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What New Orleans is losing

I n the years since the Times-Picayune and the city of New Orleans endured the trauma of Hurricane Katrina, it... More

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The Instagram campaign

Every presidential campaign produces its share of iconic images, but never before have we been able to see trail... More

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Pinterest is the media’s newest BFF

“What is Pinterest and why should I care?” asked a recent blog post on TheAtlantic.com. In case you’ve managed... More

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Show us how the game is rigged

On November 26, 2011, The New York Times published an investigation of Ronald Lauder’s aggressive use of strategies available... More

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Here’s to another fifty

C JR’s debut was mostly greeted with “bouquets,” though a few readers, our second issue noted, “reacted with unblemished hostility.”... More

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Fostering an awareness of our commonalities, ten years after September 11th

Four planes. One-hundred-and-two minutes of the towers smoking. Almost three thousand dead. Then, suddenly, it is ten years later,... More

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Jill Abramson, the first woman at the helm of The New York Times

“OMG. It’s official, women run the world,” wrote Dennis M. Madison, a New York Times reader who posted a... More

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Attacks on reporters and photographers in the Arab world threaten journalism everywhere

Is journalism worth dying for? Murdered journalist Anna Politkovskaya’s editor used those words as the title of a posthumously... More

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Al Jazeera showed global media how to cover an uprising

>Al Jazeera, the pan-Arab satellite news network, showed global media how to cover a people’s uprising—by getting right into the... More

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Notes on 2010, the year of WikiLeaks

It began in April with the release of a video showing Apache helicopter pilots killing civilians, including two Reuters employees,... 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


Photojournalism while pregnant (NYT Mag)

“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.”

We should all step back from security journalism (Medium)

“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”

Trust In Business And Media Is Declining, But People Have Faith In Search Engines (Buzzfeed)

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.

With New Charlie Hebdo Cover, News Value Should Have Prevailed (NYT)

Public editor Margaret Sullivan on why the paper should have published the images.

Bloggingheads

Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute

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The Business of Digital Journalism

A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

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