By Justin D. Martin Oct 21, 2011 at 04:52 PM
Not since the disintegration of the Soviet Union have so many opponents of free expression quickly fallen from executive power.... More
By Curtis Brainard and Cristine Russell Jul 6, 2011 at 05:00 PM
Doha, Qatar—The Arab Spring that toppled governments in North Africa and the Middle East turned into an Arab summer for... More
By James Fahn Jul 11, 2011 at 02:00 PM
Doha, Qatar—“Water flows uphill toward money and power,” said hydrologist Tony Allan, citing a political truism during a talk here... More
Citizens need good journalism to explain confusing times, but many Egyptians don’t trust their media
By Jared Malsin Jul 18, 2012 at 06:50 AM
CAIRO, EGYPT — Egyptian newsstands today offer a lively range of options, including three government-owned papers, papers affiliated with political... More
By Kathryn Brenzel Jun 3, 2013 at 11:00 AM
The post-revolutionary euphoria that followed Libya's 2011 uprising against dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi spawned dozens of new media outlets--at least 69,... More
By Shibani Mahtani May 10, 2011 at 04:05 PM
This past weekend was a historic one for Singapore, the small southeast Asian city-state that often escapes the attention of... More
By Vivian Salama Apr 30, 2013 at 06:50 AM
Like many things in Egypt these days, the fight to save the Egypt Independent from termination went viral almost instantly.... More
By The Editors May 5, 2011 at 10:30 AM
“Autocratic Arab governments have long controlled news and information with an iron hand, writes Lawrence Pintak in the cover story... 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”
And why we changed the way we work
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.