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What’s in my … rolling briefcase

Micheline Maynard

Micheline Maynard is something of a renaissance woman. The former New York Times Detroit bureau chief covers the auto industry,... More

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Future shock

Predictions from the past

In 1923, The World, Joseph Pulitzer's raucous daily, published a series of predictions from experts in various fields about... More

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Open Bar

The Newsroom Pub

The Newsroom PubMilwaukee Press ClubMilwaukee, WI Year opened 1885; in current location since 2000 Who drinks here Journalists, tourists,... More

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Sree tips

Social-media etiquette for journalists

Q: What's the etiquette about including your company name in your Twitter handle? A: Some news organizations force, or strongly... More

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Hard Numbers

Land of opportunity

2.9 percentage of full-power commercial US TV stations in the US owned by Latinos 0.7 percentage of full-power commercial US... More

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Frontiers

Blinded by the white

In 2004, at a fundraising dinner for the antiracism group Facing History And Ourselves, the filmmaking team of Whitney... More

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Title Search

Digital executive producer

Hooshere Bezdikian is an executive producer and vice president of digital at People's Choice Awards. She parlayed her religious... More

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The way we were

‘Monumentally frightening’

In 1962, the year before the University of Alabama integrated, Melvin Meyer was the 20-year-old editor of the student... More

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Class warriors

Creators of the late Center for Working-Class Studies at Youngstown State University discuss class in America

In 1996, Sherry Linkon and John Russo led the effort to create the Center for Working-Class Studies at Youngstown... More

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Out with a bang

In their final issue, LA Youth’s writers discuss what it means to be poor

For 25 years, LA Youth, a nonprofit newspaper written by and for teens in and around Los Angeles, helped... More

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How I got that story

Explosive situation

In 2005, Jerry Redfern and Karen Coates were in Laos reporting a story on the Plain of Jars region... More

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Hard Numbers

Weird science

95 weekly science sections in newspapers in 1989 34 weekly science sections in newspapers in 2005 19 weekly science sections... More

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Strange but true

Tales from the sports beat

C. W. Nevius, San Francisco Chronicle In 1990, the San Francisco 49ers had a big Monday Night Football game, and... More

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Sree tips

Social-media etiquette for journalists

Q: What is the advantage of Facebook’s Subscribe function for journalists? A: Facebook’s Subscribe function allows you to share your... More

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Talk to the hand

A long-running journalism inside joke gets new (after?)life

Eight years ago, the Chicago Tribune put the halogen searchlight of public attention on an age-old international media conspiracy—an... More

16 women whose digital startups deserve Vox-level plaudits - A look at the media entrepreneurs who aren’t grabbing headlines

Why was ‘Dasani’ shut out of the Pulitzers? - 5 problems with The New York Times’ ambitious, influential series on the life of one homeless Brooklyn girl

The AP downplays its Obamacare scoop - Repeal on deductible caps marks another step in The Great Cost Shift

The enduring pull of mag covers - Why do magazine cover images still hold so much cultural power in this decline-of-print era?

Michael Wolff’s digital media bloopers - The Newser founder trolls (other) digital-news companies


The shirt on your back

How did the clothes you’re wearing get to you? We trace the human cost of the Bangladeshi garment industry in video, words and pictures

Anxious royalist

Fantastic letter in The Times

Coming out as a porn star

How do you tell your family and friends?

The truth about Google X

A look behind the secretive lab’s closed doors

New Jersey’s good government

Despite the bridge scandal, Chris Christie’s state is relatively transparent and accountable. CJR’s Greg Marx talks to Gordon Witkin

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Who Owns What

The Business of Digital Journalism

A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Study Guides

Questions and exercises for journalism students.