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Must-reads of the week

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ezra Klein, Andrew Rosenthal

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My media wants to Ezra all the time

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Ezra has left the building

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What we talk about when we talk about Roger

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Women on the internet, the NSA vs. the internet, profiles of conservative media chiefs

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Snowfall (the cold, wet kind) edition

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Viral videos across borders

When YouTube began releasing the top trending videos in 61 countries and many US cities, Ethan Zuckerman decided to... More

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The right debate

Access vs. accountability is what matters

Back in October, Bill Keller of The New York Times and Glenn Greenwald, formerly of The Guardian and now... More

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Letters to the editor

Readers respond to our November/December issue

Editors' Note CJR begins a new era this month, as Liz Spayd joins the Review as editor in chief and... More

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RIP the blog, snark returns, NewCo cometh

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Winter wonderland edition

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Down-with-smarm edition

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Drones, chess, faith, Intrade

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CJR names new editor in chief

Elizabeth Spayd, formerly of the Washington Post, will fill the role

The Columbia Journalism School announced the hiring of Elizabeth Spayd as CJR's new editor in chief and publisher on Thursday.... More

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Must-reads of the week

First snowfall edition

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Nazi anatomists, NFL casualties, Amazon reviewers

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Must-reads of the week

Greenwald and Keller, shark and minnow, headlines and clicks

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After the end of denial

Last month's Frontline documentary, League of Denial, was the emotional coda to the first phase of one of the... More

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Off the road

Here comes the ‘mobility’ beat

In 2012, carmakers and dealers spent $14.8 billion on advertising, the second most of any sector. Newspapers have cut staff... More

Serial creators don’t know what will happen to Adnan Syed - New developments in his legal case suggest that the outcome is wide open

The press is responsible for ignoring Bill Cosby rape allegations - Where were journalists 10 years ago when claims originally surfaced against him?

Journalism has a plagiarism problem. But it’s not the one you’d expect - Fareed Zakaria’s case highlights news organizations’ ethical grey areas

4 topics John Oliver explained more clearly than television news - The political satirist brings explainer comedy to HBO viewers

Will radio save science journalism? - WNYC will soon have a new health unit


CNN reporters in Ferguson provide coverage of CNN reporters in Ferguson (Slate)

“[T]here was little that justified CNN’s egocentric coverage”

Which media outlets use ‘illegal immigrant’? (Fusion)

“[I]n spite of all the good reasons not to use the phrase, it is still very easy to find in the US press, even in headlines”

Jack Shafer on losing his job (Capital New York)

“Right now, my immediate plan is to go to work as a lay therapist at The Intercept to bring the healing there so John Cook and Matt Taibbi can return. I have great interpersonal skills.”

On outlets that continue to call unknown drone victims ‘militants’ (The Intercept)

“Like the US drone program itself, this deceitful media practice continues unabated”

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

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