“Good journalism” is not the concern of cable news at night—that’s certainly not news. What Sherman’s piece shows, along with much else, is that cable channels are populated by prime time journalists who use journalistic tools to argue, squabble, bitch, pillory, delight, and entertain; produce something anything than good, solid, objective journalism. And they know it.
Behind the News
03:13 PM - October 4, 2010
Not the Nightly News
New York’s cable news piece shows cable’s given up on news
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.