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By Vivian Salama Feb 3, 2014 at 06:50 AM
"Do not kill those cockroaches with a bullet; cut them to pieces with a machete," blared Rwanda's Radio Télévision Libre... More
By Vivian Salama Apr 30, 2013 at 06:50 AM
Like many things in Egypt these days, the fight to save the Egypt Independent from termination went viral almost instantly.... More
With its purchase of Current TV, the broadcaster has wide access to the American market for the first time. But will audiences come?
By Vivian Salama Jan 9, 2013 at 03:13 PM
Al Jazeera Media Network, the Qatar-based channel once described by the George W. Bush administration as a “terror network,” announced... More
Brick by brick - After years of shrinking ambition at The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos has the paper thinking global domination
Gawker’s so-far successful experiment in making office chats public - Are group chat rooms a waste of time or essential to running a modern newsroom?
A new course in video games journalism - As an art form grows up, can the critics keep pace?
On the NSA, a White House credibility problem - The AP report on the destruction of The Guardian’s hard drives is just the latest evidence that reporters can’t trust the Obama administration on spying claims
Long all-volunteer, Guernica Mag looks toward paying its contributors - The 10-year-old online mag hired its first full-time employee and is launching a second Kickstarter
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
Nate Silver drills into the numbers
“A single page in a glossy magazine could be discounted by more than half its open rate and still get an effective CPM of about $70. Online display ad CPMs average under $3”
With the relaunch comes the archive
“[I]n this country, every barometer by which female worth is measured—from the superficial to the life-altering, the appreciative to the punitive—has long been calibrated to ‘dude,’ whether or not those measurements are actually being taken by dudes”
Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.