Portfolio’s Jeff Bercovici reports that Gore will soon be buying a stake in Plenty, “a four-year-old title about environmentally-conscious living.” The former Veep’s exact stake—and exact role—in the bimonthly mag are still to be announced. But influence is suggested in the current issue’s cover art, which features, in the background, a line of orange-lit wind turbines—and, in the foreground, a similarly citrus-hued head shot of…Al Gore.
03:12 PM - September 18, 2008
Gore: Good and Plenty
Who cares if it’s true? - Modern-day newsrooms reconsider their values
What Is Russia Today? - The Kremlin’s propaganda outlet has an identity crisis
And from the left…Fox News - There’s more to Fox News’ strategy of hiring liberals than creating a public boxing match
Why Skype isn’t safe for journalists - Here are some alternatives for secure voice calls to use instead
Placing a bet on USA Today - Gannett has long felt the television model could translate into print. Now it’s using its flagship paper to double down on that idea.
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
Toil, abuse, and endurance in the heartland
On March 9, 1964, a unanimous Supreme Court reversed a libel verdict against The New York Times. The First Amendment, thankfully, hasn’t been the same since
“Go to any penitentiary in this nation and you will see slavery”
“Owen reached out, if only for a moment, from his shut-in world. We spoke to our child”
Stunning timelapse of Yosemite National Park
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.