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The Wall Street Journal Pooh-Poohs Bank Transfer Day

This Wall Street Journal story on Bank Transfer Day, the push to get people to move their money out of... More

WSJ: Federal Regulator Bares Fangs At Wall Street

The Wall Street Journal has a reports this morning that federal regulators are playing smashmouth with Wall Street over their... More

CPI Shows Some Credit Unions Gouging Customers, Payday Lender-Style

The Center for Public Integrity's Ben Hallman has an excellent investigation at iWatch News exposing how some credit unions are... More

Some Questions on the Debit-Reform Story

It strikes me that this Wall Street Journal story on the banks' "strange bedfellows" opposing debit-card rules probably should have... More

The Times Eyes New Fees From the Banks

Everybody who skipped Bank Transfer Day ought to read this New York Times story today on how giant banks are... 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


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”

Forest Service says media needs photography permit in wilderness areas, alarming First Amendment advocates (Oregonian)

“Under rules being finalized in November, a reporter who met a biologist, wildlife advocate or whistleblower alleging neglect in any of the nation’s 100 million acres of wilderness would first need special approval to shoot photos or videos even on an iPhone”

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The Business of Digital Journalism

A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

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Questions and exercises for journalism students.