United States Project
Matthew Yglesias retreats from his argument, but not far enough. He forgot state and local reporting.
By Steven Waldman Mar 25, 2013 at 12:45 PM
Matt Yglesias has more or less conceded that there is a flaw in his argument--that we are living in the... More
In the Menendez affair, ABC News is looking better and better for having stepped away from a story that the Daily Caller is still trying to flog
By Mariah Blake Mar 5, 2013 at 04:27 PM
For the last two months, the press has been rehashing allegations that Senator Robert Menendez slept with prostitutes, some... More
By Trudy Lieberman Apr 11, 2013 at 02:58 PM
A piece on NPR's All Things Considered that aired Monday did little to enlighten listeners about a major change... More
Research shows nurse practitioners are as good as MDs at primary care, where there is a big shortage. But who knows about it?
By Sibyl Shalo Wilmont Apr 4, 2013 at 03:00 PM
A few days ago, I got an email asking me to sign a petition on the White House website, urging... More
By David Cay Johnston Apr 30, 2013 at 02:52 PM
Last week, we pointed to a piece of news that we have yet to read or hear from most... More
An immensely ambitious project requires hugely creative coverage. California had it, for a while. Time to try again?
By John Mecklin Apr 18, 2013 at 11:03 AM
Californians might be forgiven for being puzzled about the merits of their state's ambitious high-speed rail program. The sprawling,... More
By Walter Shapiro Mar 18, 2013 at 02:59 PM
In the three months since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, daily coverage of the gun issue has... More
By Trudy Lieberman Apr 16, 2013 at 03:29 PM
You have to give the AP an A for effort, for at least trying to tell its huge audience... More
By Trudy Lieberman Apr 9, 2013 at 11:02 AM
The leaks from the White House and the circulation of pre-budget talking points on Friday made it clear that... More
By Trudy Lieberman Feb 26, 2013 at 03:08 PM
National Journal's Margot Sanger-Katz picked up a juicy Washington tidbit worth passing on to healthcare reporters and interested readers.... More
By Trudy Lieberman Apr 3, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Inc.'s Adam Bluestein and Julie Weed of The New York Times have come up with an interesting way of covering... More
By Sibyl Shalo Wilmont Apr 11, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Leave it to Fox News Channel's Dr. Manny (Alvarez) to scare the audience away from open and honest discussion... More
Elites are debating the shape of our future. It’s time for some mainstream reporting to deepen the discussion
By Trudy Lieberman May 3, 2013 at 11:09 AM
It's pretty clear by now that elite media, in their news columns and opinion pages, have had a big hand... More
By Sibyl Shalo Wilmont Feb 28, 2013 at 12:11 PM
This is the first installment in an occasional series that will examine media coverage of public initiatives aimed at ending... More
By Trudy Lieberman Jan 28, 2013 at 11:20 AM
This is the second of an occasional series of posts called "The Big Boys," which will examine how the media... More
‘See you on the other side’ - Meet Jessica Lum, a terminally ill 25-year-old who chose to spend what little time she had practicing journalism
#Realtalk: This is the best moment to be in journalism - The old stuff isn’t coming back, but that’s okay
Streams of consciousness - Millennials expect a steady diet of quick-hit, social-media-mediated bits and bytes. What does that mean for journalism?
Sticking with the truth - How ‘balanced’ coverage helped sustain the bogus claim that childhood vaccines can cause autism
An ink-stained stretch - Can Aaron Kushner save the Orange County Register—and the newspaper industry?
Matt Yglesias watched every Star Trek movie and every episode of every TV show in the franchise
The press and Congress are asking the wrong questions
A video that appears to show Toronto’s mayor smoking crack is being shopped around by a group of Somali men involved in the drug trade
The threat of even grander leaks
HD footage from the World Trade Center’s new spire
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.