By Julie Lasson Fromowitz Jul 10, 2014 at 12:30 PM
Ten years after a professor told Guernica Magazine founder and editor in chief Michael Archer to open a free magazine... More
An email correspondence between a freelancer and an editor has ignited a widespread discussion in the business
By Kira Goldenberg Mar 6, 2013 at 03:50 PM
On Monday, journalist Nate Thayer published email correspondence with an Atlantic editor. She asked if he would shorten one of... More
By Alexis Sobel Fitts Aug 1, 2013 at 02:56 PM
As a young writer Pacific Standard digital director Nicholas Jackson built his career through a time-honored tradition: cold-emailing editors. "I... More
By Alexis Sobel Fitts Jul 12, 2013 at 05:07 PM
In our July/August issue, CJR published Francesca Borri's wrenching essay about the difficulties of covering conflict as a freelancer (and... More
Brick by brick - After years of shrinking ambition at The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos has the paper thinking global domination
Gawker’s so-far successful experiment in making office chats public - Are group chat rooms a waste of time or essential to running a modern newsroom?
A new course in video games journalism - As an art form grows up, can the critics keep pace?
On the NSA, a White House credibility problem - The AP report on the destruction of The Guardian’s hard drives is just the latest evidence that reporters can’t trust the Obama administration on spying claims
Long all-volunteer, Guernica Mag looks toward paying its contributors - The 10-year-old online mag hired its first full-time employee and is launching a second Kickstarter
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“Make yourself indispensable. Dispel any rumors, however quiet, that you are just there for a ‘quota’”
Nate Silver drills into the numbers
“A single page in a glossy magazine could be discounted by more than half its open rate and still get an effective CPM of about $70. Online display ad CPMs average under $3”
With the relaunch comes the archive
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.