Fannie Flono, Charlotte Observer columnist and “sassy black woman,” talks about her public consideration of ideas
By Andria Krewson Jun 7, 2012 at 02:50 PM
During the somewhat less frantic months of the presidential campaign season—between the primaries and the nominating conventions—the Swing States Project... More
By Jay Jones Jun 6, 2012 at 11:10 AM
NEVADA — Here in swing state Nevada—the southern reaches of which are less than a five-hour drive from Mexico—Latinos make... More
By Anna Clark Jun 5, 2012 at 11:09 AM
MICHIGAN — Michigan political journalists have a big story on their hands: U.S. Rep. Thad McCotter, a five-term incumbent who... More
The New Republic finds news that local papers hadn’t. Why did that happen, and how big a problem is it?
By T.C. Brown Jun 1, 2012 at 03:18 PM
OHIO — In August 2011, The Blade of Toledo published an eyebrow-raising report: 16 employees of a Canton-based direct marketing... More
By Greg Marx Jun 1, 2012 at 06:50 AM
On Thursday, CJR published pieces by Walter Shapiro and Brendan Nyhan that grapple with the question of how journalists can... More
By Brendan Nyhan May 31, 2012 at 01:19 PM
In a series of media interviews conducted before a Las Vegas fundraiser with presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, Donald... More
By Walter Shapiro May 31, 2012 at 12:02 PM
On February 9, 1950, a back-bench Wisconsin senator named Joseph McCarthy delivered an unheralded political speech to a Republican women’s... More
By Greg Marx May 30, 2012 at 04:11 PM
Earlier this week, Matea Gold and Joseph Tanfani of the Los Angeles Times teamed up for a sharp article about... More
By Ken Knelly May 29, 2012 at 04:40 PM
PENNSYLVANIA — At first glance, Mitt Romney's campaign appearance last Thursday at a West Philadelphia charter school seemed a bit... More
By Mary Winter May 25, 2012 at 02:50 PM
COLORADO — The so-called “birther” movement has emerged from hibernation, leaving media outlets this spring to figure out how best... More
By Brian E. Crowley May 24, 2012 at 04:25 PM
FLORIDA — Voters here have reason to be confused this week as they look at two polls, coming out one... More
By Justin Peters May 24, 2012 at 03:37 PM
Many local television stations do not consistently evaluate the accuracy of the political ads they air, according to survey results... More
By Liz Cox Barrett May 23, 2012 at 05:10 PM
Last week, the Denver Post ran a short “local news” piece headlined, “Political billboards in Colorado use energy policy to... More
‘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?
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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
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A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.