To put it another way: whether Obama gets Afghanistan right matters for many reasons, but its impact on his presidency is among the least important of them. The outcome of the health care debate matters to the president’s political legacy, but it matters much more, in the aggregate, to Americans who need health care they can afford. And that’s the reality that gets obscured when the press goes searching for pivotal moments.
09:55 AM - July 23, 2009
Everything’s a Crisis
The perils of prognosticating on Obama’s political future
#Realtalk: This isn’t another ‘golden age’ for print - But it is one for media
Social media in smaller markets - How three social media managers deal with smaller markets and more local coverage.
A rally for laid-off Sun-Times photogs - A protest Thursday morning drew about 150 picketers to the newspaper’s headquarters
Reporting, or illegal hacking - Scripps reporters are accused of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Exchange Watch: California Dreaming - Low healthcare premiums on the West Coast were trumpeted as a big, good-news Obamacare story. But: “Compared to what?”
“Millennials need organ transplants that fit easily into their always-connected lifestyles”
A conversation about the dark art of driving the conversation
The Ecuadorean embassy’s celebrity refugee is used to living in what Assange likens to a space station as he battles extradition
It’s a story that is evolving in real time
On the eve of two related SCOTUS decisions, how should journalists be covering the issue?
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.