When Campaign Desk first reported on drug industry lobbying last November, we urged reporters to connect the dots on this one. Reporters have told us that it’s hard to do that. Still, enough of how nice Harry and Louise are; enough of the oohs and ahs over the strange bedfellows ad campaigns; enough of reporting on industry thank-you notes. Americans are being sorely misled.
10:11 AM - August 24, 2009
Who Will Be at the Table? Part XIV
Those clever drug companies
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.