Stop Beating Up on Nate Silver!
March 30, 2014
His willingness to try a new form of journalism is something that all journalists should support.
Why E-books Are Banned in My Digital Journalism Class
January 22, 2014
The printed page still matters, even where you wouldn't expect it.
Only one of the front page's six stories qualifies as news.
Bloomberg's Favorite Toy
December 17, 2013
Bloomberg View spends big on fancy writers. Influence does not follow.
“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.
This Law of Economics Shows Why Print Journalism Is Doomed
December 03, 2013
And why public funding is the best solution.
Peter Kaplan, 1954-2013
November 30, 2013
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.
A debate has been raging for 50 years or more over whether journalists should try to be “objective” in reporting events or describing controversies.
Yes, Young Writers Should Give Their Work Away for Free
October 29, 2013
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.
On the Ground With Syria's News Smugglers
October 20, 2013
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.