Reviewing recent issues of the Baltimore City Paper, Mother Earth News, 2000. The European Journal, and more
By The Editors Jan 9, 2009 at 04:57 PM
People send us their newspapers and magazines. Sometimes, we review them. Mother Earth News, December 2008 / January 2009 For... More
By Megan Garber Jan 9, 2009 at 04:36 PM
Corky Simpson is seventy years old. As if to prove it, he refers to himself as “a stubborn old mule”... More
By Craig Silverman Jan 9, 2009 at 11:57 AM
Though it takes up a relatively small amount of real estate, a newspaper or magazine’s letters to the editor section... More
By Curtis Brainard Jan 9, 2009 at 09:14 AM
The week before Christmas, I wrote a column about the poor state of consumer reporting in the United States. Imagine... More
By Steve Daley Jan 8, 2009 at 09:26 AM
FROM: The Executive Editor TO: All As you may have heard (in the newsroom; at Caribou Coffee; on somebody's blog),... More
Okay, maybe it was “the first governmental press conference ever held on Twitter.” Is that really a story?
By Megan Garber Jan 5, 2009 at 03:12 PM
It's a pattern familiar to the point of cliché: an international crisis—or, to be slightly more precise, a crisis that... More
By Craig Silverman Jan 2, 2009 at 03:13 PM
Several months ago, I received a phone call from an editor at a major U.S. newspaper. He explained that his... More
By CJR Staff Dec 22, 2008 at 01:00 PM
People send us their newspapers and magazines. Sometimes, we review them. Milwaukee Magazine, January 2009 The January 2009 issue of... More
Virginian-Pilot journalists: Corporate management pressure is stifling coverage - “Lovers of journalism in this newsroom are pissed. It’s bad.”
Paper files public records request—and city’s response is a lawsuit - Local officials argue Montana courts should strike balance between privacy and disclosure
BBC Pop-Up reports from small town America - A small team is traveling across the United States for six months in hopes of finding underreported local stories
What game design can do for journalism - Three newly selected fellows at American University talk about the medium’s future
Timeline, an app based on ‘the history of…’ - But chronology doesn’t reveal everything
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“Momentarily forgetting I was pregnant, I jockeyed for a position close enough to capture the initial moments of euphoria, hurling myself into the mix of hundreds of frenzied relatives. As the weight of men started to close in on me, I realized how vulnerable I was and started to panic.”
“It should be made clear, in law, that the tasks security reseachers do to make the net more secure and journalists do to understand and contextualize the truth for the public are not crimes”
People have become less trusting of major institutions, according to the annual Edelman Trust Barometer. And large majorities doubt that businesses want to make the world a better place.
Public editor Margaret Sullivan on why the paper should have published the images.
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.
Hey millionaire tech bros: Have patience with the editorial process – Chris Hughes probably wanted to enable great journalism at first. Then the dust settled and before you know it, he’s shaking everything up again