As daily newspapers cut and slashed personnel through the Great Recession (or closed completely), they also reduced their coverage of local government and public affairs on their perimeters and in their urban cores.
Many large organizations have aggressive or tightly-managed public relations strategies. But not all companies are the subject of an international data scandal, and not all companies are traveling throughout the United States, forging relationships with journalists in each of those markets.
Newsrooms should remember that virtual reality is by no means a catch-all for connecting with viewers and motivating action. Even inside virtual worlds, content is king.
The only sure thing about covering North Korea is this: The lead is always clear, the second sentence isn't.
What the assassination of a Bangalore journalist says about media complacency in the face of Hindu nationalism’s violent rise in India.
The American media landscape, like the rest of the country, is being reshaped by the whims of the ultra-rich.
Since the 2016 presidential election, an increasingly familiar narrative has emerged concerning the unexpected victory of Donald Trump. Fake news, much of it produced by Russian sources, was amplified
It’s understandable that many newsrooms are grappling with the dividing line between reporting and opinion. But social-media rules requiring journalists to express no opinion at all aren’t going to solve that problem.
Inspired by a single investigative report in Florida, the Columbia Journalism Review requested lottery data from every state in the US. It was a jackpot.
The CNN political analyst's everyman style of punditry is agonizingly successful, but is the once-failed novelist oversimplifying things?
I contacted a number of journalists whose work I admire, and asked what it was like to be scooped. Some said that, like me, they’d managed to dodge a bullet. Others were not so lucky.
Quietly and without the fanfare of their robot cousins, the cyborgs are coming to journalism. And they’re going to win, because they can do things that neither people nor programs can do alone.
The general consensus: It’s the storytelling, stupid. Both the style and the substance. Each topic begs for savvy but conversational prose.
Weekly local newspapers rarely have the financial resources to send reporters to the next city, much less to an event as big as the Super Bowl. But from the top down, the Flathead Beacon isn’t typical.
From a Baltimore stripper battling heroin addiction, to a new couple in an abusive relationship, Sara Naomi Lewkowicz takes some of America's most stunning images.
Sean Penn sparked controversy over the weekend with an interview with the escaped Mexican drug lord El Chapo. While controversial for its ethics, the piece also left many asking, "why Sean Penn?"
How did the critically acclaimed writer and journalist go from covering politics to sin? And what's his response to his infamous op-ed on Ta-Nehisi Coates?
Hilde Lysiak, 8, is learning the basics of journalism through her own monthly newspaper, The Orange Street News.
Vice’s attraction for its valuable millennial audience is predicated on the notion that it is real and raw, not plastic and prepackaged like the rest of the mainstream media world. But it may be truer to say that Vice simply packages itself more deftly than almost any other big media company.
We are enjoying a golden age of documentaries, although your underfunded neighborhood documentarian may feel otherwise.