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April/May 2013
From the Speeding Train to NPR
Charlie Mahtesian debuted this week as the radio news outlet’s digital politics editor after a fast-paced five years at Politico. Mon., May 6, 2013.   > read more
By  Emma Kantrowitz
A Digital Guy at the Helm
Trif Alatzas, the new executive editor of the Baltimore Sun, is excited about the opportunities for journalism in a transformative era for newspapers. Mon., May 6, 2013   > read more
By  Kaila Stein
Covering Tragedy with Sensitivity
That’s what the Journalism Center on Children & Families hopes to foster with its new training module on how to cover the death of a child. Mon., May 6, 2013   > read more
By  Rachel Rosenthal
Howard Kurtz's Mea Culpa
The media reporter owns up to his transgressions and vows that he's learned from them. Sun., May 5, 2013.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Memo to Howard Kurtz: Go the Full Disclosure Route
Here’s hoping the high-profile media writer is candid about the controversies that have engulfed him when he addresses them Sunday on “Reliable Sources.”Fri., May 3, 2013.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Back to Work
Peter Kovacs, who lost his managing editor position when New Orleans’ Times-Picayune abandoned daily publishing, takes the helm as editor of the Advocate in Baton Rouge. He talks about plans to augment the paper’s New Orleans presence and beef up its enterprise reporting.Thu., May 2, 2013.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
“Things That Our Readers Find Addictive”
That’s the kind of reporting Cathy Taylor aims to provide as chief of the Orange County Register’s recently reopened Washington bureau.Tue., April 30, 2013.   > read more
By  Emma Kantrowitz
Returning to the Child Advocacy Beat
A Missouri reporter leaves the business beat to help with her paper’s emphasis on combating child abuse. Fri., April 26, 2013   > read more
By  Rachel Rosenthal
Longform Journalism, By Women, For Women
That’s the niche that the founders of First Person Female plan to fill. Fri., April 26, 2013.   > read more
By  Sarah Albert
Does Anyone Read Those Stories They Saved for Later?
Pocket for Publishers aims to help news outlets find out how often readers return to stories they digitally tuck away. Tues., April 23, 2013.   > read more
By  Lucy Westcott
From Fact-Checking Politicians to Helping Plot Journalism’s Future
PolitiFact founder Bill Adair talks about his influential creation and his new position at Duke. Fri., April 9, 2013   > read more
By  Sandra Muller
Talking to the Voters
That’s the key to her award-winning political reporting, says The Atlantic’s Molly Ball. Fri., April 19, 2013   > read more
By  Leigh Ann Renzulli
At an Investigative Reporting Conclave, Excitement about the State of Play
Despite the cutbacks at traditional news outlets, there are ample reasons for optimism.Mon., April 15, 2013.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Solving the Hyperlocal Puzzle’s Web sites cover neighborhood news in New York and Chicago. Can billionaire Joe Ricketts’ venture achieve the financial success that has been elusive for similar startups? Fri., March 29, 2013.   > read more
By  Cary Spivak
The E-Mail Interview Debate
They give more control to sources, and they can be stilted and scripted. Some journalists resort to them too easily. A number of college newspapers have banned them. But e-mail interviews remain an essential part of the mix.Mon., April 1, 2013.   > read more
By  Mark Lisheron
End of an Era
Ten years after the war in Iraq began, journalists reflect on an all-consuming, fascinating and sometimes career-defining assignment.Wed., April 3, 2013.   > read more
By  Jackie Spinner
Missing the Story
A longtime reporter and author says journalists are largely ignoring the way new laws and regulations are enriching big business at the expense of consumers. Thurs., March 28, 2013.   > read more
By  David Cay Johnston
"Chairman Mao" Joins the Supreme Court
A retired copy editor's new mission: cleaning up the grammar of Rhode Island jurists.Thu., April 4, 2013.   > read more
By  Sandra Muller
“A Whole New Level of Cool New Stuff”
That’s what BuzzFeed White House correspondent Evan McMorris-Santoro hopes to bring to his new gig.Mon., April 8, 2013   > read more
By  Kaila Stein
A Fruitful Search for Journalism Fellowships
Students look forward to spending the summer working for top organizations, thanks to Google.Mon., April 1, 2013.   > read more
By  Taylor Griffith
A Youth Movement at the Orange County Register
While other news outlets have slashed or eliminated paid internships, the Southern California paper has expanded its intern roster and started a trainee program. Wed., March 27, 2013.   > read more
By  Emily Thompson
Meet Tech’s Latest Young Millionaire
Innovator Nick D’Aloisio, 17, cashes in as Yahoo! acquires his story-summarizing app. Tues., March 26, 2012.   > read more
By  Lucy Westcott
A Perfect Marriage?
How a public broadcasting operation and a nonprofit investigative news outfit decided to join forces.Mon., March 25, 2013.   > read more
By  Sarah Albert