The Columbia Journalism Review

If A Tree Falls In Ohio...
December 10, 2012

The announcement that the Cleveland Plain Dealer will cut a third of its staff again raises the question: What will fill the void, in Ohio and beyond?

Would Duke Cunningham Get Away With It Today?
June 11, 2012

Not long ago, I wrote in this space about the discouraging fact that no Ohio newspapers had taken the minimal time needed to uncover the FBI’s investigation I stumbled across into highly suspect campaign contributions from employees of a Canton company to a Republican congressman and Senate candidate in Ohio.

Do Britain’s Strict Press Laws Actually Encourage Bad Behavior?
July 08, 2011

And just like that, the News of the World is gone. Never mind that Rupert Murdoch’s racy tabloid was the best-selling and most profitable weekly in Britain, with a circulation of some 2.6 million.