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Matthew Yglesias retreats from his argument, but not far enough. He forgot state and local reporting.
By Steven Waldman Mar 25, 2013 at 12:45 PM
Matt Yglesias has more or less conceded that there is a flaw in his argument--that we are living in the... More
By Steven Waldman Dec 20, 2012 at 02:53 PM
The debate over “who owns the media” is heating up again, and has already become stuck in a bit of... More
By Steven Waldman Aug 14, 2012 at 10:53 PM
Click the following links to explore the sources behind the information presented in the Support Reporting video. Note: The FCC... More
By Steven Waldman Mar 27, 2012 at 01:09 PM
The battle playing out over a new government transparency proposal has taken a turn that should concern journalists. Many of... More
By Steven Waldman Jan 26, 2012 at 03:16 PM
Local television stations have now rallied against the key elements of the Federal Communications Commission’s media transparency proposal, which would... More
By Steven Waldman Jan 20, 2012 at 12:11 PM
Local television stations have now rallied in opposition to the Federal Communications Commission’s media transparency proposal, which would require broadcasters... More
By Steven Waldman Dec 29, 2011 at 08:10 PM
One of the most disturbing trends in local TV news is the persistence of “pay for play”—when local TV newscasts... More
By Steven Waldman Dec 29, 2011 at 06:53 PM
The FCC has proposed an important rule change that could make the political system more transparent. Amazingly, the trade associations... More
By Steven Waldman Nov 21, 2011 at 11:32 AM
In an era of newspaper closings and reporter layoffs, there has been one significant bright spot: an explosion of local,... 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?
“It is only you versus many people, you are going to lose”
7 questions for President Obama
“There are some lists that have helped Jews in the past, including, most notably, Schindler’s, but…”
We are all correct
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.