By The Editors Apr 4, 2013 at 06:49 AM
At a motel in Memphis, Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated by James Earl Ray on April 4, 1968. The... More
By The Editors Mar 21, 2013 at 06:49 AM
On March 21, 1965, 3,200 civil rights demonstrators led by the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. began a "freedom march"... 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
By Joel Meares Feb 1, 2011 at 02:25 PM
The U.S. ambassador to China, Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., officially confirmed his resignation yesterday, handing President Obama a letter stating... 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?
Jane Hall interviews Barton Gellman about his NSA stories, including how Edward Snowden contacted him
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.