Ann Louise Bardach has spent fifteen years in relentless pursuit of the island nation, its dictator, its exiles, and their secrets.
By Bree Nordenson Mar 1, 2007 at 08:30 AM
I met Ann Louise Bardach at her house in Santa Barbara one afternoon in early January. I was running late... More
By Robert Kuttner Mar 1, 2007 at 08:30 AM
By the usual indicators, daily newspapers are in a deepening downward spiral. The new year brought reports of more newsroom... More
That gee-whiz medical segment on your local TV news? It was produced and written by the very hospital it’s touting.
By Trudy Lieberman Mar 1, 2007 at 08:30 AM
NOTE: This story has been corrected, as detailed in a note at the end of the piece When 19 thousand... More
Fake news is back, but our tolerance for it isn’t what it was before journalism donned the mantle of authority.
By Robert Love Mar 1, 2007 at 08:30 AM
Just before his famous confrontation with Tucker Carlson on CNN ’s Crossfire two years ago, Jon Stewart was introduced as... More
Fifteen months after he enraged the Muslim world, Danish editor Flemming Rose’s conscience is clear.
By Alia Malek Mar 1, 2007 at 08:30 AM
It’s been fifteen months since the publication by the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten of a series of cartoons depicting the... More
By Lynn J. Cook Mar 1, 2007 at 08:30 AM
Virtually every story can be boiled down to one thing: money. Who has it? Who doesn’t? Who’s successfully lobbying for... More
By Michael Schudson & Tony Dokoupil Mar 1, 2007 at 08:30 AM
The present wave of cost- cutting, job-eliminating, and bureau-closing is just one reason journalism is widely believed to be an... More
By Michael Massing Mar 1, 2007 at 08:30 AM
In early January, more than 6,000 journalists from around the world descended on Detroit’s Cobo Center for the annual Detroit... More
Ideas & Reviews
Most mothers have to work to make ends meet but the press writes mostly about the elite few who don’t.
By E.J. Graff Mar 1, 2007 at 08:30 AM
On October 26, 2003, The New York Times Magazine jump-started a century-long debate about women who work. On the cover... More
By Russell Working Mar 1, 2007 at 08:30 AM
Early last year, my cousin, a Marine captain based in Okinawa, sent me a Wall Street Journal story about changes... More
Fox News not outraged by retailers’ War on Thanksgiving - As giant stores commercialize the last holdout, Bill O’Reilly & Co. shrug
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.
Disappointing Deadspin - It broke the Manti Te’o story, but then stopped reporting and resumed trashing
Healthcare in Great Britain vs. healthcare in the USA: part one - A conversation with Chris Smyth, health reporter for The Times of London
Asperger’s, pedophiles, and questionable motivations - A dart to the Daily Beast, for its ill-informed speculation on Adam Lanza’s psyche
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
When it comes to great magazine writing, what’s in a name?
The race to photograph every corner and crevice on the planet
“The characters are as rollicking and fun as the ocean setting. The narrator, Ishmael, is just a really good guy”
Hint: He’s not real—shhh…
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.