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Knight News Challenge: Mobile winners announced

Eight projects received a total of $2.4 million from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as winners of... More

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Pass the #popcorn

According to a recent Pew study, 15 percent of adults online use Twitter — 8 percent daily. I’m pretty sure... More

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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

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


How one reporter copes inside the ‘Ebola bubble’ (BuzzFeed)

“Bring gloves to give nurses you meet at clinics, even if you’re there for a story. Get small change to give to the kids who have been out of school for months and are selling ground nuts for pitiful sums on the side of road. Hell, give them candy. Violate all the principles of ostensibly good aid stewardship, because the good stewardship of the developed world didn’t get help here in time, and now everyone is dying around you.”

Fake news sites using Facebook to spread Ebola panic (The Verge)

“These sites claim to be satirical but lack even incompetent attempts at anything resembling humor”

How Ben Bradlee dealt with flacks (Washington Post)

“I would like to be sure that you understand that we trust our editors’ news judgement and that we distrust yours”

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”

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