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By Robert Fortner Jan 31, 2011 at 12:45 PM
President Obama wants “to reach a level of research and development we haven’t seen since the height of the Space... More
Gates Foundation partnerships with the Guardian and ABC News further complicate global health coverage
By Robert Fortner Oct 8, 2010 at 11:02 AM
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a two-part series about the implications of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s... More
By Robert Fortner Oct 7, 2010 at 02:24 PM
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on the author’s personal blog in July. With a few updates, we are... More
Fox News not outraged by retailers’ War on Thanksgiving - As giant stores commercialize the last holdout, Bill O’Reilly & Co. shrug
BuzzFeed’s all-positive books section - It doesn’t make sense to pledge positivity if your aim is to provide readers with critics’ takes on new books. It makes more sense if your aim is to cultivate a thriving community.
Disappointing Deadspin - It broke the Manti Te’o story, but then stopped reporting and resumed trashing
Healthcare in Great Britain vs. healthcare in the USA: part one - A conversation with Chris Smyth, health reporter for The Times of London
Asperger’s, pedophiles, and questionable motivations - A dart to the Daily Beast, for its ill-informed speculation on Adam Lanza’s psyche
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
When it comes to great magazine writing, what’s in a name?
The race to photograph every corner and crevice on the planet
“The characters are as rollicking and fun as the ocean setting. The narrator, Ishmael, is just a really good guy”
Hint: He’s not real—shhh…
Jane Hall interviews Barton Gellman about his NSA stories, including how Edward Snowden contacted him
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.