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
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.