… it’s not the same,” Carol Banas, 56, a retired city planner and longtime reader of the Detroit Free Press, told the New York Times which gathered a sampling of Detroit residents’ (well, 50- and 60-something residents) reactions to “the first day of the [Free Press’s and The Detroit News’s] new strategy for surviving the economic crisis by ending home delivery on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.” On those days the papers are available online (“e-editions”, soon available only to subscribers) and in a condensed print version available at stores, newsstands and street boxes (free yesterday, 50 cents from today on). The Times observes that Monday also happened to be an unusually Detroit-heavy news day (GM chairman out, Michigan State University in).
10:11 AM - March 31, 2009
“I Know That’s English Online, But…”
Why one editor won’t run any more op-eds by the Heritage Foundation’s top economist - A reply to Paul Krugman on state taxes and job growth made some incorrect claims
Is ISIS a faith-based terrorist group? - Journalists and scholars disagree about how much Islam, rather than politics and power, drives Muslim extremists
Why Bill Simmons might leave ESPN - Other outlets would jump at the chance to gain his following
Why news organizations are abandoning the Redskins - The media mostly avoids Washington’s football team name
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
Whoever nets the most before retirement wins a free lunch
Poop and Pooches. That is all
Useful resources for journalists
“This video suggests that organized crime is trying to buy off journalists, creating a new brand of narco-journalism”
Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.