The government has released some heavily-redacted legal opinions, but ProPublica, the ACLU, and others say that’s not enough
By Lauren Kirchner Jan 15, 2014 at 02:55 PM
This past November, ProPublica attempted to open up "the smallest nesting doll" of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court's legal opinions... More
By Deron Lee May 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KS — Missouri’s death-penalty regime took two shots across the bow on Thursday, as dual lawsuits were filed... More
By Susannah Nesmith and Jonathan Peters Jun 20, 2014 at 11:12 AM
MIAMI, FL — Police departments around the country increasingly are using sophisticated technology to surveil American citizens by monitoring cellphone... More
In Missouri, it’s against the law to name pharmacies that produce drugs for lethal injections. Two news organizations did so anyway. What happens next?
By Deron Lee Mar 7, 2014 at 07:00 AM
From 1995 to 2006, when the state of Missouri executed a convict by lethal injection, the process was overseen by... More
How Forbes got to $475 million - That’s what a Hong Kong investor has agreed to pay for a firm that two years ago had trouble paying its rent
Journalists subpoenaed in ‘pink-slime’ suit - BPI wants emails from NYT’s Michael Moss, public-health lawyer Michele Simon, and others
Bloomberg struggles to break out of the box - Justin Smith’s ambitious digital transformation hits some bumps
The Grand Dame of Florida reporting has retired twice, but she’s still causing trouble - A conversation with the Tampa Bay Times’ Lucy Morgan
Embedded with the Koch brothers - Hometown reporters get rare access to the media-shy oilmen, with mixed results
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
The beginning of the end of burner phones?
“‘Richard?’ I say. ‘Richard?’ I shove his shoulder and nothing happens. He is dead. He is on my watch and he is dead. I hear gurgling. Breathing. He’s on my watch and he is not dead.”
“Here’s how not to suck at it: Don’t write like an entertainment reporter”
“[R]ather than immediately launching a large collection of digital ‘magazines’ based on strong, expert journalists with their own followings, as we imagined earlier, we’ll begin by building out the two we’ve started and then explore adding new ones as we learn”
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.