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
Reporters fail to capture implications of pension provision - A ‘big shift’ tucked into the spending bill goes under-examined
The New Republic: A public trust or a business? - How Chris Hughes turned a 100-year-old publication into a “product”
Serial creators don’t know what will happen to Adnan Syed - New developments in his legal case suggest that the outcome is wide open
FOIA reform dies while the press looked the other way - RIP Improvement Act of 2014
The problem with sharing uncredited photos - “Just because you put something on the internet does not give people the right to steal it”
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“I didn’t become a journalist to peddle indignation on Facebook. But it sells—the page views don’t lie.”
“I remained silent and didn’t know what to say — I know how such attacks on schools usually end”
“This was not planned. She called in on the normal line.”
“People deserve to know that the American government (proudly!) did things that in any other context are called torture”
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