After years of shrinking ambition at The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos has the paper thinking global domination
By Michael Meyer Jul 1, 2014 at 12:00 AM
In April, six months after her family sold the newspaper it had controlled for eight decades to Amazon founder... More
By Louise Roug May 1, 2014 at 12:00 AM
On the morning of February 1, Pedro Rivera was lying in bed, listening to the crackle of the police... More
Evgeny Morozov wants to convince us that digital technology can’t save the world, and he’s willing to burn every bridge from Cambridge to Silicon Valley to do it
By Michael Meyer Jan 2, 2014 at 12:00 AM
Depending on whom you ask, Evgeny Morozov is either the most astute, feared, loathed, or useless writer about digital... More
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 been 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
Brick by brick - After years of shrinking ambition at The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos has the paper thinking global domination
Gawker’s so-far successful experiment in making office chats public - Are group chat rooms a waste of time or essential to running a modern newsroom?
A new course in video games journalism - As an art form grows up, can the critics keep pace?
On the NSA, a White House credibility problem - The AP report on the destruction of The Guardian’s hard drives is just the latest evidence that reporters can’t trust the Obama administration on spying claims
Long all-volunteer, Guernica Mag looks toward paying its contributors - The 10-year-old online mag hired its first full-time employee and is launching a second Kickstarter
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
Nate Silver drills into the numbers
“A single page in a glossy magazine could be discounted by more than half its open rate and still get an effective CPM of about $70. Online display ad CPMs average under $3”
With the relaunch comes the archive
“[I]n this country, every barometer by which female worth is measured—from the superficial to the life-altering, the appreciative to the punitive—has long been calibrated to ‘dude,’ whether or not those measurements are actually being taken by dudes”
Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.