Some newspapers have apologized for ignoring black voices before and during the civil rights era. More papers should.
By Meg Heckman Aug 28, 2013 at 06:50 AM
For the last several months, I've worked alongside law students in the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at Northeastern... More
Brother Outsider offers a touching portrait of Bayard Rustin, an unsung hero of the civil rights movement
By Edirin Oputu Sep 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Even on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington--a march he organized--the name Bayard Rustin rings hardly any bells.... More
Trying to wrap your mind around the Voting Rights Act in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling on it, and the Justice Department’s decision to weigh in aggressively in voting-rights cases? Here’s a guide to readings and resources
By Mariah Blake Jul 25, 2013 at 12:44 PM
UPDATE, July 25, 2013 (This replaces two earlier updates): On Tuesday, June 25, the Supreme Court dismantled a key provision... More
16 women whose digital startups deserve Vox-level plaudits - A look at the media entrepreneurs who aren’t grabbing headlines
Why was ‘Dasani’ shut out of the Pulitzers? - 5 problems with The New York Times’ ambitious, influential series on the life of one homeless Brooklyn girl
The AP downplays its Obamacare scoop - Repeal on deductible caps marks another step in The Great Cost Shift
The enduring pull of mag covers - Why do magazine cover images still hold so much cultural power in this decline-of-print era?
Michael Wolff’s digital media bloopers - The Newser founder trolls (other) digital-news companies
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“My belief … is that conservatism as we know it is doomed”
The proposal comes three months after a federal appeals court struck down, for the second time, agency rules intended to guarantee a free and open Internet
Michael Pollan thinks Wall Street has way too much influence over what we eat
“The core of what I do at Fusion will be post-text”
Constant disappointment is his secret sauce
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.