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Before We Meet the Press Secretary

A chance for all to raise the bar

The new White House press secretary is likely to be announced today or tomorrow. Whoever it is, they will step... More

Get To Know Jay Carney

And the target on his back

If reports are true, the White House will announce tomorrow that Jay Carney, the former Time magazine Washington bureau chief... More

Goodbye Mr. Gibbs

CJR’s writings on the outgoing press secretary

Press secretary Robert Gibbs announced yesterday that he would be stepping down from his position in February. The timing... More

Milbank’s Nasty Missive from the Press Secretary

Jay Carney may not be reporters’ best friend

The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank, in one of his first columns in a self-imposed Palin-free month—though he has a very... More

The Littlest Press Shop

Sacramento reporters like Brown’s scaled-back press approach; mostly

Just five days into his latest term in the Sacramento statehouse, California governor Jerry Brown announced that he was cutting... More

Why Obama’s statement on reporters’ arrests in Ferguson is hypocritical - The president defends reporters in Ferguson, but demands compliance from James Risen

Apple can’t hide from a 20-year-old reporter - The University of Michigan student gets behind the tech titan’s newest products

Finding James Foley - This 2013 story takes a look at GlobalPost’s search for the photojournalist

Gannett cribs from Advance Publications playbook for struggling newspapers - Staff compete for fewer jobs; ‘readers become the assignment editor’

First Look runs headlong into journalism’s two big problems - Growing pains at the Omidyar/Greenwald venture


Tour guide wars at a Paris cemetery (WSJ)

“Because dead men tell no tales, visitors to Père Lachaise cemetery lend their ears to Bertrand Beyern”

Last call (Medium)

“The death of newspapers is sad, but the threatened loss of journalistic talent is catastrophic. If that’s you, it’s time to learn something outside the production routine of your current job.”

Maureen Dowd on James Risen (NYT)

“Risen may be trapped in Ibsen, but Obama is channeling Orwell”

Preparing yourself to cover chaos (Medium)

“There are things you should know before you show up, and you’re not going to find them in the current news cycle”

Bloggingheads

Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute

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Who Owns What

The Business of Digital Journalism

A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Study Guides

Questions and exercises for journalism students.