By Alissa Quart Jul 24, 2008 at 09:00 AM
Clichés are sometimes true. Here’s one—photographers don’t like to give speeches. At a recent event, photographer Antonin Kratochvil screened slideshows... More
Arthur Sulzberger Jr. is racing to transform the embattled New York Times for the digital age. Is he up to the job?
By Douglas McCollam Jul 15, 2008 at 09:00 AM
Corporate annual meetings are generally drowsy affairs—a pep talk by management, some PowerPoint graphics, a little predetermined voting, all topped... More
By Robert Weintraub Jul 3, 2008 at 09:00 AM
“All I ever wanted to be was a newspaper writer.” Those were the self-eulogizing words of Tony Kornheiser upon accepting... More
By Megan Garber Jul 1, 2008 at 09:00 AM
A few miles east of Detroit’s gleaming new ballpark and glittering new casino hotels, a few miles west of the... More
By Lawrence Lanahan Jul 10, 2008 at 09:00 AM
In late August, as the Democrats convene in Denver to choose their presidential nominee, residents of the Gulf Coast will... More
By Mariah Blake Jul 1, 2008 at 09:00 AM
Even in this era of editorial reinvention, few media outlets have remade themselves as completely as the legendary German-language newspaper... More
Ideas & Reviews
By James Boylan Aug 26, 2008 at 09:00 AM
Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, The End of Civilization By Nicholson Baker Simon & Schuster 576 pages,... More
By Michael Schudson & Danielle Haas Aug 21, 2008 at 09:00 AM
The decade-long collaboration between the Project for Excellence in Journalism and several academics led by Wellesley College political scientist Marion... More
Vincent Sheean’s Personal History reminds us what foreign coverage once was and what it might be again
By John Maxwell Hamilton Aug 14, 2008 at 01:37 PM
On a dreary day in October 1922, a young man from Pana, a small town in southern Illinois, walked into... 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.