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When a news executive sits on a bank’s board

The FT Group’s Fairhead is a director of troubled HSBC

It’s unusual—rare, even—for the CEO of a major financial news and information concern to serve on the board of directors... More

The worst journalism of 2014 - A recap of this year’s most cringeworthy news blunders

What Ferris Bueller can teach us about who counts as ‘the media’ - A Texas Supreme Court justice argues that his colleagues should have taken up the debate

Guess what? People lie to reporters - Like Jessica Pressler, I got burned once. Here’s what I did about it.

Serial creators don’t know what will happen to Adnan Syed - New developments in his legal case suggest that the outcome is wide open

‘Illegal,’ ‘undocumented,’ or something else? No clear consensus yet - Newsrooms covering immigration move away from the “I-word,” but AP style change hasn’t settled debate


The traffic lure of outrage (Slate)

“I didn’t become a journalist to peddle indignation on Facebook. But it sells—the page views don’t lie.”

NBC news producer’s sons were in the besieged school in Peshawar (NBCnews.com)

“I remained silent and didn’t know what to say — I know how such attacks on schools usually end”

Hero mom calls into CSPAN to berate her arguing pundit sons (WaPo)

“This was not planned. She called in on the normal line.”

Dick Cheney doesn’t want to call it torture but the media doesn’t have to follow (Vox)

“People deserve to know that the American government (proudly!) did things that in any other context are called torture”

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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.