So we have a suggestion. Instead of the gloom and doom scenarios or the rah-rah stories with quotes announcing that the golden moment for health reform has arrived, let’s report on why the country needs health care reform in the first place. We urge the media to examine what’s really happening to real people. The Philadelphia Inquirer is setting an example for how to do that. My next post will show what the paper is doing.
09:45 AM - November 10, 2008
Two New Story Lines for Health Care
A march to victory or a rollback of ambitions?
‘See you on the other side’ - Meet Jessica Lum, a terminally ill 25-year-old who chose to spend what little time she had practicing journalism
#Realtalk: This is the best moment to be in journalism - The old stuff isn’t coming back, but that’s okay
Streams of consciousness - Millennials expect a steady diet of quick-hit, social-media-mediated bits and bytes. What does that mean for journalism?
Sticking with the truth - How ‘balanced’ coverage helped sustain the bogus claim that childhood vaccines can cause autism
An ink-stained stretch - Can Aaron Kushner save the Orange County Register—and the newspaper industry?
How much of Rosen’s trouble is of his own making?
Cat Fall: A modern tragedy
Max Fisher and the problem with foreign-affairs blogging
“I hope my nudity doesn’t bother you. We’re completely committed to openness here”
David Foster Wallace’s 2005 Kenyon commencement speech as a short film
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.