from the archives

Must-reads of the week

March 6, 2015

Culled from CJR’s own stories, plus the frequently updated “Must-reads from around the Web,” our staff recommendations for the best pieces of journalism (and other miscellany) on the internet, here are your can’t-miss must-reads of the past week:

Why plagiarize when you can rip off a writer’s thoughts? (CJR) – Our March/April cover story takes you inside contemporary journalism’s struggle to define plagiarism.

My year ripping off the web with the Daily Mail Online (Gawker) – A former Daily Mail Online employee sounds off on the organization’s policies of aggregating others’ work — often without attribution.

Answers to all the questions journalists might have about Hillary Clinton’s emails (CJR) – A primer for journalists covering Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email address during her time as Secretary of State.

The power of Pop-Up Magazine’s live journalism (CJR) – Can live-performance journalism help news organizations’ bottom lines?

World Press Photo revokes prize (The New York Times) – Why the jury for one of photojournalism’s most prestigious awards revoked this year’s prize.

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