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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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Journalism shafted in NSA speech

President Obama's surveillance speech Friday morning, presumably aiming to reassure the American and global publics that the US government respects... More

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This slightly misleading headline will change the way you share this story

Though anecdotal evidence suggests that science writing is contracting, two publications recently announced that they're expanding their coverage to health,... More

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Knight News Challenge: Health winners announced

Free crisis counselling via text message, environmental health monitoring with low-cost tools, and a database that aggregates information on health... 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

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The 2nd-worst year for jailed journalists

Two hundred and eleven journalists are in jail around the world, the second-worst year on record since the Committee to... More

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Patch, back in the news cycle

David Carr essentially wrote the obituary for AOL hyperlocal network Patch on Monday, but rumors of AOL CEO Tim Armstrong's... 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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Journalists: Stop falling for hoaxes

You know how it goes. You are on Twitter. You see something outrageous. You click on the link. Really, they... More

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Investigative journalism on demand

Resources for investigative reporters are increasingly thin on the ground. Which is why technologist Israel Mirsky created Uncoverage, a new... 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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Millennials: not bringing mom to interviews

I'll never forget the interview that led to my first job, as associate editor at Campus Progress (which has since... More

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ONA launches $1 million Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education

The Online News Association launched a $1 million micro-grant contest on Monday to help universities and news outlets find new... More

Virginian-Pilot journalists: Corporate management pressure is stifling coverage - “Lovers of journalism in this newsroom are pissed. It’s bad.”

The worst journalism of 2014 - A recap of the year’s most cringeworthy news blunders

Why the media don’t get Detroit—and why it matters - Coverage of declining cities is too often simplistic and lacking historical context

21st-century censorship - Governments around the world are using stealthy strategies to manipulate the media

Jesse Brown punctures Canada’s media bubble - The independent journalist uses his website and podcast to break stories that might otherwise go unpublished


We should all step back from security journalism (Medium)

“It should be made clear, in law, that the tasks security reseachers do to make the net more secure and journalists do to understand and contextualize the truth for the public are not crimes”

Trust In Business And Media Is Declining, But People Have Faith In Search Engines (Buzzfeed)

People have become less trusting of major institutions, according to the annual Edelman Trust Barometer. And large majorities doubt that businesses want to make the world a better place.

With New Charlie Hebdo Cover, News Value Should Have Prevailed (NYT)

Public editor Margaret Sullivan on why the paper should have published the images.

An Old Fogey’s Analysis of a Teenager’s View on Social Media (Medium)

“I feel the need to offer my perspective as someone who is not a teenager but who has thought about these issues extensively for years.”

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

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