By Curtis Brainard Nov 20, 2012 at 12:15 PM
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By David Ropeik Mar 11, 2011 at 04:12 PM
During my years as a daily TV journalist in Boston, I covered a seemingly endless string of risks: from the... More
By James Fahn Apr 5, 2011 at 02:56 PM
When I was a young journalist working as the environment editor for a Thai newspaper back in the 1990s, one... More
By David Ropeik Nov 30, 2010 at 03:30 PM
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Fox News not outraged by retailers’ War on Thanksgiving - As giant stores commercialize the last holdout, Bill O’Reilly & Co. shrug
BuzzFeed’s all-positive books section - It doesn’t make sense to pledge positivity if your aim is to provide readers with critics’ takes on new books. It makes more sense if your aim is to cultivate a thriving community.
Disappointing Deadspin - It broke the Manti Te’o story, but then stopped reporting and resumed trashing
Healthcare in Great Britain vs. healthcare in the USA: part one - A conversation with Chris Smyth, health reporter for The Times of London
Asperger’s, pedophiles, and questionable motivations - A dart to the Daily Beast, for its ill-informed speculation on Adam Lanza’s psyche
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
A Gawker editor tells how he picks ‘viral’ content readers can’t resist sharing
Military retracts Guantánamo PTSD claim
Immune to Upworthy headlines yet?
‘Too good to check’ used to be a warning to newspaper editors not to jump on bullshit stories. Now it’s a business model
Timelapse of a photo-realistic painting of the actor being done on an iPad
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.