Like Fiorina and Whitman, there’s a lot of similarity between these two pieces, with a few key differences. As with the women, a lot of it has to do with style. The newer report is a bit of a sequel to the New York piece, but also very much added value. And taken together both offer readers a pretty full picture of two candidates who can often—in the national media at least—be lumped together as wealthy, self-funded Republican women.
11:35 AM - October 11, 2010
Two Papers, Two Candidates, Two Styles
LAT and NYT on Whitman and Fiorina
Who cares if it’s true? - Modern-day newsrooms reconsider their values
What Is Russia Today? - The Kremlin’s propaganda outlet has an identity crisis
And from the left…Fox News - There’s more to Fox News’ strategy of hiring liberals than creating a public boxing match
Why Skype isn’t safe for journalists - Here are some alternatives for secure voice calls to use instead
Placing a bet on USA Today - Gannett has long felt the television model could translate into print. Now it’s using its flagship paper to double down on that idea.
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
Can you tell the between content created by a software program and news written by a flesh-and-blood journalist?
The New York Times’ replacement for Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight
“Newsweek published an article which even Goodman admits is not completely compelling on its own terms”
Why True Detective’s finale was all that mattered
Stunning timelapse of Yosemite National Park
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.