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Silence Across the Sinai

Some topics remain tense in post-Mubarak Egypt

ometime in late March, at a Cairo protest, a prominent Egyptian activist pretended he was meeting me for the... More

Hard Numbers

Some stats and figures on the news industry

percent of visitors to local news and information websites that live outside the site’s market 25 percent of visitors... More

Tide Change at Bay Journal

The Chesapeake Bay Journal celebrates twenty years of educating readers about the bay

he twentieth anniversary of the Chesapeake Bay Journal marks a watershed moment for a publication that knows something about watersheds.... More

Paying Off

The problem of bribes in the Liberian press

fter two civil wars, Liberian journalists are enjoying unprecedented freedoms but struggling to maintain independence. The business of news is... More

Freed Press

Upheaval in a Tunisian newsroom is all for the better

atching the upheaval in her home region from a Tunis newsroom in late December, Assabah reporter Rim Saoudi became frustrated.... More

The Hacker, Off the Couch

Brian Boyer and the rise of “hacker-journalists”

ack in May 2007, Brian Boyer was just another computer guy short-circuiting from ennui sitting on a friend’s couch,... More

Hard Numbers

Some stats and figures on the news industry

percent of coverage given to former press secretary Scott McClellan and his book, What Happened: Inside the Bush White... More

Hungarian Chill

A Q & A with Eva Simon of the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union on press freedom

ungary’s conservative government stirred international outrage when tough media regulations went into effect January 1, the same day the country... More

Hard Numbers

Some stats and figures on the news industry

journalists and analysts to be hired by Bloomberg Government, a D.C.-based subscription service launching in early 2011 $2,495 gets... More

Blog to Print

A Los Angeles blog launches a weekly print tabloid

verything seems to be dead nowadays, depending on whom you ask. Print is dead. Blogging is dead. The Web is... More

Long-Form Saviors

New technology to encourage the reading of long articles, online and off

eading long articles online invites a thicket of distraction—ads, teasers for slideshows, videos, links hawking penny stocks and personal injury... More

Border Tales

A Q & A with Alfredo Corchado, Mexico correspondent, about reporting on drug cartels

As drug cartel and gang violence escalates, Mexico is becoming one of the most dangerous places in the world to... More

Hard Numbers

Some stats and figures on the news industry

percent of Internet users ages fifty to sixty-four used social networking between April 2009 and May 2010—up from 25... More

Lost Links

The frustrations of archiving and saving clips in the digital age

thought I was doing the responsible thing buying Christinabellantoni.com, having a friend build it out with snazzy graphics, and... More

Drop Out?

Suggested closure of Colorado journalism school sparks controversy

he University of Colorado at Boulder kicked up a cloud of dust when it announced in August that it had... 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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