By Sasha Chavkin Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
A strange thing happens when you turn on the news in Hawaii. Tune into the 10pm local newscast on KGMB,... More
By Jay Rosen Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
The elemental question that CJR has asked me to address, "What is journalism for?" is 100 times better than the... More
By Joel Simon Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
When young people took to the streets of Istanbul in June to rally to preserve a downtown park, the... More
By Jane Hampden Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
"Land ho!" shouts a redheaded boy, finger pointing over the guardrail of the ferryboat's upper deck. His mother holds onto... More
Is it okay that Ukraine’s journalists are using protests and political theater to fight for press freedom?
By Maria Danilova Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
One breezy morning in June, a group of leading Ukrainian journalists drove to the small village of Novi Petrivtsi,... More
By The Editors Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
In the July/August issue of CJR, Francesca Borri wrote a powerful essay about the plight of being a freelancer,... More
By The Editors Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
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Ideas & Reviews
By Michael Meyer Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
In the early hours of October 1, 1965, a group of junior officers in the Indonesian military assassinated six... More
The national conversation about same-sex marriage has shifted. What are the challenges now for the journalists who cover it?
By Christopher Massie Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
On June 12, two weeks before the Supreme Court, in separate rulings, struck down parts of the Defense of... More
By Justin Peters Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet By Finn Brunton The MIT Press 270 pages Hardcover $27.95 In... More
By Trevor Quirk Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM
The House of Journalists: A Novel By Tim Finch Farrar, Straus and Giroux 304 pages Hardcover $26 When... More
Virginian-Pilot journalists: Corporate management pressure is stifling coverage - “Lovers of journalism in this newsroom are pissed. It’s bad.”
Paper files public records request—and city’s response is a lawsuit - Local officials argue Montana courts should strike balance between privacy and disclosure
BBC Pop-Up reports from small town America - A small team is traveling across the United States for six months in hopes of finding underreported local stories
What game design can do for journalism - Three newly selected fellows at American University talk about the medium’s future
Timeline, an app based on ‘the history of…’ - But chronology doesn’t reveal everything
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“Momentarily forgetting I was pregnant, I jockeyed for a position close enough to capture the initial moments of euphoria, hurling myself into the mix of hundreds of frenzied relatives. As the weight of men started to close in on me, I realized how vulnerable I was and started to panic.”
“It should be made clear, in law, that the tasks security reseachers do to make the net more secure and journalists do to understand and contextualize the truth for the public are not crimes”
People have become less trusting of major institutions, according to the annual Edelman Trust Barometer. And large majorities doubt that businesses want to make the world a better place.
Public editor Margaret Sullivan on why the paper should have published the images.
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