Journalism

His willingness to try a new form of journalism is something that all journalists should support.

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The printed page still matters, even where you wouldn't expect it.

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Only one of the front page's six stories qualifies as news.

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Bloomberg's Favorite Toy

Inside the billionaire's quixotic, costly, and strangely milquetoast foray into opinion journalism

Bloomberg View spends big on fancy writers. Influence does not follow.

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“The visa question has insidious ways of sowing the seeds of self-censorship,” Dorinda Elliott, the global affairs editor at Condé Nast Traveler, wrote on ChinaFile last month. “I am ashamed to admit that I personally have worried about the risk of reporting on sensitive topics, such as human rights lawyers: what if they don’t let me back in?” Elliott is a longtime China hand who worked as Newsweek’s Beijing bureau chief in the late 1980s.

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And why public funding is the best solution.

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Peter Kaplan, 1954-2013

To understand the modern internet, you need to understand the cranky wisdom of this journalism icon

Peter Kaplan, the longtime New York Observer editor, died November 29. In this 2012 profile, Nathan Heller described Kaplan, who had just launched a glossy magazine for Fairchild Fashion Media, as one of the most influential figures in journalism.

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A debate has been raging for 50 years or more over whether journalists should try to be “objective” in reporting events or describing controversies. It flared up recently in an exchange in The New York Times between former editor Bill Keller and uber-journalist Glenn Greenwald. And even thousands of miles away, I haven’t been able to avoid it.

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Yes, Young Writers Should Give Their Work Away for Free

It's sad but true: There's no other way to make it

Writing in The New York Times this weekend, author and cartoonist Tim Kreider, like every other member of the working media, surveyed the contemporary marketplace, and realized he does not like what he sees.

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On the Ground With Syria's News Smugglers

They go where professional journalists won't

Covering the war in Syria is too dangerous for professional journalists. That's where these guys come in. A dispatch from the makeshift media capital of the Middle East.

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