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
Who cares if it’s true? - Modern-day newsrooms reconsider their values
What Is Russia Today? - The Kremlin’s propaganda outlet has an identity crisis
And from the left…Fox News - There’s more to Fox News’ strategy of hiring liberals than creating a public boxing match
Why Skype isn’t safe for journalists - Here are some alternatives for secure voice calls to use instead
Placing a bet on USA Today - Gannett has long felt the television model could translate into print. Now it’s using its flagship paper to double down on that idea.
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
Maybe everything when that name is “Satoshi Nakamoto”
Here’s what happens when the readers choose the frontpage story
The numbers on the Daily Mail don’t add up
Conservation group calls for donations of small knitted jumpers for birds who have been caught in oil spills
Stunning timelapse of Yosemite National Park
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.