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
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
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