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By David Uberti Sep 10, 2014 at 04:17 PM
The murders of James Foley and Steven Sotloff ignited fierce debate over how to react when a reporter is kidnapped.... More
By Sara Morrison Oct 11, 2012 at 04:40 PM
This American Life host Ira Glass recently did an “Ask Me Anything” on Reddit. “Sound_Sop” asked him: “It’s 2012 and... More
By Sara Morrison Dec 19, 2012 at 03:40 PM
The Columbia Journalism School announced the winners of the 2013 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University awards on Wednesday. Fourteen broadcast, digital,... More
What kind of stories can artists, designers, and writers tell when teamed up with data scientists and coders?
By Aparna Alluri Mar 3, 2014 at 02:50 PM
On Friday, Ellen Weinstein, an award-winning illustrator based in New York, found herself in unusual company. She was in one... More
CJR asked eight J-school professors what they wished they’d read and listened to before starting out
By Hazel Sheffield Sep 10, 2012 at 04:02 PM
The Columbia campus is suddenly flooded with new students, some of them young journalists about to embark on the 10-month... More
In addition to her career as a critic, Crist will be remembered by over half a century’s worth of students
By Hazel Sheffield Aug 7, 2012 at 12:53 PM
Judith Crist, the influential film critic, died today at her home in Manhattan. She was 90, and known to millions... 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.