The Week That Was: In Which Our Limbo Continued

Seattle stayed in its holding pattern.

The Berkman Center introduced the News Cloud tool. Media critics, professional and amateur alike: your move.

Nate Silver charted the decline in the American public’s faith in “the press” from 1976 until now. “Precipitous” is a fair word.

WordPress blogs got citizen-editing capabilities.

Newspaper-less towns seemed ever more feasible. And maybe the papers won’t be missed. But how do you create trust when news goes digital?

South by Southwest: Twittering up a storm.

Oh, and: Twitter. Twitter. Twitter. Twitter. Twitter. Twitter.

Has America ever needed a media watchdog more than now? Help us by joining CJR today.

Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.