When discussing the future of news, very few people talk about emphasizing journalism as a public service.
In an article last week, I questioned the lack of journalistic outrage at Trump’s threats toward freedom of the press. It struck a nerve, so here I respond to reader comments.
Donald Trump regularly bullies and insults the media, and has even threatened general freedom of the press. Curiously missing? Journalistic outrage.
The murky ethics of a journalist protecting a voyeur for a story.
Al Jazeera’s Ehab Al Shihabi makes the case for smaller, more nimble local news outlets as the future of true investigative journalism.
John Faithful Hamer looks at the life of Ken Hechtman next to the great writer Hunter S Thompson.
The movie about the pedophile priest scandal underscores that investigative journalism and making an impact is what really matters.
Spotlight illuminates the unique power of journalism to expose societal scandals.
Why a new regulator could be a game-changing moment for journalism.
Ida B. Wells was among the first to promote #BlackLivesMatter, though the hashtag didn’t exist when she was alive.
Jerry Waxler’s interview with Carla Odell chronicles her transformation from a reporter to a writer of memoirs—for hire.
Is Congressman Paul Ryan’s latest round of outreach to the poor driven by humility and charity, or a desire for good press?
RIP David Carr (1956-2015)
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.
UVA rape survivor Elisabeth Corey has something to say to Sabrina Rubin Erdely and Rolling Stone about reporting on trauma.
… Teach journalism.