By Micheline Maynard Nov 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM
In January 2013, more than 5,000 journalists from 62 countries poured into Cobo Convention Center in Detroit, as they... More
By Jay Rosen Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
The elemental question that CJR has asked me to address, "What is journalism for?" is 100 times better than the... More
By Joel Simon Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
When young people took to the streets of Istanbul in June to rally to preserve a downtown park, the... More
By Jane Hampden Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
"Land ho!" shouts a redheaded boy, finger pointing over the guardrail of the ferryboat's upper deck. His mother holds onto... More
Is it okay that Ukraine’s journalists are using protests and political theater to fight for press freedom?
By Maria Danilova Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
One breezy morning in June, a group of leading Ukrainian journalists drove to the small village of Novi Petrivtsi,... More
By Dannagal G. Young Jul 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM
In spring 1998, as a senior political science major at the University of New Hampshire, I took a transformative course... More
Millennials expect a steady diet of quick-hit, social-media-mediated bits and bytes. What does that mean for journalism?
By Ben Adler May 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM
My first encounters with journalism were the same as most American males: through the sports pages. Sometime in middle... More
The journalism business has evolving for years, if not quite as cataclysmically as it is now. Ben Adler is a 31-year-old freelance writer; his father, Jerry Adler, 63, had a long, distinguished career at Newsweek. Here are highlights of a recent Gchat about their media consumption.
By Ben Adler and Jerry Adler May 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM
This article ran in CJR's May/June 2013 edition as a sidebar to Ben Adler's cover story on how millennials... More
DoSomething.org’s surveys of teens suggest that the voters of tomorrow do actually care about current affairs
By The Editors May 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Who says kids are apathetic and don't care about the news? Well, kids do--but their behavior suggests otherwise. A... More
By The Editors May 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM
"A lot of students believe all news is created equal," says Alan Miller of the News Literacy Project, which helps... More
By Eric Alterman Mar 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM
When William F. Buckley Jr. died in February 2008, I happened to be in another of the endless arguments... More
How can we improve American media’s coverage of race, class, and social mobility? Let’s ask some of the brightest minds in this business.
By Farai Chideya Mar 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM
[Update, April 15] While we took our opening comment in the Herald-Leader at face value in the piece below,... More
Fox News not outraged by retailers’ War on Thanksgiving - As giant stores commercialize the last holdout, Bill O’Reilly & Co. shrug
BuzzFeed’s all-positive books section - It doesn’t make sense to pledge positivity if your aim is to provide readers with critics’ takes on new books. It makes more sense if your aim is to cultivate a thriving community.
Disappointing Deadspin - It broke the Manti Te’o story, but then stopped reporting and resumed trashing
Healthcare in Great Britain vs. healthcare in the USA: part one - A conversation with Chris Smyth, health reporter for The Times of London
Asperger’s, pedophiles, and questionable motivations - A dart to the Daily Beast, for its ill-informed speculation on Adam Lanza’s psyche
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
‘Too good to check’ used to be a warning to newspaper editors not to jump on bullshit stories. Now it’s a business model
The two civil rights leaders were radicals—and they were right
Political lessons from a lifelong political activist
The problem with viral videos
Timelapse of a photo-realistic painting of the actor being done on an iPad
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.