Friday, October 31, 2014. Last Update: Thu 10:46 AM EST

The Kicker

corona.jpeg

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

dcjNFL.jpg

An NFL flack’s non-answers

If you plan on going into public relations and want a primer on how to artfully not answer a reporter's... More

chess.jpeg

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

cjrlogo.jpg

CJR names new editor in chief

The Columbia Journalism School announced the hiring of Elizabeth Spayd as CJR's new editor in chief and publisher on Thursday.... More

AP60650495935.jpg

Redefining the resilience beat

For the first few days after Sandy hit the Northeast, journalists covered a story of destruction, unpacking all the grim... More

RISC_AP.jpg

Brooklyn Brewery gives freelancers a hand

With the decline of foreign bureaus, much of the reporting in conflict zones is now being done by freelancers, who... More

snowfall.jpg

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

newyorkerji.jpg

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

sharkminnow.jpg

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

healthcaregov.jpeg

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

surveillance state.jpg

On the NSA, the media may tilt right

Since June 6, the world has been roiled by an ongoing series of disclosures based on Edward Snowden's document... More

petitionpic.jpg

Petition protests firing of AP staffers

A petition surfaced online Tuesday calling for the reinstatement of three journalists fired after the Associated Press retracted a story... More

ggreenwald.jpeg

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

girlfriday.jpg

Plight of the urban whore—ahem—science writer

On Thursday afternoon, biologist Danielle N. Lee, who writes about ecology and diversity in science for her Scientific American blog,... More

mgladwell.jpeg

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

The ethics of The Guardian’s Whisper bombshell - It would have been a journalistic lapse not to have told readers

Gawker: The internet bully - Nick Denton’s media empire is an intellectual online fraternity that invites people to their parties only to make them buy the booze

The Washington Post short-sells a reporter’s integrity - Steven Pearlstein smears TheStreet’s Adam Feuerstein for criticizing a biotech firm

Former Sun-Times staffers react to top reporter’s resignation - “Whereas we don’t have all the answers, we have way too many questions about what happened here”

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


Which news org is the most trusted? (Pew)

The answer is complicated

‘My Captivity’ (NYT Mag)

An American journalist on his two-year kidnapping in Syria

FBI faked an AP story, in Seattle Times style, to catch a suspect (Seattle Times)

“‘We are outraged that the FBI, with the apparent assistance of the US Attorney’s Office, misappropriated the name of The Seattle Times to secretly install spyware on the computer of a crime suspect,’ said Seattle Times Editor Kathy Best”

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.”

Bloggingheads

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

  • If you like the magazine, get the rest of the year for just $19.95 (6 issues in all).
  • If not, simply write cancel on the bill and return it. You will owe nothing.

Who Owns What

The Business of Digital Journalism

A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Study Guides

Questions and exercises for journalism students.