Looks like the long, awkward freeze-out is over. The New York Times will finally get its interview with the president. We’re not quite sure what the sit-down’s topic will be at this point, but we can pretty safely assume that the conversation will consist mostly of tentative “where do we go from here?” discussions and ecstatic “God, I really missed you” declarations. Followed by, obviously, phenomenal make-up access.
01:19 PM - March 6, 2009
The President and the Gray Lady: Reunited (and It Feels So Good…)
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
Has the identity of the crypto-currency’s inventor been revealed?
In one generation, the most popular show on broadcast has gone from targeting peak earners to targeting the average age of retirement
Lighthearted games are more popular than news articles
“Two-thirds of the op-ed columnists at America’s major newspapers are worthless”
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.