Why didn’t NBC, Fox News or CBS 2 examine Deborah Cavallaro’s insurance cancellation story before they aired it—like the LA Times did?
By Trudy Lieberman Nov 4, 2013 at 04:10 PM
Deborah Cavallaro, a real estate agent in suburban Los Angeles, sure became a minor media celeb last week. Cavallaro, a... More
By Ryan Chittum Feb 21, 2013 at 06:50 AM
John Gapper's Financial Times review of the new Hank Greenberg (the disgraced former AIG CEO, not the All Star baseball... More
By Ryan Chittum Mar 3, 2011 at 01:02 PM
I took the hammer to The Washington Times the other day for a dumb story on a report that says... 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
In magnificent defense of snark
An obituary for a small-town newspaper
Interesting look at the economics of a shadowy part of the publishing industry
The woes of BuzzFeed’s new books editor
Timelapse of a photo-realistic painting of the actor being done on an iPad
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.