With reform push stalled, it’s time to focus on fundamentals—and explore how the issue looks from across the border
By Richard Parker Jul 12, 2013 at 03:00 PM
AUSTIN, TX -- As Congress careens toward its annual August recess, the fate of immigration reform is unresolved. House Republicans... More
By Deron Lee Sep 6, 2013 at 11:00 AM
FAIRWAY, KS -- Texas and Missouri no longer square off as Big 12 opponents, but governors Rick Perry and Jay... More
Our correspondent recaps the conversation at a CJR event in Austin, and adds some thoughts of his own
By Richard Parker Oct 4, 2013 at 11:54 AM
AUSTIN, TX -- Last week on the sprawling, sunny campus of the University of Texas at Austin, some of the... More
The state and the feds are still at odds over core election issues. Will coverage match the urgency of the moment?
By Richard Parker Aug 22, 2013 at 02:50 PM
AUSTIN, TX -- In the coming months, a federal appellate court in Texas will rule on whether the Justice Department... More
By Richard Parker Jul 24, 2013 at 02:50 PM
AUSTIN, TX -- He is the chosen one. The frontrunner. The presumptive nominee, and even the likely next governor of... More
Stop using ‘Brooklyn’ to mean hipster neighborhoods - Elite-oriented outlets typically only cover the borough’s most affluent, Manhattan-adjacent neighborhoods
The Reporters Committee is about to start suing people to help journalists - Katie Townsend joins the organization as its first litigation director
How a Nebraska newspaper kicked off a major prison sentencing scandal - The Omaha World-Herald found that hundreds of inmates were being released early
On media freedom, United Nations plays by its own rules - Months of international crises raises the stakes for reporting on the UN, but investigative journalists remain without a right to information
Keep calm and write a headline worth reading - Ease up on the exaggerations because someday you may need those explosive adjectives when a truly big story lands
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“Amid a months-long battle with administrators for editorial control … the Playwickian’s faculty adviser was suspended for two days this week”
Apple included language in its first Transparency Report to say that it had not been subject to a Section 215 Patriot Act request. That language is now gone.
Buzzword, buzzword, buzzword. Isn’t the buzzword on your mind now? Perhaps it is on other people’s minds? Read on or you’ll be clueless, dated, and without any friends in the world. Buzzword again!
The British reporter-turned-editor has made good on her promises to bring politics to the magazine, win some very big-deal journalism awards, and secure the most interesting exclusive interviews
Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.