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  • The freelance writer of Sing Sing
    When John J. Lennon writes about the criminal justice system, he must first tell his own story. Lennon is Inmate No. 040823 in the New York State Department of Corrections, serving 28 years to life fo… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Leave the war with Trump to the national papers
    Those who’ve followed President Donald Trump’s love-hate relationship with the press may have anticipated his response to more than 350 news outlets editorializing against his attacks on Thursday. The… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Podcast: Were all the free press editorials worth it?
    On this week’s episode, Pete is joined by CJR Editor and Publisher Kyle Pope to discuss the flood of editorials celebrating journalism in the face of attacks by the president. Were they a worthy defen… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • We’re all caught in the dizzying Trump news cycle
    A former aide reveals that she secretly taped the president and other administration figures in the White House. The press secretary can’t guarantee that the president hasn’t used the n-word. More tha… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Why we shouldn’t take Jack Dorsey seriously
    After initially refusing to take action against notorious conspiracy monger Alex Jones—even after virtually every major platform had removed him for publishing hate speech—Twitter seemed to reluctantl… (Click on article title to continue reading)