It can’t be that bad: Lyall is married to a Brit, and Collins is already trying to work out how to extend her visa so that she can stay in the UK for a third year. But there is one bit of British culture that Collins says she will never understand. “English desserts I can never quite get on board with,” she says, laughing. “The fruit and booze combination! When I flip through the Sunday supplements, there’s never anything I want to make for dessert.”
Behind the News
11:00 AM - August 22, 2012
Pomp and circumstance: How do Americans see the Brits?
Two American correspondents tell how they explain British idiosyncrasies
Serial creators don’t know what will happen to Adnan Syed - New developments in his legal case suggest that the outcome is wide open
The press is responsible for ignoring Bill Cosby rape allegations - Where were journalists 10 years ago when claims originally surfaced against him?
Journalism has a plagiarism problem. But it’s not the one you’d expect - Fareed Zakaria’s case highlights news organizations’ ethical grey areas
4 topics John Oliver explained more clearly than television news - The political satirist brings explainer comedy to HBO viewers
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Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
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“[I]n spite of all the good reasons not to use the phrase, it is still very easy to find in the US press, even in headlines”
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“Like the US drone program itself, this deceitful media practice continues unabated”
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.