By Ryan Chittum Dec 6, 2013 at 06:50 AM
Dave Weigel goes after BuzzFeed, which wants to be taken seriously as a news organization, but doesn't want the responsibilities... More
Initially there were only a few viral hoaxes. Now, with the immense popularity of social media, they are happening almost daily.
By Alicia Shepard Dec 13, 2013 at 06:50 AM
You know how it goes. You are on Twitter. You see something outrageous. You click on the link. Really, they... More
By Zach Schonfeld Feb 10, 2014 at 06:50 AM
Stephen Glass, the wunderkind journalist who was discovered to have fabricated dozens of New Republic articles in 1998, is in... More
By Craig Silverman Apr 15, 2011 at 11:25 AM
The last time the media fell for a Yes Men-affiliated hoax press release, it inspired a discussion about speed versus... More
Brick by brick - After years of shrinking ambition at The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos has the paper thinking global domination
The toy department shall lead us - Why sports media have always been newsroom innovators
Rosie the scribbler - Why women are leading coverage of the war-torn Middle East
Crunching the numbers on self-publishing - How much profit did four writers make from online publishing platforms?
Are we journalists first? - The longstanding debate about whether and when a reporter can intervene in a story is rekindled in the age of inequality
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“You could probably deep-fry racism and for a minute I’d be like, you know, racism isn’t that bad”
“[P]ieces about her piece had a better chance of getting that famous BuzzFeed ‘social lift’ because of the interest in the material (or, at least, the singer)”
“The main challenge that FiveThirtyEight and Vox (and, to a lesser extent, The Upshot) face is that they overpromised before they were launched but underdelivered after they went public”
The despair overcomes language barriers
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.
Mainstream coverage of sexual assault on college campuses grew only after powerful men entered the conversation – The issue, long covered by reporters in the feminist space, attracted more coverage in the wake of a PSA from the executive branch