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
In 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
Gillian 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
During 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
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
“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.
“I feel the need to offer my perspective as someone who is not a teenager but who has thought about these issues extensively for years.”
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