Seven accomplished reporters and one great photographer talk about what they do, how they do it, and why.
By The Editors Nov 21, 2011 at 06:00 AM
Since 1961, when CJR was born, journalism has undergone all manner of seismic shifts, from hot type to wireless... More
The San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley’s own daily, was poised to ride the digital whirlwind. What happened?
By Michael Shapiro Nov 10, 2011 at 06:00 AM
1. ‘It Was Written’ Randall Keith and I are talking about the past when his boss, Dave Butler, slides... More
By Clint Hendler Nov 7, 2011 at 12:28 PM
Click here to explore CJR's 50th anniversary timeline. More
By The Editors Oct 27, 2011 at 10:40 AM
Magnum Photos, founded during the most glorious age of photojournalism, has always represented a dream of how journalism can be... More
By Curtis Brainard Sep 14, 2011 at 01:44 PM
n July 2009, just months after President Obama took office promising to revolutionize government transparency, leaders of the Society of... More
By Dave Marash Sep 8, 2011 at 06:00 AM
or the first time in history, mankind is developing a universal language: video. People now communicate with video on... More
By Dale Maharidge Sep 1, 2011 at 02:25 PM
To earn rent money, a laid-off single mother in Moulton, Alabama, has a yard sale. She parts with the bed... More
By Paul Starobin Aug 24, 2011 at 02:34 PM
n a Thursday evening this past May, Eliot Spitzer, hosting his now-cancelled CNN show, lobbed a chummy question to... More
By Pamela Newkirk May 25, 2011 at 12:00 AM
t started as a trickle. Sylvester Monroe resigned in 2006 as Sunday national editor at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and, two... More
By Archie Bland May 4, 2011 at 08:45 AM
On Thursday, July 7, James Murdoch announced that, in the wake of the paper's escalating phone-hacking scandal, the 168-year-old... More
Disappointing Deadspin - It broke the Manti Te’o story, but then stopped reporting and resumed trashing
Fox News not outraged by retailers’ War on Thanksgiving - As giant stores commercialize the last holdout, Bill O’Reilly & Co. shrug
A bogus NY Post piece sets off a frenzy - Serious problems with column alleging Census rigged unemployment for Obama
GoldieBlox picks an unfair fight with the Beastie Boys - A dismal press performance on a clear case of aggressive copyright infringement
BuzzFeed’s all-positive books section - It doesn’t make sense to pledge positivity if your aim is to provide readers with critics’ takes on new books. It makes more sense if your aim is to cultivate a thriving community.
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
The 184-year-old Rhode Island newspaper is the oldest major daily paper in the country
Pro-tip: “avoid critiquing writing with terms that could reasonably be used to describe a penis”
And why we changed the way we work
How should I propose?
Timelapse of a photo-realistic painting of the actor being done on an iPad
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.
BuzzFeed’s all-positive books section – It doesn’t make sense to pledge positivity if your aim is to provide readers with critics’ takes on new books. It makes more sense if your aim is to cultivate a thriving community.