Facebook is a key platform for most publishers these days, and one publisher there appears to have been hit harder than anyone else in a recent bot purge. That would be USA Today, which the Columbia Journalism Review reports lost anShow More Summary
Say what you will about the headdesk-inducing columns of the New York Times’ public editor, Liz Spayd, but don’t say she didn’t warn us. Spayd, a former editor of the Columbia Journalism Review and managing editor of the Washington Post,...Show More Summary
Trevor Timm at the Columbia Journalism Review writes—Stop treating former CIA chief Michael Hayden as an arbiter of truth: ON THE SUBJECT OF DONALD TRUMP and his relationship with intelligence agencies, there’s one commentator you are bound to see quoted more than anyone else: Michael Hayden, the former NSA chief and CIA director under George W. Show More Summary
Writer, translator, and Asymptote editor-at-large Poupeh Missaghi reviews Yanara Friedland’s Uncountry: A Mythology (Noemi Press, 2016) for EuropeNow, an online journal published by the Council for European Studies (CES) at Columbia University. Show More Summary
"Newspaper style has long been to omit that final comma. But every stylebook that allows omission of the Oxford comma includes a caveat, often forgotten: Once the sentence moves beyond a simple series, that comma might be necessary for clarity."
The Columbia Journalism Review put up a bunch of cool charts a few days ago. First up, here's the Twitter ecosystem during the presidential campaign: On the right, there's one site that dwarfs everyone else: Breitbart News. Even Fox News is only a fraction the size. Show More Summary
Almost fifteen years ago, South Park paid tribute to a trailblazing animated TV series by calling an episode “The Simpsons Already Did It.” According to Columbia Journalism Review columnist Joel Simon, regardless of the current hubbub...Show More Summary
As psychologists and psychiatrists continue to warn about President Trump's mental health, the Columbia Journalism Review called Trump's mental health "the...
The reader base of fake news websites is about 10 times smaller than “real” news sites on average, according to a study published on Columbia Journalism Review. Read more...
A few days before the inauguration, Columbia Journalism Review editor-in-chief Kyle Pope issued an open letter on behalf of the press corps outlining how he sees the relationship between the Trump administration and the media, and what President Donald Trump can expect now: “Access is preferable, but not critical. You may decide that giving reporters access […]
On Tuesday, Kyle Pope, Editor in Chief and Publisher of the Columbia Journalism Review, posted "An open letter to Trump from the US press corps." Pope informed Mr. Trump, as if the man who is now this nation's 45th President didn't know already, that "while you have every right to decide your ground rules for engaging with the press, we have some, too."
If Donald Trump wants to limit reporters' access to his administration, well, that's OK with reporters. In an open letter to the president-elect in the Columbia Journalism Review, the collective press corps reminds Trump that while he can set ground rules for dealing with journalists, they've got a few of...
Kyle Pope, the editor in chief and publisher of the Columbia Journalism Review penned an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump on behalf of the U.S. Press Corps setting some clear ground rules moving forward. “In these final days before your inauguration, we thought it might be helpful...
The Columbia Journalism Review and the Texas Tribune convened a group of readers to look at how education equality is covered in Texas. The lunchtime forum in Austin--which included professors, education nonprofit leaders, a high-school...Show More Summary
Columbia Journalism Review compiled a list of their favorite journalism pieces from 2016
Nic Dawes at the Columbia Journalism Review: "Maneuvering a New Reality for US Journalism."Gabriel Sherman at New York Magazine: "Experts Urge Clinton Campaign to Challenge Election Results in 3 Swing States."[Content Note: Descriptions of bigotry; violent imagery] e.c.c. Show More Summary
The truth, as they say, hurts. Nowhere is this better illustrated recently than over there at The Columbia Journalism Review. Where CJR staff writer and senior Delacorte fellow David Uberti has penned this seriously misleading piece about my recent remarks on CNN concerning the “rigged election” controversy brought to the fore by Donald Trump.
We are thrilled to announce an expansion of the coverage of digital journalism at CJR. The Columbia Journalism Review this week kicks off a new vertical on the site focused on research from the Tow Center for Digital Journalism and other research centers. The new section on the site, with a dedicated editor, reflects the shared commitments of CJR and...
Vice, the media powerhouse said to be worth upwards of $5bn and "sloshing with cash" thanks to annual revenues in the $900m range, treats its freelancers badly, according to Columbia Journalism Review. Work goes unpaid, payment is late...Show More Summary
The Columbia Journalism Review reported Wednesday that dozens of freelance journalists who have worked with Vice Media complained to them that the outlet frequently pays out far below the industry standards, and sometimes failed to pay journalists for their work at all. “Journalists who have worked for Vice tell CJR that the company published their […]