By Ryan Chittum Oct 29, 2012 at 06:50 AM
The New Republic's Timothy Noah and The Atlantic's Matthew O'Brien demolish a Wall Street Journal op-ed by Kevin "Dow 36,000"... More
By Ryan Chittum Jan 9, 2013 at 06:50 AM
The New York Times scoops that AIG, recipient of a $180 billion bailout from taxpayers, will meet today to hear... More
By Ryan Chittum Jan 13, 2012 at 09:45 PM
Jeffrey Verschleiser is in the news for renting out the entire ninety-four room Hotel Jerome this weekend for his daughter's... More
By Ryan Chittum Mar 17, 2011 at 11:30 AM
The Wall Street Journal has an excellent story today reporting on the country's modern-day debtors' prisons, which I'd thought were... More
Fox News not outraged by retailers’ War on Thanksgiving - As giant stores commercialize the last holdout, Bill O’Reilly & Co. shrug
BuzzFeed’s all-positive books section - It doesn’t make sense to pledge positivity if your aim is to provide readers with critics’ takes on new books. It makes more sense if your aim is to cultivate a thriving community.
Disappointing Deadspin - It broke the Manti Te’o story, but then stopped reporting and resumed trashing
Healthcare in Great Britain vs. healthcare in the USA: part one - A conversation with Chris Smyth, health reporter for The Times of London
Asperger’s, pedophiles, and questionable motivations - A dart to the Daily Beast, for its ill-informed speculation on Adam Lanza’s psyche
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
Immune to Upworthy headlines yet?
‘Too good to check’ used to be a warning to newspaper editors not to jump on bullshit stories. Now it’s a business model
The two civil rights leaders were radicals—and they were right
Political lessons from a lifelong political activist
Timelapse of a photo-realistic painting of the actor being done on an iPad
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.