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Our HuffPost Community joins Josh to discuss if the scrutiny behind the Rolling Stone piece is “detracting” from a more important issue.
Now, let us draw the obvious analogy. Newspapers today (and television news) are very much produced as was the Encyclopedia Britannica - by a small group of editors and expert contributors. The Encyclopedia Britannica, you will note, stopped publishing in 2010. Newspapers, no doubt, will not be far behind.
In an interview with Tom Brokaw at Columbia Journalism School last Thursday for "The duPont Talks" web interview series, Brian
As faculty members of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, we write to protest the continuing detention of, and criminal proceedings directed against, reporters, producers and other news professionals of Al Jazeera and Al Jazeera English.
Everyone who was older than, say, five, on November 22, 1963 has a story that begins, 'On the day that Kennedy was shot, I...' Those too young to remember it have filed away Kennedy's murder in their minds along with other national tragedies: the assassination of President Lincoln, the Hindenburg disaster, Pearl Harbor, the sinking of the Titanic, the San Francisco earthquake.
So how does one go about educating journalists? I realize now that change in journalism and communications education is like
In media, there are big fish and little fish. Which is why the appointment of Cyndi Stivers as editor-in-chief of
How many great stories never end up seeing the light of day as a result? Lots, according to Michael Shapiro, a Columbia Journalism
When Columbia University President Lee Bollinger appointed Steve Coll dean of Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism earlier
Many have despaired over the perceived decline of journalism. But I see many reasons for hope. In our new digital environment, what endures is the need for excellence, knowledge and integrity from a free press who helps people become good citizens.
The explosion of master's degree is great for employers and it's great for universities. It's just not great for all the young people now caught up in an expensive educational arms race.
Jaafari was a regular presence in emails obtained by the Guardian in March. "This man is loved by his people," she said in
The peanut gallery sat crowded together atop the bleachers. The 10 months of journalism school went by in a caffeinated, sleepless haze.
Our whirlwind friendship began what seems like a century ago. It was before the moment that New York became "home." "It shall be a carnival of the liver," he said.
We can all agree that business journalism can be improved. I have my own kit bag of concerns and fears. But Dean Starkman seems to suggest that reforming journalism shouldn't be all that hard -- that it's really a matter of realizing what's gone awry.
Data-driven "reform" seems very rational, and not inhumane, from 30,000 feet above our schools and families.
"Reformers" still seek to build educational monocultures. They want to destroy the educational "status quo" in order to save our diverse school systems. So, one rushed "silver bullet" after another is funded.
"They left CNN on in this house," he said. You had these terribly urbane Libyan chaps standing next to us giving us assurances