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21st-Century Censorship

21st-Century Censorship

by Philip Bennett and Moises Naim, Columbia Journalism Review (part 3 of issue), 2015

The premise here is that the Internet is not the bastion of freedom of information that it might appear to be, especially outside the US. 58 more words

The Product

The Product

by John B. Judis, Columbia Journalism Review (part 2 of issue), 2015

Judis, a former editor at New Republic, explains, from his point of view, what happened with Chris Hughes and the magazine. 36 more words

The Reckoning

The Reckoning

by Alexis Sobel Fitts, Columbia Journalism Review, 2015

As I’ve received my magazines, I’ve noticed the last few months many articles entitled something like “What ISIS Really Wants.” Meanwhile, I have been skeptical about journalists’ ability to accurately portray what is happening, and what the motives are. 55 more words

Let's rate news analysts on their track records

The New York Times recently issued a “Libya is falling apart” editorial. As Glenn Greenwald noted, The Times failed to mention it was an enthusiastic supporter of U.S. 421 more words

Mainstream Media

So, Why Did the Western Media Ignore a Massacre in Nigeria?

While the Western media have often focused on the Kardashians and Biebers of this world, news from other regions around the world, such as sub-Saharan Africa, is underreported. 90 more words

Columbia Journalism Review

We Need a Leader, Damnit!

There are a lot of things the blogs I follow are talking about. However, there’s one issue that¬†always¬†pops up, and that’s women in media, specifically women in sports media. 528 more words