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The difference between protest and dissent
South Africa's president endorsed Zimbabwe's government Tuesday, ignoring reports of human right abuses by the military to crush persistent dissent in the neighboring country, the news article said. Later, it talked about violence in Zimbabwe when the military again opened fire to put down anti-government protests. Protesters dissent, and dissenters protest.
Mar 18 3:24PM Columbia Journalism Review

Is Pirro a tipping point for Fox? Don't hold your breath.
On Saturday, March 9, Jeanine Pirro, on her regular Fox show, lit into Ilhan Omar, the freshman Democratic representative from Minnesota. Omar wears a hijab, Pirro said. Is her adherence to this Islamic doctrine indicative of her adherence to Sharia law, which, in itself, is antithetical to the United States Constitution? It was a scandalous diatribe.
Mar 18 11:44AM Columbia Journalism Review

For the record: 18 journalists on howor whetherthey use tape recorders
In early February, Jill Abramson told The Cut that she had never recorded an interview in her decades-long career as a journalist. I'm a very fast note-taker, she said in a staid Q&A that generated a mudslide of online criticism from those who took Abramson's admission as evidence of recklessness. That she was accused, the []
Mar 18 10:50AM Columbia Journalism Review

The Intercept, a billionaire-funded public charity, cuts back
On Wednesday, First Look Media delivered the latest in a flurry of bad news for digital media: the company, which includes The Intercept and was founded by a tech billionaire turned Twitter critic of Donald Trump, said it could no longer afford its research team, and was eliminating those jobs as part of a 4 []
Mar 15 7:10PM Columbia Journalism Review

Questions, comments, concerns: The VF Beto O'Rourke cover story
Editor's note: Art is a fickle thing. Sometimes, as members of an audience, we are at a loss for coherent analysis in the form of sentences and paragraphs; what we have is something elsea feeling, a word, a stream of consciousness poem. When Alexandria Neason, CJR's staff writer, read Joe Hagan's profile of Beto O'Rourke []
Mar 15 6:29PM Columbia Journalism Review

New Zealand massacre: Journalists divided on how to cover hate
Mass shootings have a way of making the theoretical talk about Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube and their role in spreading hate all too real. Thursday brought yet another horrific example of this depressingly frequent phenomenon, when a white supremacist shot and killed 49 people in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. The killer took things []
Mar 15 5:58PM Columbia Journalism Review

A mosque massacre is livestreamed
Yesterday, in New Zealand, an Australian man in his late twenties logged on Twitter and 8chan, an online message board, to post photos of ammunition and a far-right manifesto. He also linked to a Facebook page, where he promised that he would livestream an impending mass shooting. The man then relayed video, lasting 17 minutes, as he entered a mosque and opened fire.
Mar 15 12:00PM Columbia Journalism Review

'This could ruin us': A class-action suit imperils California freelancers
Carrie Bell likes being her own boss. A full-time freelancer for nearly 18 years, she covers entertainment and travel for outlets like Yahoo and PopSugar. Despite the rollercoaster highs and lows of working independently, freelancing agrees with her.
Mar 15 10:50AM Columbia Journalism Review

Podcast: Adam Moss, David Haskell on the transfer of power at New York
ON THIS WEEK'S EPISODE, outgoing Editor in Chief of New York Adam Moss and his successor David Haskell interview one another. They talk pitches, the art of the edit, and how they find the balance between magazine and newsroom. They were speaking at the Delacorte Lecture Series at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.
Mar 14 8:17PM Columbia Journalism Review

Getting the story out: The lawyer standing between the Times and a hostile world
Late one Wednesday night, in October 2016, The New York Times received a letter from longtime Trump attorney Marc Kasowitz. Referencing a story from the day prior, about two women who said they had been sexually assaulted by the would-be president, Kasowitz accused the newspaper of libel and threatened to sue. He demanded that the []
Mar 14 4:45PM Columbia Journalism Review

The pros and cons of getting to know your readers better
With membership and subscription programs playing an increasingly important role in media business models, many publishers seem to be trying to get to know their readers better. The New York Times, for example, has started asking its readers to tell the paper a bit more about themselves, using a web form posted at its Reader []
Mar 14 11:45AM Columbia Journalism Review

The pros and cons of getting to know your readers better
With membership and subscription programs playing an increasingly important role in media business models, many publishers seem to be trying to get to know their readers better. The New York Times, for example, has started asking its readers to tell the paper a bit more about themselves, using a web form posted at its Reader []
Mar 14 11:45AM Columbia Journalism Review

Covering child abuse in the Catholic Church under a court gag order
In February 2016, Lucie Morris-Marr broke news of a police probe into allegations that Australia's Cardinal George Pell, the third most powerful clergyman in the Catholic Church, had sexually abused children. She had been investigating Pell for 10 months; it would be another three years before she would report the outcome of that investigation and []
Mar 14 10:55AM Columbia Journalism Review

Media Matters protests as Fox News makes pitch to advertisers
By 11am on Wednesday, dozens of protesters had assembled outside the headquarters of Fox News, in midtown Manhattan. In the shadow of the glass and stone towers that line Avenue of the Americas, about 75 people were bundled up in hats and scarves. Their signs got right to the point: DROP FOX, one read.
Mar 13 8:46PM Columbia Journalism Review

Can the Hillbilly Elegy movie do any good for Appalachia?
In 1972, Christopher Dickey had a summer job in North Georgia. His dad, James Dickey, was having his novel Deliverance turned into a movie. So Christopher got a job working on the filmas a body double for Ned Beatty, in the squeal like a pig scene.
Mar 13 5:57PM Columbia Journalism Review

Metaphors flow as Britain screws up Brexit, again
Yesterday, after British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal went up in flames (again), The New York Times accidentally published pre-prepared copy outlining both, opposing outcomes of the latest Brexit vote, as if both had actually happened. Successive paragraphsseparated by the word or on a line of its ownreferred, respectively to Parliament's second rejection of the plan and its surprise approval. Clearly, someone forgot to delete the latter.
Mar 13 11:41AM Columbia Journalism Review

Jonah Goldberg is 'ideologically grounded, but I feel politically homeless'
Jonah Goldberg is not just looking for a fight. Hes hoping for a big, internal, honking fight to revive the Republican Party, and to fuel the high-profile new media outlet he announced last month with Steve Hayes, a former editor-in-chief of the Review's long-time rival, The Weekly Standard, to form a new conservative media company. []
Mar 13 10:55AM Columbia Journalism Review

Headlines editors probably wish they could take back
IN THIS WEEK'S LOWERCASE via FTVLive This is like when a newspaper puts TKTK in the headline ???? ?@Twitter? pic.twitter.com/QbZ0PT6JjB Hadas Gold (@Hadas_Gold) February 27, 2019 OUT.
Mar 12 7:11PM Columbia Journalism Review

Washington Post picks up the pieces in Bezos drama
When the National Enquirer published its 12-page expos in January on Jeff Bezos's extramarital affaircomplete with intimate text messages between the world's richest man and television personality Lauren Sanchezthe newspaper Bezos owned pretty much ignored it. All The Washington Post could muster was an obligatory story saying Bezos and his wife are divorcing. Weeks later, []
Mar 12 4:02PM Columbia Journalism Review

Brazil's Bolsonaro smears reporters investigating his son
On Sunday, a president attacked a journalist on Twitter. The president was Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's demagogic far-right leader, and the journalist was Constana Rezende, who works for the Estado de S Paulo newspaper. Bolsonaro accused Rezende of working toward his impeachment, and admitting to wanting to ruin the life of his son, Flavio, a senator.
Mar 12 11:58AM Columbia Journalism Review