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December 2011/January 2012
Is Facebook the Solution to the Obnoxious Comment Plague?
Mon., December 19, 2011   > read more
By  Tim Ebner
How the News Media Peddle Junk Science
Mon., December 12, 2011   > read more
By  Rosalind C. Barnett &  Caryl Rivers
Stars, Not Deities
In the wake of the Penn State scandal, a veteran sportswriter argues that we’d be better off not going overboard in glorifying athletes and coaches. Thurs., December 8, 2011   > read more
By  Amy Rosewater
Making the Transition
Steve Smith, once a high-octane newspaper editor, is enjoying life as a professor at the University of Idaho. Wed., December 7, 2011   > read more
By  Stephanie Weaver
The Naked Retweet Dilemma
If journalists retweet information and links without providing any lead-in or context, does that suggest that they endorse it? Tues., December 6, 2011   > read more
By  Caitlin Johnston
Avoiding the Media
Romney’s strategy may well blow up on him. Mon., December 5, 2011   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Politico, Act II
An overnight success with its saturation coverage and "win the morning" approach, the political junkies' bible reloads for a future packed with new and emerging competitors. Wed., November 30, 2011   > read more
By  Jodi Enda
Speak No Evil
While news organizations demand full disclosure from everyone else, they often resort to euphemisms and sugarcoating when they report on their own downsizing. Mon., November 28, 2011   > read more
By  Paul Farhi
Slow to React
Back in March, the Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, broke the story of the grand jury investigation that triggered the massive Penn State child abuse scandal. But other news outlets were slow to follow. Mon., November 21, 2011   > read more
By  George Solomon
Do Women Lead Differently?
Jill Abramson, the first woman to serve as executive editor of the New York Times, says female journalists don’t have “a different taste in stories or sensibility.” A number of top newsroom managers and researchers beg to differ. Thurs., December 1, 2011   > read more
By  Sherry Ricchiardi
Big Journalism On Campus
J-school students are producing high-level reporting that often makes its way into major news outlets. That's a welcome and important development at a time when the traditional media have reduced their staffs in the face of stiff economic pressures. Fri., December 2, 2011.   > read more
By  Leonard Downie Jr.
“At heart he is still a journalist. But it was his journalism that endangered his life.”
A Sri Lankan reporter’s journey from attack victim to trauma to exile…and back. Mon., December 5, 2011   > read more
By  Lucinda Fleeson
Making a Statement
Props to Harrisburg's Patriot-News for its powerful page-one editorial on the Penn State scandal. Mon., December 5, 2011   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Apple’s Gift to Publishers
The Newsstand feature on iOS 5 iPhones and iPads is enticing readers to subscribe. Mon., December 5, 2011   > read more
By  Barb Palser