By Howard W. French Oct 23, 2012 at 11:26 AM
Over the final days of the campaign, CJR is running a series of pieces under the headline “Ask Obama This”... More
Coverage of Africa needs to go beyond the sensationalistic, three experts said at a panel talk on Thursday
By Erika Fry Apr 20, 2012 at 08:59 AM
In Kenya in early March, a grenade blast linked to the terrorist group Al-Shabaab killed six people and injured 63.... More
By Elliot Ross Sep 23, 2011 at 10:24 AM
Journalism in Nigeria has never been easy work, and the new Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which finally became law... More
By James Fahn Sep 13, 2011 at 03:40 PM
What a difference a generation makes. Back in 1984-85, groundbreaking media coverage of the terrible drought and famine that affected... More
By Peter Sterne Feb 13, 2013 at 04:40 PM
Wednesday, World Radio Day, marked the 67th anniversary of the United Nations's first broadcast--"This is the United Nations calling the... More
By Curtis Brainard Sep 6, 2012 at 04:45 PM
After weeks of the media mostly failing to realize why basketball star Yao Ming’s trip to Kenya was fairly important... More
Disappointing Deadspin - It broke the Manti Te’o story, but then stopped reporting and resumed trashing
Fox News not outraged by retailers’ War on Thanksgiving - As giant stores commercialize the last holdout, Bill O’Reilly & Co. shrug
A bogus NY Post piece sets off a frenzy - Serious problems with column alleging Census rigged unemployment for Obama
GoldieBlox picks an unfair fight with the Beastie Boys - A dismal press performance on a clear case of aggressive copyright infringement
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.
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
The 184-year-old Rhode Island newspaper is the oldest major daily paper in the country
Pro-tip: “avoid critiquing writing with terms that could reasonably be used to describe a penis”
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How should I propose?
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.
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.