From Journalist to Storyteller

Jerry Waxler’s interview with Carla Odell chronicles her transformation from a reporter to a writer of memoirs—for hire.

Who Is The Real Paul Ryan?

Is Congressman Paul Ryan’s latest round of outreach to the poor driven by humility and charity, or a desire for good press?

Only One Sentence David Carr Wrote Was BS

RIP David Carr (1956-2015)

Rolling Stone and UVA: The Intersection of Journalism and Victim Blaming

Christopher M. Anderson uses Rolling Stone’s recent retraction about their University of Virginia story about on-campus rape to underscore the crucial need for responsible journalism in cases involving victims.

An Open Letter to Sabrina Rubin Erdely

UVA rape survivor Elisabeth Corey has something to say to Sabrina Rubin Erdely and Rolling Stone about reporting on trauma.

How Do You Frighten Political Strongmen?

… Teach journalism.

How My Hate Mail Makes Me a Better Man

After twenty-five years of journalism and writing on the Internet, you’d think Lance Burson would be used to receiving hate mail. He’s not.

The Warrior Poet and the Apprentice

Erin Kelly reflects on her unexpected arrival at The Good Men Project, and how Cameron Conaway changed her life with one e-mail.

All the News Fit for White Men: Why Journalism is Failing America

The way the media is currently set up does not support a diverse population. But that doesn’t mean its future can’t.

Help Sustain The Chicago Bureau

The Chicago Bureau has quickly become a go-to source for quality writing that investigates the pressing issues facing today’s youth. They need our help.

Freedom at Stake in Thailand as Censorship and Hatred Escalate

The Thai military is cracking down on dissenters and journalists – and some Thais are joining in with hateful nationalist sentiments of their own.

And Thoreau Shakes His Head at America

If Henry David Thoreau still believes that “Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty,” then he must be awfully disappointed about the current state of America.

Race Relations, Conversations, and the Crap That Needs to Stop

The world is not just black and white, there’s a myriad of pretty colors making up society. Let’s end the war between races and work to save the only race that matters; the human race.

12 Films about News Journalism to Watch with Your High School or College Kids

Films can be a great teaching tool. Kip Robisch picks a dozen on journalism.

Why Americans Hate The Political Media

Sam Youngman’s piece in Politico on Washington shows many of the media pathologies that cause Americans to hate their political media and their politics.