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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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Required skimming: astronomy and space

This month, CJR presents "Required Skimming," a daily miniguide to our staffers' beats and obsessions. If we overlooked any of... More

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Required skimming: digital longreads

This month, CJR presents "Required Skimming," a daily miniguide to our staffers' beats and obsessions. If we overlooked any of... More

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TNR asks the big journalism question

Over at The New Republic, Marc Tracy offers a helpful peek into how an ignorant Fox News interview--a religion scholar... 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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Center for Investigative Reporting simplifies FOIA

A team of investigative reporters and data journalists are building FOIA Machine, a website to help people navigate the complexities... 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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Support in the conflict zone

In our July/August issue, CJR published Francesca Borri's wrenching essay about the difficulties of covering conflict as a freelancer (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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Foreign news startup Worldcrunch looks to expand its impact

There's been no shortage of hand-wringing, here and elsewhere, over the decline of foreign coverage in the digital age. With... 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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Video: CJR’s panel discussion on coverage of gay marriage

CJR hosted a panel discussion on June 12, "We Now Pronounce You..." to look at the ways journalists do, 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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Don’t miss: CJR on covering gay marriage

With two cases pending before the Supreme Court--the legality of the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8--gay marriage... 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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Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute

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