By Julia Ioffe Sep 28, 2010 at 06:00 AM
n Election Day 2008, two African-American men in black fatigues and berets stood outside a polling station in a predominantly... More
By Jill Drew Sep 23, 2010 at 06:00 AM
s the video begins, no announcer welcomes you, no headline scrolls across the computer screen. There is no need for... More
By Chrystia Freeland Jul 22, 2010 at 08:00 AM
nyone who has spent time in a newsroom lately is familiar with the conversation—generally conducted in the “hushed tone you... More
John Conroy spent years exposing police torture in Chicago. Now the alleged leader is on trial, and the reporter is laid off.
By Don Terry Jul 15, 2010 at 08:00 AM
f life were fair and the gods of journalism just, I would be able to report to you that... More
By Lisa Anderson Jul 6, 2010 at 11:56 AM
As of early June, Paper Cuts, a blog that keeps track of announced buyouts and layoffs at newspapers, counted a... More
By Jake Batsell Jul 6, 2010 at 08:00 AM
Click here to watch an interview with Texas Tribune chairman John Thornton and editor Evan Smith. week after the March... More
By Alissa Quart Jun 29, 2010 at 08:00 AM
ctress Jenny McCarthy’s favorite line is, “My son is my science.” She’s an autism activist who insists that vaccines caused... More
By Greg Marx Jun 1, 2010 at 08:00 AM
n January 8, Marc Ambinder, the widely-read political reporter and blogger for The Atlantic, found a copy of Game Change,... More
By Jamie Kalven May 25, 2010 at 05:00 AM
hipwrecked by the sea change in their industry, many journalists are looking to philanthropy and academia as safe harbors. Numerous... More
By Justin Peters May 20, 2010 at 05:00 AM
hristopher R. Weingarten reviews records on Twitter under the name “1000TimesYes.” In January, he decided to make a full set... More
By Jill Drew May 11, 2010 at 08:00 AM
t a story meeting for California Watch, the nonprofit investigative news startup, employees sit around a conference table as Robert... More
By Barbara Moran May 3, 2010 at 03:27 PM
nouschka and I stood in the parking lot of an empty gas station, leaning against the hood of the rental... 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?
Jane Hall interviews Barton Gellman about his NSA stories, including how Edward Snowden contacted him
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.