An immensely ambitious project requires hugely creative coverage. California had it, for a while. Time to try again?
By John Mecklin Apr 18, 2013 at 11:03 AM
Californians might be forgiven for being puzzled about the merits of their state's ambitious high-speed rail program. The sprawling,... More
By Sasha Chavkin Apr 17, 2013 at 02:50 PM
On Monday, President Obama quietly signed a bill repealing the major provisions of the much-touted ethics law known as the... More
By Anna Clark Apr 17, 2013 at 11:15 AM
DETROIT, MI -- Afi-Odelia E. Scruggs was one of the last hires of the Cleveland Plain Dealer during its hiring... More
By Trudy Lieberman Apr 16, 2013 at 03:29 PM
You have to give the AP an A for effort, for at least trying to tell its huge audience... More
Evan Smith’s project isn’t exactly as envisioned, but it matters and it’s here to stay. Now, how good can it be?
By Richard Parker Apr 15, 2013 at 03:00 PM
Update, 4/15, 5:15pm, The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced a $1.5 million grant to the Texas... More
By Adam Weinstein Apr 12, 2013 at 11:20 AM
MIAMI, FL -- At the start of April, there was big news in Florida: The state's dismal unemployment rate had... More
By Trudy Lieberman Apr 11, 2013 at 02:58 PM
A piece on NPR's All Things Considered that aired Monday did little to enlighten listeners about a major change... More
By Sibyl Shalo Wilmont Apr 11, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Leave it to Fox News Channel's Dr. Manny (Alvarez) to scare the audience away from open and honest discussion... More
By Sasha Chavkin Apr 10, 2013 at 11:00 AM
* A "Fiesta de Golf," in which donors who will chip in a cool $50,000 get the chance to potentially... More
By Trudy Lieberman Apr 9, 2013 at 11:02 AM
The leaks from the White House and the circulation of pre-budget talking points on Friday made it clear that fixes... More
By Brendan Nyhan Apr 8, 2013 at 06:50 AM
The Tampa Bay Times announced last week that Bill Adair, the newspaper's Washington bureau chief and the founder and editor... More
By David Cay Johnston Apr 5, 2013 at 05:09 PM
Covering the effect of the across-the-board federal spending cuts does not have to be expensive, and it does not have... More
By Trudy Lieberman Apr 5, 2013 at 11:00 AM
What Congress giveth, it can also taketh away. And there's no clearer example than a provision in the Affordable Care... More
Research shows nurse practitioners are as good as MDs at primary care, where there is a big shortage. But who knows about it?
By Sibyl Shalo Wilmont Apr 4, 2013 at 03:00 PM
A few days ago, I got an email asking me to sign a petition on the White House website, urging... More
Virginian-Pilot journalists: Corporate management pressure is stifling coverage - “Lovers of journalism in this newsroom are pissed. It’s bad.”
Paper files public records request—and city’s response is a lawsuit - Local officials argue Montana courts should strike balance between privacy and disclosure
BBC Pop-Up reports from small town America - A small team is traveling across the United States for six months in hopes of finding underreported local stories
What game design can do for journalism - Three newly selected fellows at American University talk about the medium’s future
Timeline, an app based on ‘the history of…’ - But chronology doesn’t reveal everything
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“Momentarily forgetting I was pregnant, I jockeyed for a position close enough to capture the initial moments of euphoria, hurling myself into the mix of hundreds of frenzied relatives. As the weight of men started to close in on me, I realized how vulnerable I was and started to panic.”
“It should be made clear, in law, that the tasks security reseachers do to make the net more secure and journalists do to understand and contextualize the truth for the public are not crimes”
People have become less trusting of major institutions, according to the annual Edelman Trust Barometer. And large majorities doubt that businesses want to make the world a better place.
Public editor Margaret Sullivan on why the paper should have published the images.
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.
Hey millionaire tech bros: Have patience with the editorial process – Chris Hughes probably wanted to enable great journalism at first. Then the dust settled and before you know it, he’s shaking everything up again