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Christmas

Hawaii Four-Four

Digging deep on the president’s Christmas vacation

Pity the poor political writer who must spend his or her pre-holiday hours eking out a report on the President’s... More

Holiday Reading List

Recommend a book for a journalist this season

This holiday season, there’s nothing better you can give your favorite overworked journalist than a good book, with a note... More

Yule Love This

Making a list of holiday expressions

A couple of years ago we discussed some of abuse that poor, misused apostrophes suffer this time of year, in... More

Alessandra Stanley’s troubling history of error

Why one editor won’t run any more op-eds by the Heritage Foundation’s top economist - A reply to Paul Krugman on state taxes and job growth made some incorrect claims

Is ISIS a faith-based terrorist group? - Journalists and scholars disagree about how much Islam, rather than politics and power, drives Muslim extremists

Why Bill Simmons might leave ESPN - Other outlets would jump at the chance to gain his following

Why news organizations are abandoning the Redskins - The media mostly avoids Washington’s football team name


Swedish scientists sneak Dylan quotes into articles (The Guardian)

Whoever nets the most before retirement wins a free lunch

Mag for dog haters is a hit in Germany (WSJ)

Poop and Pooches. That is all

A data viz reading list (Susan McGregor)

Useful resources for journalists

Video shows Mexican drug lord paying journalists for ‘good press’ (Fusion)

“This video suggests that organized crime is trying to buy off journalists, creating a new brand of narco-journalism”

Bloggingheads

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

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Who Owns What

The Business of Digital Journalism

A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Study Guides

Questions and exercises for journalism students.