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December 2012/January 2013
More Fallout from CBS’ Heavy-Handed Meddling
CNET will no longer be judging a prestigious tech awards competition after the network, its parent company, made a mockery of the process. Thurs., January 31, 2013.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
A Colossal Hoax
How did the widely reported but bogus saga of the football star’s doomed romance go undetected, and what are the lessons from the embarrassing episode? Thurs., January 17, 2013.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Marking the Boundary
The lessons of the flap over The Atlantic and its Scientology advertorial.Wed., January 16, 2013.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Remembering Richard Ben Cramer
A journalist’s take on a very special colleague. Fri., January 11, 2013.   > read more
By  Charles Layton
Want To Stop Mass Murder? Muzzle the Press!
A truly unhelpful proposal for preventing tragedies. Fri., December 21, 2012.   > read more
By  Christopher Hanson
A Rebirth in Orange County
After being laid off by the Los Angeles Times, reporter Margot Roosevelt is excited about joining the burgeoning staff of the OC Register.Fri., December 21, 2012.   > read more
By  Gabby Siskind
“She’s Really Set Us Up for Success”
After creating a digital-first newsroom at the Montgomery Advertiser, veteran journalist Wanda Lloyd looks forward to her upcoming retirement and plotting her next moves. Fri., December 21, 2012.   > read more
By  Jason Ruiter
The Massacre Miasma
Reflections on the flurry of incorrect information in the early coverage of the Connecticut school shootings. Wed., December 19, 2012.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
A Long Way from Its Roots
BuzzFeed sees longform journalism as a key part of its future. Tue., December 18, 2012.   > read more
By  Danielle Levy
Blogging about the Mob
A longtime organized crime reporter takes a buyout from the Philadelphia Inquirer and tries his hand at blogging for a new Web site that provides gavel-to-gavel coverage of big trials. A couple of big differences: no editing, and he doesn’t have to resort to ‘expletive deleted.’ ” Fri., December 14, 2012.   > read more
By  Allison Goldstein
A Marathon Freedom of Information Fight
The saga of journalist Seth Rosenfeld’s successful three-decade struggle to obtain hundreds of thousands of pages of FBI documents. Thurs, December 13, 2012.   > read more
By  Sarah Kraut
Putting a Human Face on Poverty
An award-winning Christian Science Monitor piece illustrates what it’s like to be poor in America. Wed., December 12, 2012.   > read more
By  Amber Larkins
Battling to Stay Daily
Undeterred by news of a large staff reduction, journalists at Cleveland’s Plain Dealer are campaigning to preserve the paper’s seven-day-a-week status. Wed., December 12, 2012.   > read more
By  Christina Mele
A Big-City Approach to Rural Journalism
North Carolina’s Yancey County News gets accolades for its hard-hitting reporting. Mon., December 10, 2012.   > read more
By  Hannah Porter
Shedding Light on U.S. Companies
A new nonprofit news outlet wants to level the playing field for regular investors. Fri., December 7, 2012.   > read more
By  Maddy Roth
When History Is Rewritten
A sportswriter reflects on reporting on events whose results may be overturned by subsequent revelations of cheating. Wed., December 5, 2012.   > read more
By  Amy Rosewater
Are These Guys Crazy?
Despite newspapers' much-publicized woes, they continue to attract buyers. Who are the new newspaper owners, and why are they doing this? Mon., November 26, 2012.   > read more
By  Cary Spivak
The Most Dangerous Place in the World for Journalists
Twenty-six media professionals have been killed covering the conflict in Syria and five remain missing. The government permits few correspondents to enter legally, forcing them to sneak into the war-torn country and travel with rebel forces. Yet some brave reporters are providing top-notch journalism. Wed., November 28, 2012.   > read more
By  Sherry Ricchiardi
Mistaken Nation
With the relentless pressure to move quickly in the era of the Twitter-fueled 24/7 news cycle, it’s probably not surprising that there are so many high-profile journalism errors. All the more reason to double- and triple-check before pulling the trigger. Fri., November 30, 2012.   > read more
By  Paul Farhi
The Quote Approval Conundrum
Pushing back against the effort by federal officials and campaign operatives to control the content of interviews . Fri., November 30, 2012.   > read more
By  Jodi Enda
Reinventing the American Press Institute
A casualty of the decline of the newspaper industry, the highly regarded journalism training organization was absorbed earlier this year by the Newspaper Association of America Foundation. Is there a vibrant future for API in the digital era? Wed., November 21, 2012.   > read more
By  Allison Goldstein
Just Make Sure You Don’t Call It the Persian Gulf!
There are quite a few things that are simply not mentioned in the pages of The National, a government-owned English-language daily in the United Arab Emirates. A veteran U.S. newspaper editor reflects on his adventures on the paper’s foreign desk. Tue., November 27, 2012.   > read more
By  Tom OHara
Photographing the Forsaken
A group of student photojournalists from Nebraska learn about more than photography as they chronicle the experiences of the downtrodden in India. Fri., November 30, 2012.   > read more
By  Scott Winter
"A Huge Commitment to Covering Local News”
Former Sarasota editor Mike Connelly takes the helm at the Buffalo News.Tues., November 27, 2012.   > read more
By  Karly Moll
Sixty-Five Years of Covering the News
Pioneering black journalist Simeon Booker Jr. will soon be inducted into NABJ’s Hall of Fame. And his book about his remarkable career comes out in April. Mon., November 26, 2012.   > read more
By  Amber Larkins
Making Yahoo! News Stand Out
That’s the new mission for Beth Fouhy, the former AP political reporter who this week became the Web portal’s senior politics and national coverage editor. Tue., November 20, 2012.   > read more
By  Krystal Nancoo-Russell
A New Leader for the American Press Institute
Tom Rosenstiel will leave the Project for Excellence in Journalism to plot a new future for the respected but struggling organization. Mon., November 19, 2012.   > read more
By  Allison Goldstein