By Paul Starobin May 1, 2012 at 06:00 AM
n Vladimir Putin’s Russia, there is no more persistent reproach to his autocratic rule than the country’s oldest independent... More
Mike Hudson thought he was merely exposing injustice, but he also was unearthing the roots of a global financial meltdown
By Dean Starkman Apr 22, 2012 at 03:33 PM
Mike Hudson began reporting on the subprime mortgage business in the early 1990s when it was still a marginal,... More
Leaving newsrooms behind, journalist couples from Maine to Alaska are setting up their own shops—online
By Alysia Santo Mar 26, 2012 at 06:00 AM
n romantic relationships, it’s often the small courtesies that express love best: doing the dishes, picking up the kids, making... More
By Paul Starobin Mar 19, 2012 at 06:00 AM
illian Tett, the US managing editor of the London-based Financial Times, is “sharp” and “glamorous,” according to a 2010... More
By Alec MacGillis Feb 29, 2012 at 06:00 AM
Connie Schultz came late to her first newspaper job. After years of freelancing, she went to work for The... More
By Michael Massing Feb 6, 2012 at 06:00 AM
Few Western correspondents have a background as unique as Ghaith Abdul-Ahad’s. A native of Iraq at the time of... More
A vocal segment of American Jewry has long believed that the paper has been unfair to Israel. Here’s why—and why they’re wrong.
By Neil Lewis Jan 13, 2012 at 04:20 PM
uring the winter of 1974, Seymour Topping, the assistant managing editor of The New York Times, and his wife, Audrey,... More
By The Editors Dec 13, 2011 at 06:00 AM
Magnum Photos, founded during the most glorious age of photojournalism, has always represented a dream of how journalism can be... More
Brick by brick - After years of shrinking ambition at The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos has the paper thinking global domination
Gawker’s so-far successful experiment in making office chats public - Are group chat rooms a waste of time or essential to running a modern newsroom?
A new course in video games journalism - As an art form grows up, can the critics keep pace?
On the NSA, a White House credibility problem - The AP report on the destruction of The Guardian’s hard drives is just the latest evidence that reporters can’t trust the Obama administration on spying claims
Long all-volunteer, Guernica Mag looks toward paying its contributors - The 10-year-old online mag hired its first full-time employee and is launching a second Kickstarter
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“Make yourself indispensable. Dispel any rumors, however quiet, that you are just there for a ‘quota’”
Nate Silver drills into the numbers
“A single page in a glossy magazine could be discounted by more than half its open rate and still get an effective CPM of about $70. Online display ad CPMs average under $3”
With the relaunch comes the archive
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.