It would be cool if some New York media outlet took on insurance rates as a beat and followed what will happen to all those rate requests the state now has to approve. Sebelius said in her letter to AHIP last week that the feds had just given the states more money “to strengthen the review and transparency of proposed premiums.” Hey, that’s a good thing, at least in theory. It’s up to the media to take a look and check it out in practice.
09:40 AM - September 14, 2010
A Rate Increase for James Windus
Where is the New York media?
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Digital First plans layoffs (Updated) - High-level executives and high-profile digital projects targeted
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Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
The future of the social network is apps—lots and lots of apps
A linguistics analysis suggests that Nick Szabo, a well known name in cryptography circles, is the mysterious father of the digital currency
“I urge you to go to your reporters and engage in serious self-examination”
How war has made the world safer and richer
Despite the bridge scandal, Chris Christie’s state is relatively transparent and accountable. CJR’s Greg Marx talks to Gordon Witkin
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.