Beijing has a long way to go before its residents can breathe easy, but in the meantime, other cities and countries need the same type of global support. Reporting on pollution levels in countries like Nepal, which lacks adequate measurement capabilities of its own, is especially important. The people in these places need to know what dangers lurk in the air around them, and if the media doesn’t bring attention to their plight, they will continue to suffer.
02:30 PM - February 22, 2013
Beijing’s blinding pollution
The press should not ignore dirty air in other cities
‘See you on the other side’ - Meet Jessica Lum, a terminally ill 25-year-old who chose to spend what little time she had practicing journalism
#Realtalk: This is the best moment to be in journalism - The old stuff isn’t coming back, but that’s okay
Streams of consciousness - Millennials expect a steady diet of quick-hit, social-media-mediated bits and bytes. What does that mean for journalism?
Sticking with the truth - How ‘balanced’ coverage helped sustain the bogus claim that childhood vaccines can cause autism
An ink-stained stretch - Can Aaron Kushner save the Orange County Register—and the newspaper industry?
Take off the nostalgia-tinted lenses
What grammar mistake do you find most annoying?
Are you sure that question is grammatical?
After 20 years, the world has finally caught up with Daft Punk, so the helmet-clad retro-futurists are embarking on a new mission: to make music breathe again
The NYT’s Jodi Kantor answers
HD footage from the World Trade Center’s new spire
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.