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Should Center Square Journal shut down?

The editor of a hyperlocal news site in Chicago is organizing a community meeting to decide whether or not 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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WaPo: Got agency?

Last Friday, the day after The Washington Post announced an expansion of its online video content "with politically focused programming,”... More

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On building trust

Every now and then somebody chases me down to talk to their journalism class about writing profiles and since this... 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 2012: UK media’s craziest year

As 2012 draws to a close, CJR writers brainstormed the year's best reads in their beats. Celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond... More

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Must-reads of 2012: Can women have it all?

As 2012 draws to a close, CJR writers brainstormed the year's best reads in their beats. Why Women Still Can't... More

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Must-reads of 2012: political corruption in out-of-the-way places

As 2012 draws to a close, CJR writers brainstormed the year's best reads in their beats. Border town edges into... More

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Must-reads of 2012: sports

As 2012 draws to a close, CJR writers brainstormed the year's best reads in their beats. Patrick Hruby did an... More

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Must-reads of 2012: crime

As 2012 draws to a close, CJR writers brainstormed the year's best reads in their beats. "18 Tigers, 17 Lions,... More

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Must-reads of 2012: science

As 2012 draws to a close, CJR writers brainstormed the year's best reads in their beats. The dream that failed... More

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Must-reads of 2012: food

As 2012 draws to a close, CJR writers brainstormed the year's best reads in their beats. The history of chicken... More

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Must-reads of 2012: music

As 2012 draws to a close, CJR writers brainstormed the year's best reads in their beats. Grizzly Bear Members Are... More

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Must-reads of 2012: profiles

As 2012 draws to a close, CJR writers brainstormed the year's best reads in their beats. Cooking isn’t creative, 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

Stop trolling your readers - We know you’re only doing it for clicks

Des Moines Register prepares for a ‘very stressful’ newsroom restructuring - Editor Amalie Nash speaks on turnover, transformation, and a virtual reality adventure

PBS pulls ads from Harper’s Magazine after critical essay - Piece argues public broadcaster has fallen under the sway of political influence and outside money

Should all journalists be on Twitter? - Reasons to take up or forgo the 140-character platform

The Tennessean is borrowing reporters from other Gannett papers - Music columnist Peter Cooper is latest journalist to part ways with Nashville paper


Ben Bradlee, 93 (WaPo)

“From the moment he took over The Post newsroom in 1965, Mr. Bradlee sought to create an important newspaper that would go far beyond the traditional model of a metropolitan daily”

I’m a black journalist quitting media because I’m sick of racism (TNR)

“Among the challenges that make racism so difficult to fix, and so odiously constant, is that white people often don’t even recognize when they’re saying or doing something that cuts their black colleagues to the bone”

High Times hits middle age (NYMag)

After 40 years, every issue still features a weed centerfold

Lawmakers on why they’re mired in place (Esquire)

Mark Warren “spoke with 90 members of the House and Senate about what’s gone so wrong in Congress. Sometimes it got a little emotional.”

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