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

our 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

MG. 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

s 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

l 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

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

16 women whose digital startups deserve Vox-level plaudits - A look at the media entrepreneurs who aren’t grabbing headlines

Why was ‘Dasani’ shut out of the Pulitzers? - 5 problems with The New York Times’ ambitious, influential series on the life of one homeless Brooklyn girl

The AP downplays its Obamacare scoop - Repeal on deductible caps marks another step in The Great Cost Shift

The enduring pull of mag covers - Why do magazine cover images still hold so much cultural power in this decline-of-print era?

Michael Wolff’s digital media bloopers - The Newser founder trolls (other) digital-news companies


The shirt on your back

How did the clothes you’re wearing get to you? We trace the human cost of the Bangladeshi garment industry in video, words and pictures

Anxious royalist

Fantastic letter in The Times

Coming out as a porn star

How do you tell your family and friends?

The truth about Google X

A look behind the secretive lab’s closed doors

New Jersey’s good government

Despite the bridge scandal, Chris Christie’s state is relatively transparent and accountable. CJR’s Greg Marx talks to Gordon Witkin

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The Business of Digital Journalism

A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

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