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Martha Stewart, Founder, Martha Stewart Living

Full video of Martha Stewart’s conversation at the Delacorte Lecture series

Streamed live on May 8, 2014 — Martha Stewart talks with Victor Navasky. To view this video on mobile... More

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John R. MacArthur, Publisher, Harper’s Magazine

Full video of Martha Stewart’s conversation at the Delacorte Lecture series

Streamed live on Apr 24, 2014, a conversation with John R. "Rick" MacArthur, Publisher of Harper's Magazine. More

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Jacob Weisberg, CEO, Slate

Full video of Jacob Weisberg’s conversation at the Delacorte Lecture series

Streamed live on Apr 17, 2014, Jacob Weisberg, talks with Victor Navasky. To view this video on mobile, click... More

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Vanessa Bush, Editor-in-Chief, Essence

Full video of Vanessa Bush’s conversation with Victor Navasky at the Delacorte Lecture series

Streamed live on April 14, 2014 — Vanessa Bush talks with Victor Navasky. To view this video on mobile... More

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Ken Lerer and Ben Smith, BuzzFeed

Full video Ken Lerer, CEO and Ben Smith, Editor-in-Chief, BuzzFeed at the Delacorte Lecture series

Streamed live on April 3, 2014 -- Ken Lerer and Ben Smith, BuzzFeed talk with Victor Navasky. To view... More

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Lewis Lapham, Editor-in-Chief, Lapham’s Quarterly

Full video of Lewis Lapham’s conversation at the Delacorte Lecture series

Streamed live on Feb 6, 2014 — Lewis Lapham talks with Victor Navasky. To view this video on mobile,... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Peggy Northrop

Watch the Reader’s Digest editor’s Delacorte Lecture here

On March 10, 2010, Reader's Digest editor-in-chief Peggy Northrop delivered a Delacorte Lecture at the Columbia University Graduate School... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Adam Pitluk

Watch the American Way editor’s Delacorte Lecture here

On February 24, 2010, American Way editor Adam Pitluk delivered a Delacorte Lecture at the Columbia University Graduate School... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Chris Dixon

Watch the New York art director’s Delacorte Lecture here

On February 17, 2010, New York art director Chris Dixon delivered a Delacorte Lecture at the Columbia University Graduate... More

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Delacorte Lecture with David Remnick

David Remnick thinks you can pay more than $1 for The New Yorker

On February 10, 2010, New Yorker editor David Remnick delivered a Delacorte Lecture at the Columbia University Graduate School... More

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Delacorte Lecture with James R. Gaines

Watch Gaines’s Delacorte Lecture here

On February 3, 2010, the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism hosted James R. Gaines, editor-in-chief of the multimedia... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Susan Lyne

The president and CEO on the makings of a media empire

On April 10, Lyne spoke at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, discussing the connection between the worlds of entertainment and... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Bitch’s Andi Zeisler

The editor discusses feminist journalism

On March 27, Zeisler spoke at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, discussing the portrayal of women in pop culture, the... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Portfolio’s Joanne Lipman

The editor on the role of the business glossy

Listen to audio of the talk by clicking here. Condé Nast Portfolio has sometimes been called "the last great launch":... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Slate’s Jacob Weisberg

The editor on the role of the online journal

Online audiences “don’t sit down for the full-course meal,” Slate’s Jacob Weisberg says, in distinguishing his online journal from its... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Foreign Affairs’s Jim Hoge

The editor on the role of the intellectual journal

In the rarefied world of the journal-of-ideas, Foreign Affairs is at the top of its game, with a circulation of... More

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Delacorte Lecture with Time’s Rick Stengel

The managing editor on the unique role of the modern newsweekly

Magazines are “aspirational objects,” says Richard Stengel, Time's managing editor. A magazine “is something that comes into your house, it’s... More

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Delacorte Lecture with the Virginia Quarterly Review’s Ted Genoways

The editor reveals the secrets of the little mag that could

The Virginia Quarterly Review, a 280-page “National Journal of Literature and Discussion,” has less than 100,000 subscribers, is produced outside... More

Apple can’t hide from a 20-year-old reporter - The University of Michigan student gets behind the tech titan’s newest products

Al Jazeera America struggles to get off the margins - A quality-first strategy faces huge hurdles

Finding James Foley - This 2013 story takes a look at GlobalPost’s search for the photojournalist

Gannett cribs from Advance Publications playbook for struggling newspapers - Staff compete for fewer jobs; ‘readers become the assignment editor’

Cop corruption probe sparks newspaper feud - A spiked story is at the center of a bitter fight between Philadelphia’s two dailies


The impact of watching executions (PSmag)

“[E]xecutions, even for people who support capital punishment, and even when the criminals being put to death evoke little personal sympathy because of the nature of their crimes, take a toll on witnesses”

Times of India demands employee social media passwords (Quartz)

The company will possess log-in information and will be free to post any material to the account without journalists’ knowledge

Reconnecting with a story source, 17 years later (Hartford Courant)

“People who say reporters exploit people? You are right, we do. We parachute into people’s lives, sidle up, convince them that we care — and then disengage when the story is over. But that doesn’t mean we don’t connect, in a genuine way.”

The McDonald’s in Ferguson (LAT)

“Lately, the restaurant has taken on the appearance of a battered frontier outpost”

Bloggingheads

Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute

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