So why not try to burnish the party’s image by bringing some new (and uncontroversial) voices into the fold—even if they are a little silly, or if their message is a little simplistic, or if they are fourteen years old? With the Republican Party stinging from its recent losses, Meghan McCain isn’t the only one who wonders if maybe America is a little sick of hearing from Ann Coulter. And, when it comes right down to it, Jonathan Krohn makes just about as much sense as she does.
03:49 PM - March 12, 2009
What’s with all these really young GOP pundits?
Reporters fail to capture implications of pension provision - A ‘big shift’ tucked into the spending bill goes under-examined
The New Republic: A public trust or a business? - How Chris Hughes turned a 100-year-old publication into a “product”
Serial creators don’t know what will happen to Adnan Syed - New developments in his legal case suggest that the outcome is wide open
FOIA reform dies while the press looked the other way - RIP Improvement Act of 2014
The problem with sharing uncredited photos - “Just because you put something on the internet does not give people the right to steal it”
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“I didn’t become a journalist to peddle indignation on Facebook. But it sells—the page views don’t lie.”
“I remained silent and didn’t know what to say — I know how such attacks on schools usually end”
“This was not planned. She called in on the normal line.”
“People deserve to know that the American government (proudly!) did things that in any other context are called torture”
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.
Hey millionaire tech bros: Have patience with the editorial process – Chris Hughes probably wanted to enable great journalism at first. Then the dust settled and before you know it, he’s shaking everything up again