As long as global news innovation, exchange and specialization thrive somewhere, I submit, the outcome will be a net increase in the amount, quality and sustainability of sound journalism. And despite arguably “hindering leaders”—the sickly Washington Post, for example—pro-social evolution of international news systems will continue. The business of providing timely, meaningful global information is not in doubt, and should never have been.
Behind the News
10:00 AM - January 14, 2011
Chin Up, Journos, The Future’s Bright
Demand for international news is set to explode
‘See you on the other side’ - Meet Jessica Lum, a terminally ill 25-year-old who chose to spend what little time she had practicing journalism
#Realtalk: This is the best moment to be in journalism - The old stuff isn’t coming back, but that’s okay
Streams of consciousness - Millennials expect a steady diet of quick-hit, social-media-mediated bits and bytes. What does that mean for journalism?
Sticking with the truth - How ‘balanced’ coverage helped sustain the bogus claim that childhood vaccines can cause autism
An ink-stained stretch - Can Aaron Kushner save the Orange County Register—and the newspaper industry?
A backgrounder for understanding the storm that hit Moore, Oklahoma
One year ago four journalists were brutally murdered in the bloodiest attack on the press in Mexico’s drug war. For those left behind the pain — and the threats — continue
50 years of foreign reporting from the NYRB
David Foster Wallace’s 2005 Kenyon commencement speech as a short film
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.