By Curtis Brainard May 10, 2013 at 03:00 PM
At Gina McCarthy's congressional confirmation hearing in early April, questions about transparency at the Environmental Protection Agency, which she'd been... More
By Curtis Brainard Feb 21, 2011 at 04:30 PM
Last week, my colleague Felix Salmon expressed his love for The New York Times’s front-page article on Thursday about federal... More
By Naomi Sharp Oct 23, 2013 at 02:59 PM
Since Barack Obama signed legislation to end the government shutdown last week, things in Washington have been slowly returning to... More
For some reporters, having the call ‘on background’ rather than ‘on the record’ meant that the material was essentially unusable
By Alexis Sobel Fitts Jun 12, 2014 at 11:18 AM
When the Environmental Protection Agency released the Clean Power Plant Proposal last week, which some are suggesting may signify a... 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
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
From Guatemala to New Haven, and still in limbo
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.