refugee is used to living in what Assange likens to a space station as he battles extradition
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.