By Curtis Brainard Jun 29, 2012 at 06:50 AM
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — With 72 journalists killed so far this year, 2012 is on pace to... More
By Ryan Chittum May 9, 2013 at 06:50 AM
The New York Times is good to go page one with a story on a fascinating lawsuit in Georgia that... More
By Lauren Kirchner Jan 4, 2011 at 01:12 PM
As drug cartel and gang violence escalates, Mexico is becoming one of the most dangerous places in the world to... More
By Ryan Chittum Sep 17, 2012 at 06:50 AM
The Washington Post rah-rah story on trade with Mexico last week left out key context for its American readers. The... More
By Javier Garza Ramos Jun 10, 2011 at 11:41 AM
What if American law enforcement agents arrested more than six hundred drug dealing suspects in more than twenty cities across... 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
“[i]n the wake of the recent scandals, women have been driving the story, providing a perspective that their male counterparts simply cannot”
“Amid a months-long battle with administrators for editorial control … the Playwickian’s faculty adviser was suspended for two days this week”
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!
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.