It’s global as well as local, environmental as well as financial. Can embattled newsrooms see the big picture?
By Curtis Brainard and Cristine Russell Sep 24, 2009 at 12:00 AM
On a Monday morning in January, less than a week after his inauguration, President Barack Obama signed two memoranda designed... More
By Ethan Porter Sep 9, 2009 at 11:25 AM
If you visited the Drudge Report on July 1, you’d be forgiven for thinking that nothing had changed. A BILLION... More
By Michael Shapiro Jul 22, 2009 at 08:00 AM
In the dark winter and spring of 2009, as dispatches from the news business grew ever more grim, as Jim... More
Most readers won’t pay for news, but if we move quickly, maybe enough of them will. One man’s bold blueprint.
By David Simon Jul 21, 2009 at 08:00 AM
To all of the bystanders reading this, pardon us. The true audience for this essay narrows necessarily to a pair... More
By Megan Garber Jul 20, 2009 at 08:00 AM
What inspired you to become a journalist? I always liked writing, and I was also into photography. And I knew... More
By Douglas McCollam Jul 17, 2009 at 04:13 PM
It was the birds that tipped him off. Two days before Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, while the storm was... More
By Matt Mabe Jul 16, 2009 at 02:50 PM
On what I thought was my last day in the Army in May 2007, my battalion commander gave me some... More
By Trudy Lieberman Jul 15, 2009 at 08:00 AM
Last fall, soon after Barack Obama was elected president, Sheila Burke was waiting to discuss Obama’s campaign promises, via Webcast,... More
By Liza Featherstone May 25, 2009 at 05:00 PM
In December 2008, a year after* Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. purchased The Wall Street Journal, the paper had a holiday... More
By J.J. Goldberg May 23, 2009 at 08:00 AM
On Thursday morning, March 19, Israelis woke to find a story on the front pages of two leading daily newspapers... More
By Andrew Mills May 22, 2009 at 11:40 AM
It’s 11 a.m. in mid-June and ten section editors have crowded around the table at the center of The National’s... More
Virginian-Pilot journalists: Corporate management pressure is stifling coverage - “Lovers of journalism in this newsroom are pissed. It’s bad.”
Paper files public records request—and city’s response is a lawsuit - Local officials argue Montana courts should strike balance between privacy and disclosure
BBC Pop-Up reports from small town America - A small team is traveling across the United States for six months in hopes of finding underreported local stories
What game design can do for journalism - Three newly selected fellows at American University talk about the medium’s future
Timeline, an app based on ‘the history of…’ - But chronology doesn’t reveal everything
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“Momentarily forgetting I was pregnant, I jockeyed for a position close enough to capture the initial moments of euphoria, hurling myself into the mix of hundreds of frenzied relatives. As the weight of men started to close in on me, I realized how vulnerable I was and started to panic.”
“It should be made clear, in law, that the tasks security reseachers do to make the net more secure and journalists do to understand and contextualize the truth for the public are not crimes”
People have become less trusting of major institutions, according to the annual Edelman Trust Barometer. And large majorities doubt that businesses want to make the world a better place.
Public editor Margaret Sullivan on why the paper should have published the images.
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.
Hey millionaire tech bros: Have patience with the editorial process – Chris Hughes probably wanted to enable great journalism at first. Then the dust settled and before you know it, he’s shaking everything up again