Search Results for "journalism" : 43

by / on November 5, 2012 at 10:47 pm / in Domestic, Election 2012, Media, Uncategorized

The Fact Check Republic

…y skeptical of the news media. Media scholars often regard the period between 1950 and 1975 as the golden age of journalism. Television journalism, a fledgling field, had yet to gain the momentum and following it has today. It was the newspaper, buoyed by the triumphs of reporting on the Pentagon Papers and Watergate, that was lauded by the public as the chronicler of truth. There was a distinct separation between objective news – reporting that…

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by / on October 27, 2012 at 1:17 pm / in Campus

Political Minutes: Bob Woodward speaks to the Journalism School

…rgate scandal for the Washington Post led to then-President Nixon’s resignation, spoke at the Columbia School of Journalism last week. Woodward discussed his most recent book, The Price of Politics, which focuses on budget negotiations and economic debt under the current administration. Woodward shared his thoughts on the “business of journalism” and shared anecdotes from his many in journalism. By the end of the conversation, he left the audienc…

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by / on April 9, 2011 at 5:31 am / in Domestic, Most Recent Column, Op-Ed, Opinion, World

The Atavist against The Twitterati

…nstricted by the span of the reader’s attention, the web would seem to be the ideal home of such long-form journalism. Ironically, the web is working to shorten the attention span of most readers. Journalism that is finding success on the web is short, pithy, and often mordant. It’s Gawker and Huffington Post. Despite the unlimited space with which to work, the industry is shortening, tightening, and synthesizing its content. But desp…

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by / on October 24, 2011 at 2:44 am / in Domestic, Media

I Am News (And So Can You!)

…the news. News organizations respond to ratings, and if people continue to silently condone the decline of valid journalism, then the blurring of lines between satire and journalism is bound to continue. What is certain is that the public should not be relying on Stewart or any other social commentator or satirist for informed accounts of political news. As with everything else in the free market, we will get the news that we demand, and find mor…

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by / on October 12, 2014 at 3:12 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 10/13 – 10/19

…ance the role of women in business and financial reporting and generally to improve the quality of investigative journalism. Lorana Sullivan graduated from the Columbia Journalism School in 1964. She subsequently set the gold standard for financial investigations. For further information regarding this event, please contact Lauren Schaefer by sending email to ls2999@columbia.edu . Click Here to Visit Website. East Asian Historical Thought in Comp…

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by / on December 19, 2011 at 11:37 pm / in Domestic, Interview, Media

American Politics Illuminated

…reet and the Obama White House to light. Columbia Political Review sat down with Suskind to discuss the state of journalism, the inner workings of the Obama administration, and the accountability of the financial sector.    Columbia Political Review: Why did you want to go into journalism before you entered J-School here at Columbia? How do you think journalism has changed today since then? Ron Suskind: I was writing on political campaigns before…

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by / on March 25, 2014 at 1:53 pm / in Campus, Events

**Events March 24-30**

by Tuesday, March 25 The Buddhist Puzzle: Inclusionary Doctrines, Exclusionary Politics 4:00pm – 6:00pm Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, room 918 Join us for a conversation between Alfred Stepan and Duncan McCargo on their forthcoming article in the Journal of Democracy, The Buddhist Puzzle: Inclusionary Doctrines, Exclusionary Politics. To read a copy of the article prior to this convers…

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by / on May 1, 2005 at 12:02 pm / in Congress, Cover Story, Domestic, Election, Media

Left Hanging

by Illustration by Aaron Rosenberg If a donkey brays in the woods, but nobody hears it, does it make a sound? Democrats must wonder. And what makes them all the more ignorant is that donkeys aren’t normally found in the woods. In the elections of 1954, the Democratic Party gained control of the House of Representatives and the Senate. It was not to lose control of either chamber until 1980, and, even then, it held onto the House, Sena…

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by / on February 25, 2011 at 4:15 pm / in Culture, Domestic, Most Recent Column, Op-Ed

Media, Gender Imbalances, and Opinion: A Woman’s Opinion

by The following is a letter from Columbia Political Review Senior Editor Shane Ferro to The New Republic’s Jonathan Chait. Mr. Chait recently weighed in on the issue of gender imbalances in magazines/journalism, arguing that women grow up less likely to pursue opinion writing, taking blame for the imbalance at least partially out of his magazine’s hands. For more on Mr. Chait’s article and the controversy that inspir…

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by / on September 13, 2012 at 5:15 pm / in Campus, Culture

Political Minutes: Sexual Assault in the Military, The Invisible War

by UN Women, FemSex, the Barnard Center for Research on Women, and the New York City Civic Engagement Program came together to screen the documentary The Invisible War on Barnard Campus on Wednesday September 12th, which was followed by a panel discussion. The Invisible War depicts for the viewer the rape-culture of the United States armed forces and what some men and women have experienced when trying to deal with this culture in the…

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