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Columbia Journalism Review

11 articles

Evgeny vs. the Internet

A profile of Evgeny Morozov, “either the most astute, feared, loathed, or useless writer about digital technology working today.”


In Cold Type

The backstory of “The Duke in His Domain,” Truman Capote’s 1957 New Yorker profile of Marlon Brando.


Six Degrees of Aggregation

The story of the Huffington Post.


Confidence Game

The limited vision of the news gurus.


The Assassination: The Reporters’ Story

Breaking the news of the Kennedy assassination, an oral history:

Wicker: [In the press room] we received an account from Julian Reed, a staff assistant, of Mrs. John Connally’s recollection of the shooting…. The doctors had hardly left before Hawks came in and told us Mr. Johnson would be sworn in immediately at the airport. We dashed for the press buses, still parked outside. Many a campaign had taught me something about press buses and I ran a little harder, got there first, and went to the wide rear seat. That is the best place on a bus to open up a typewriter and get some work done.

The Great Right Hype

Tucker Carlson: The bow-tie is gone, but the moxie remains.


The Hamster Wheel

In the last decade, newsrooms across the country have adopted a “do more with less” strategy. It’s a kamikaze mission.


From a Bunker to Blockbusters

The backstory of the publication of WikiLeaks’s Afghanistan logs.


Hot Air

Why don’t TV weathermen believe in climate change?


Look at me!

A young journalist’s low-paid odyssey through publications from the Hong Kong iMail to Gawker adrift in the “nothing-based economy.”