On the Media runs a talk-around on concussions, leading the author to extrapolate the flack’s rhetorical style to other scenarios
By Jesse Singal Dec 2, 2013 at 02:50 PM
If you plan on going into public relations and want a primer on how to artfully not answer a reporter's... More
By Dave Marash Nov 26, 2013 at 06:50 AM
Feeling kinda droopy? Like you had "tired blood?" Well, better than Geritol would be a dose of David Folkenflik's new... More
By Alison Langley Nov 20, 2013 at 06:50 AM
In June, investigative reporter Nikolai Yarst, who works for the Public Television of Russia, was prevented by authorities from interviewing... More
By Edirin Oputu Nov 19, 2013 at 06:50 AM
The Fifth Estate, Bill Condon's film, now in theaters, about WikiLeaks and its divisive founder, Julian Assange, ends on an... More
By Jina Moore Nov 11, 2013 at 06:55 AM
Photo credit: Erin Trieb About halfway through America's decade-long intervention in Iraq, Ashley Gilbertson sensed war fatigue. The celebrated... More
The new documentary Medora tells the story of a struggling Indiana town through its high school basketball team
By Edirin Oputu Nov 4, 2013 at 06:49 AM
Medora, Davy Rothbart and Andrew Cohn's moving new documentary, is much more than a year in the life of a... More
By Tom Vanderbilt Nov 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM
One of the occupational hazards in writing a book called Traffic is that every year, just after the annual... More
By Leigh Alexander Nov 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM
The fantasy of cyberspace and virtual worlds has captured the human imagination for decades. There's a romance inherent in... More
Disappointing Deadspin - It broke the Manti Te’o story, but then stopped reporting and resumed trashing
Fox News not outraged by retailers’ War on Thanksgiving - As giant stores commercialize the last holdout, Bill O’Reilly & Co. shrug
A bogus NY Post piece sets off a frenzy - Serious problems with column alleging Census rigged unemployment for Obama
GoldieBlox picks an unfair fight with the Beastie Boys - A dismal press performance on a clear case of aggressive copyright infringement
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.
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
The 184-year-old Rhode Island newspaper is the oldest major daily paper in the country
Pro-tip: “avoid critiquing writing with terms that could reasonably be used to describe a penis”
And why we changed the way we work
How should I propose?
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.
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.