When the Supreme Court issued two gay marriage-related decisions Wednesday, a rush to coverage meant a loss of precision
By Jennifer Vanasco Jun 27, 2013 at 03:20 PM
The most common errors I saw in the first day of stories about the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decisions were... More
By Jennifer Vanasco Jun 17, 2013 at 06:50 AM
On Wednesday, CJR and the ACLU co-hosted a panel at Washington, DC's Newseum on how journalists can better cover same-sex... More
By The Editors Jun 15, 2013 at 11:30 AM
CJR hosted a panel discussion on June 12, "We Now Pronounce You..." to look at the ways journalists do, and... More
If enough people were unsubscribing from cable, networks might have eventually gotten out of the broadcast business altogether and abandoned their local satellites
By Sarah Laskow Jun 25, 2014 at 12:15 PM
This morning, the Supreme Court ruled against Aereo, the company that had made a business of capturing TV broadcast over... 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
“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!
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
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.