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Trudy Lieberman Campaign Desk Archive

A complete archive of Trudy Lieberman’s Campaign Desk articles

This archive is no longer updated. Please click here for a complete and updated list of Trudy Lieberman's Campaign Desk... More

Stephen Adler’s Ten Things

The Business Week editor talks about life in the magazine world

"I'm very scared of Dean Starkman," admitted BusinessWeek editor-in-chief Stephen Adler, when asked how his magazine fared in covering the... More

Say Uncle (Sam)

What would government tax subsidies mean for journalism?

In the current issue of The Nation, John Nichols and Robert McChesney make an argument for government intervention in American... More

Live-Blogging Obama’s Online Town Hall

Starting 11:30 AM EST

In the comments section of this post, starting now. More

Reasons to Believe

Journalism’s search for a support system

There is a lot of death talk around journalism lately. A case in point that stuck in our craw was... More

CJR Audio: The Future of Investigative Journalism

A discussion on the future of the journalistic watchdog

On March 12 and 13, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism hosted Enlarging the Space for Watchdog Journalism, a conference... More

Live-Blogging Blago’s Radio Show

Until 11 AM EST

In the comments section of this post. Listen in with us, right now, on Chicago's WLS-AM. More

Live-Blogging Tonight’s Presidential Press Conference

CJR staffers will be live-blogging tonight's presidential press conference (airing at 8pm on all major networks, and streaming live on... More

Peer Presser

What’s the point of all these presidential press conferences?

If you tune in to MSNBC today, you might see a black-and-white ticker occasionally pop up in the corner of... More

Page Views Archive

A complete archive of CJR’s Page Views articles

This is a list of every Page Views piece, presented in reverse chronological order. August 2012 08/23/12: Review: Dennis Drabelle's... More

Times Op-Ed Columnist Fantasy Draft

How would you remake The New York Times op-ed page?

The hiring of Ross Douthat to the Times editorial page inspired us to contemplate how the Gray Lady might further... More

Socialism Disorder

What are some words that the press has trouble parsing?

On Friday, The New York Times conducted an exclusive, 35-minute interview with the president aboard Air Force One, and published... More

CJR Audio: Ruth Reichl on the Life Epicurean

The editor of Gourmet speaks about reinventing a beloved publication

What's a typical day for Gourmet editor Ruth Reichl? She saw a falcon eating a pigeon on a ledge across... More

Does Size Matter?

Does it take a big institution to stand up to big institutions?

In late 2003, the San Francisco Chronicle broke news implicating legendary left fielder Barry Bonds in a doping scandal. The... More

Columbia Journalism Review Launches Chinese-Language Edition in China

New publication brings CJR’s analysis of U.S. media to critical foreign audience

New York, NY (March 3, 2009) — The Columbia Journalism Review (CJR) has launched a Chinese-language edition published and distributed... More

The Naked Crowd

Let’s talk about privacy in the hyper-digital age

Last week, The New York Times’s not-quite forgotten lady lobbyist story resurfaced in the news when the paper issued a... More

Columbia Journalism Review to Launch First Comprehensive Study of Online Practices of Print Magazines

Initiative is supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Every significant magazine in the U.S. either has or is about to set up its own Web site, but according... More

CJR Audio: Joanna Coles on the Reporter’s Life

You may not picture Joanna Coles, the editor-in-chief of Marie Claire, scribbling on her legs in a bathroom her notes... More

CJR Audio: Tina Brown on Life on the Web

The editor and founder of The Daily Beast speaks about developing a sensibility for her new site

Tina Brown, the newest member in the aggregation gang, spoke at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism last week.... More

CJR Audio: David Andelman on Media Integration

The editor of World Policy Journal reflects on journalism across media platforms

In late January, David Andelman, editor of World Policy Journal, spoke at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism about... 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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A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

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Questions and exercises for journalism students.