By Curtis Brainard Feb 20, 2013 at 03:45 PM
It's no secret that journalists, especially those on the science beat, don't think that President Obama has lived up his... More
By Hazel Sheffield Aug 23, 2012 at 03:00 PM
When a former Marine started writing Onion-style stories on the satirical military news site he launched in March, he had... More
By Ryan Chittum Jan 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The Wall Street Journal has an excellent front-page investigation into how banks near military bases are gouging customers with overdraft... More
By David Cay Johnston Feb 22, 2013 at 12:14 PM
Americans are not especially worried about the mandatory federal spending cuts set to begin March 1, widely cited polling by... More
Deficits are falling and government jobs are disappearing. Is it really so obvious we have a spending problem?
By David Cay Johnston Feb 28, 2013 at 03:00 PM
With the automatic federal spending cuts known as sequestration set to take effect Friday--and plenty of other budget wars looming... More
By Jonathan Peters Apr 7, 2014 at 11:37 AM
The Toledo Blade filed a federal lawsuit Friday against various government officials after military police reportedly detained two of the... 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.