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Under the influence

This morning, Tom Brokaw went on Morning Joe and seemed a little out of it (you can watch the video... More

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CJR Audio: investing in local news startups

In most of the startup world, capital is everything. It costs money to build an institution and sustain its growth... More

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Why Fox is essential viewing

The Republican convention brought more evidence of The New York Times’s soft spot for Fox News. On Friday, the paper... More

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Reddit gets an edit

In case you didn't get it from President Obama's site-crashing visit or Poynter's four-times-tweeted since August 30 article that hailed... More

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Is journalism’s future bright?

For the past few years, journalists bemoaned the bleak state of their industry. Conferences and meetings were somber affairs full... More

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Required skimming: food politics and policy

This month, CJR presents “Required Skimming,” a daily miniguide to our staffers’ beats and obsessions, ranging from finance to food.... More

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Required skimming: data journalism

This month, CJR presents “Required Skimming,” a daily miniguide to our staffers’ beats and obsessions, ranging from finance to food.... More

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Required skimming: journalism business models

This month, CJR presents “Required Skimming,” a daily miniguide to our staffers’ beats and obsessions, ranging from finance to food.... More

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Journalism crash course in Jersey

Imagine that it is days after the shootings at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, WI, earlier this month, and... More

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Required skimming: tech

This month, CJR presents “Required Skimming,” a daily miniguide to our staffers’ beats and obsessions, ranging from finance to food.... More

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Required skimming: journalism’s funny

This month, CJR presents “Required Skimming,” a daily miniguide to our staffers’ beats and obsessions, ranging from finance to food.... More

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Realtime tips on how not to report a shooting

After a lone gunman allegedly killed a former colleague in the vicinity of New York's Empire State Building on Friday... More

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Required skimming: fossil fuels

This month, CJR presents “Required Skimming,” a daily miniguide to our staffers’ beats and obsessions, ranging from finance to food.... More

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Required skimming: entertainment industry

This month, CJR presents “Required Skimming,” a daily miniguide to our staffers’ beats and obsessions, ranging from finance to food.... More

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By this point, I thought there was nothing Rush Limbaugh could say that would surprise me, but he did with... More

16 women whose digital startups deserve Vox-level plaudits - A look at the media entrepreneurs who aren’t grabbing headlines

Why was ‘Dasani’ shut out of the Pulitzers? - 5 problems with The New York Times’ ambitious, influential series on the life of one homeless Brooklyn girl

The AP downplays its Obamacare scoop - Repeal on deductible caps marks another step in The Great Cost Shift

The enduring pull of mag covers - Why do magazine cover images still hold so much cultural power in this decline-of-print era?

Michael Wolff’s digital media bloopers - The Newser founder trolls (other) digital-news companies


The future of Facebook may not say ‘Facebook’

The future of the social network is apps—lots and lots of apps

Bitcoin creator ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ unmasked-again?

A linguistics analysis suggests that Nick Szabo, a well known name in cryptography circles, is the mysterious father of the digital currency

The Center for Public Integrity’s response to ABC News

“I urge you to go to your reporters and engage in serious self-examination”

The slaughter bench of history

How war has made the world safer and richer

New Jersey’s good government

Despite the bridge scandal, Chris Christie’s state is relatively transparent and accountable. CJR’s Greg Marx talks to Gordon Witkin

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