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
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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
In 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
For 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
On 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
It 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
By Tara McKelvey May 3, 2011 at 08:30 AM
In the spring of 2009, New York Times reporter David Rohde was being held captive by Taliban gunmen in a... More
Stop using ‘Brooklyn’ to mean hipster neighborhoods - Elite-oriented outlets typically only cover the borough’s most affluent, Manhattan-adjacent neighborhoods
The Reporters Committee is about to start suing people to help journalists - Katie Townsend joins the organization as its first litigation director
How a Nebraska newspaper kicked off a major prison sentencing scandal - The Omaha World-Herald found that hundreds of inmates were being released early
On media freedom, United Nations plays by its own rules - Months of international crises raises the stakes for reporting on the UN, but investigative journalists remain without a right to information
Keep calm and write a headline worth reading - Ease up on the exaggerations because someday you may need those explosive adjectives when a truly big story lands
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“Amid a months-long battle with administrators for editorial control … the Playwickian’s faculty adviser was suspended for two days this week”
Apple included language in its first Transparency Report to say that it had not been subject to a Section 215 Patriot Act request. That language is now gone.
Buzzword, buzzword, buzzword. Isn’t the buzzword on your mind now? Perhaps it is on other people’s minds? Read on or you’ll be clueless, dated, and without any friends in the world. Buzzword again!
The British reporter-turned-editor has made good on her promises to bring politics to the magazine, win some very big-deal journalism awards, and secure the most interesting exclusive interviews
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.