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Darts and Laurels

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A reporting collaborative takes on a California health plague

Working together, local journalists tackle valley fever and produce a laurel-worthy effort

A little more than a month ago, The New York Times came forth with a story describing how a... More

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Darts & Laurels

Bad bikes, coaches’ cash, etc.

DART to The Wall Street Journal for its video segment ("Death by Bicycle") in which editorial-board member Dorothy Rabinowitz... More

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Darts & Laurels

The Phoenix’s ashes, Weil’s catch, the WSJ’s ‘experts,’ etc.

Laurel to In These Times, for exposing how, in the face of tough economic times, state legislatures are slashing budgets... More

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A laurel to Zahira Torres and the El Paso Times

Dogged investigative work exposed a test-score scandal that harmed students

AUSTIN, TX -- In El Paso, the former school superintendent is now in prison, the Justice Department is investigating,... More

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Insult to injury: stolen wages, weak enforcement

A Laurel to In These Times for a solid expose

On the cover of this month's issue of In These Times, a progressive magazine based out of Chicago, is... More

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A kids’ magazine takes on obesity

A laurel to ChopChop

Every now and then a throwback to the legacy media comes along and reminds us that not all of... More

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Darts & Laurels 2012

2012’s media highlights and lowlights

DART for inflaming an already tense situation: Business Insider, The Daily Caller, Michelle Malkin, NBC News Following Trayvon Martin’s death... More

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Darts & Laurels

2012’s media highlights and lowlights

DART for the most imaginary friends: Karen Jeffrey, Cape Cod Times In December, her editors at the Cape Cod Times announced... More

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Darts & Laurels

2012’s media highlights and lowlights

DART for foul balls: ESPN What is going on in Bristol, CT? As rival Deadspin gleefully reported, ESPN made some big,... More

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Darts & Laurels

2012’s media highlights and lowlights

DART for callowness: Vice magazine After crowing about its access to on-the-lam software pioneer John McAfee (“We are with John McAfee... More

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Darts & Laurels

2012’s media highlights and lowlights

DART for grade inflation: Charles Jaco, KTVI, St. Louis, MO When you’re interviewing a senatorial candidate who says, as Todd Akin... More

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Darts & Laurels

2012’s media highlights and lowlights

DART for inflaming an already tense situation: Business Insider, The Daily Caller, Michelle Malkin, NBC News Following Trayvon Martin’s death... More

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Meet the Debt Fixers

A laurel to New York magazine

For weeks on end the dominant financial story has been: (A) the consequences of falling off the fiscal cliff;... More

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A laurel to the Hartford Courant

Local coverage at its best

Connecticut is the third smallest state in the country, area-wise, with a total population less than half that of New... More

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A magazine editor shops for health insurance

And offers lessons for reporting on the stuff

Frank Lalli, the long-time editor of Money, undoubtedly edited a health insurance piece or two during his career. But... 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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