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Majority of top editors quit Le Monde

Seven of the 11 senior editors at Le Monde, one of France's newspapers of record, resigned en masse on Tuesday... More

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Must-reads of the week

Culled from CJR's frequently updated "Must-reads from around the Web," our staff recommendations for the best pieces of journalism (and... More

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Columbia Spec’s smart switch to digital

When the alumni advisory board of the Columbia Daily Spectator gathered recently to consider a student proposal to curtail the... More

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The New Yorker’s plagiarism blunder

Elizabeth Kolbert's Comment "Rough Forecasts," published in the April 14 issue of The New Yorker, contains this quote from the... More

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Must-reads of the week

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Climate scientist’s privacy victory may prove a loss for journalists

After deliberating for months, late last week the Virginia Supreme Court ruled in favor of climate scientist Michael Mann in... More

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Must-reads of the week

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Huffington: ‘Virality has become fetishized’

The Huffington Post's South Korean edition--the site's 11th international incarnation--launched in February with a reporting focus on burnout and technology... More

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3 signs you’re in a bad relationship with your editor

Just like any successful romance, a good editorial relationship starts with two people, a mutual attraction, and the hope that... More

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2014 Pulitzer Prizes announced

This year's Pulitzer Prizes were announced at 3pm on Monday at Columbia University, the final prizes overseen by outgoing administrator... More

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Must-reads of the week

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OnEarth eliminates print

Back in February we praised OnEarth, the editorial arm of the Natural Resources Defense Council, for using its website to... More

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Must-reads of the week

Culled from CJR’s frequently updated “Must-reads from around the Web,” our staff recommendations for the best pieces of journalism (and... More

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Must-reads of the week

Culled from CJR’s frequently updated “Must-reads from around the Web,” our staff recommendations for the best pieces of journalism (and... More

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Must-reads of the week

Culled from CJR’s frequently updated “Must-reads from around the Web,” our staff recommendations for the best pieces of journalism (and... More

How Forbes got to $475 million - That’s what a Hong Kong investor has agreed to pay for a firm that two years ago had trouble paying its rent

Are female journalists up to the job of a Jill Abramson interview? - Reporters avoid unflattering discussion about her firing

How to check if that viral video is true - Journalists don’t always verify user-generated content, so readers need to learn how to verify what they see online

The Grand Dame of Florida reporting has retired twice, but she’s still causing trouble - A conversation with the Tampa Bay Times’ Lucy Morgan

Brick by brick - After years of shrinking ambition at The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos has the paper thinking global domination


Insufferable parenthetical asides, ranked (The Hairpin)

18. (strictly for the mise-en-scene)

You are now entering the demented kingdom of William T. Vollmann (TNR)

“Franzen tells a hilarious story of being a young writer in New York, meeting Vollmann, becoming fast friends, and inaugurating a draft swap. A while later, they exchanged work. Franzen gave Vollmann a dozen chiseled pages. Vollmann gave Franzen an entire novel.”

39 pieces of advice for journalists and writers of color (BuzzFeed)

“Make yourself indispensable. Dispel any rumors, however quiet, that you are just there for a ‘quota’”

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

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