Recall that Citigroup was brazenly created in 1998 in violation of the Glass-Steagall restrictions. Those were repealed within months with major help from Robert Rubin, who went on months later to make $15 million a year at Citigroup. The repeal was like waving the green flag at a Nascar race—part of a culture of empowerment that encouraged Wall Street to get bigger and riskier and to eventually trash the rest of the economy.
06:50 AM - May 25, 2012
Sorkin’s Glass-Steagall straw man
Of course its repeal contributed, directly and indirectly, to the financial crisis
‘See you on the other side’ - Meet Jessica Lum, a terminally ill 25-year-old who chose to spend what little time she had practicing journalism
#Realtalk: This is the best moment to be in journalism - The old stuff isn’t coming back, but that’s okay
Streams of consciousness - Millennials expect a steady diet of quick-hit, social-media-mediated bits and bytes. What does that mean for journalism?
Sticking with the truth - How ‘balanced’ coverage helped sustain the bogus claim that childhood vaccines can cause autism
An ink-stained stretch - Can Aaron Kushner save the Orange County Register—and the newspaper industry?
“[T]he most militant I have seen since the Nixon administration”
Holder OK’d search warrant for Fox News reporter’s private emails, official says
The story behind one of the best business models in the country
“What was once genre is now the Zeitgeist”
David Foster Wallace’s 2005 Kenyon commencement speech as a short film
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.