Mistakes in News


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Breaking News from Columbia Journalism Review:

  • How Esquire lost the Bryan Singer story
    On February 11, news broke that Millennium Films was delaying Bryan Singer’s Red Sonja, which was to begin production this year. This was, on the face of it, a remarkable turn of events. Singer’s Quee… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a journalism ethics quandary!
    The most famous journalist of all time is also the most famous superhero. For the past three-quarters of a century, with a few exceptions, his alter-ego, Clark Kent, has been working as a reporter for… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Virginia blackface scandal: Journalists share their experiences
    On February 4, Virginia residents gathered outside the governor’s mansion in Richmond to call for Ralph Northam’s resignation. A racist image from his medical school yearbook page had surfaced on a ri… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Podcast: Who is going to pay for journalism?  
    ON THIS WEEK’S EPISODE, CJR Editor and Publisher Kyle Pope and Mathew Ingram, CJR’s chief digital writer discuss The Cairncross Review, a report published in the UK, and the role of tech companies lik… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • When the story comes before the survivor
    In late 2017, on the shores of southern Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people completed a grueling march to escape the campaign of rape and murder by Myanmar’s military. As they settled… (Click on article title to continue reading)