Blog entries from: Columbia Journalism Review

Columbia Journalism Review: The future of media is here

1 to 10 of 210

November 20 2014

From Columbia Journalism Review Thu Nov 20 2014, 16:10:00

By Bill Wyman Photo credit: Associated Press It is a remarkable thing to see: The collapsing reputation of a star who has been part of American life for more than half a century. A month ago, Bill Cosby was a comedic and sociological icon; now his career is in shambles. A Netflix special on him will not be shown;...

[view whole blog post ]



From Columbia Journalism Review Thu Nov 20 2014, 11:45:00

By Jared Malsin CAIRO--When it seized huge parts of Syria and Iraq this year, the self-proclaimed Islamic State--and the geopolitical chaos surrounding it--became one of the biggest news stories on the planet. But journalists have little means of directly reporting on the group, its activities on the ground, or the havoc it has sown in the region. A physical meeting with the group's...

[view whole blog post ]



From Columbia Journalism Review Thu Nov 20 2014, 06:50:00

By Corey Pein The digital counterrevolution is underway in Europe, where national governments and bureaucrats in Brussels are enacting measures to curtail the power of American tech giants, such as the controversial "right to be forgotten," and challenging the fairness of Google's search-engine criteria. In May 2014, a coalition of European telecoms, media companies, and other businesses formed an anti-Google lobbying...

[view whole blog post ]



November 19 2014

From Columbia Journalism Review Wed Nov 19 2014, 15:00:00

By Lindsay Beyerstein This American Life's popular Serial podcast bills itself as "one story, told week-by-week." For the uninitiated, it's the story of a reporter investigating the case of Adnan Syed, who was convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, in 1999. The host, Sarah Koenig, is still reporting, and she insists that she's not much further ahead than her listeners....

[view whole blog post ]



From Columbia Journalism Review Wed Nov 19 2014, 12:00:00

By Erin Polgreen Gannett Digital/Des Moines Register Virtual reality is ascendant, and it's time for media outlets to take notice. Why? Consumer access to VR devices is about to take off thanks to ambitious prototypes from Oculus Rift and, in the past year, several major projects have redefined immersion journalism. In September, The Des Moines Register released [view whole blog post ]




November 18 2014

From Columbia Journalism Review Tue Nov 18 2014, 10:55:00

By David Uberti Davos Fareed Zakaria speaks at the 2013 World Economic Forum in Switzerland (Wikipedia/Creative Commons) Some of Fareed Zakaria's past and present publications are finally facing the music, even though they won't acknowledge what it sounds like. Plagiarism accusations have dogged the CNN host and Washington Post columnist for years, though the...

[view whole blog post ]



November 17 2014

From Columbia Journalism Review Mon Nov 17 2014, 11:10:00

By Chris Ip Last Tuesday, The New York Times' frontpage headline read "It's Official: Mormon Founder Had Many Wives." That Joseph Smith married as many as 40 women-one of them 14 years old, and others already married to his followers-was a rare story for national news. But it was just another day on the job Nate Carlisle, perhaps the...

[view whole blog post ]



From Columbia Journalism Review Mon Nov 17 2014, 10:00:00

By Christopher Massie One of the greatest obstacles to understanding authoritarian societies is that the dissidents within them have few outlets through which to describe their lives, argue their opinions, and refute official propaganda. The people behind the website Movements.org hope to help change that status quo, using the principles of crowdsourcing to help activists connect with journalists and editors who can...

[view whole blog post ]



November 14 2014

From Columbia Journalism Review Fri Nov 14 2014, 14:50:43

By The Editors 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 won't journalists ask Bill Cosby the tough questions? (CJR) - "To talk about aspects of famous people other than their...

[view whole blog post ]



From Columbia Journalism Review Fri Nov 14 2014, 10:40:00

By Jill Geisler Jill Geisler teaches and coaches managers worldwide and is affiliated with the Poynter Institute. She's the author of the book, Work Happy: What Great Bosses Know, and the What Great Bosses Know podcasts on iTunes. CJR editor Liz Spayd asks her questions each month on media leadership issues. Liz Spayd: The highly-touted [view whole blog post ]







blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!




Most Active Blog Feeds:

  1. Foreign Policy
    The Global Magazine of News and Ideas
  2. ThinkProgress
  3. Timbuktu Chronicles
    "A view of Africa and Africans with a focus on entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, practical remedies and other self sustaining activities.".....Emeka...
  4. Welcome to Asmarino Independent.
    Online community for Eritreans and friends of Eritrea, with history, news, chat, bulletin boards, poetry, and more.
  5. Shadow and Act
    Shadow and Act from IndieWire
  6. DipNote: Latest Stories
    DipNote is the official blog of the U.S. Department of State.
  7. Timbuktu Chronicles
    "A view of Africa and Africans with a focus on entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, practical remedies and other self sustaining activities.".....Emeka...
  8. nazret.com
    nazret.com Ethiopian News Portal