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Making sense of research: What journalists mean when they talk about “original reporting”

I was clueless about pretty much everything regarding academia and my field when I entered grad school three years ago (as opposed to merely “most things” now), and in retrospect, that cluelessness should have worried me more than it did … Continue reading

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19. September 2013 by Mark
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This Week in Review: Greenwald and the journalists’ club, and a j-school’s big political win

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on July 5, 2013.] Greenwald and the “who’s a journalist?” debate: As U.S. National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden tries to find a home (more on him later), the debate … Continue reading

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11. July 2013 by Mark
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This Week in Review: The backlash against Greenwald and Snowden, and RSS’s new wave

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on June 28, 2013.] Greenwald, journalism, and advocacy: It’s been three weeks since the last review, and a particularly eventful three weeks at that. So this review will cover more … Continue reading

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03. July 2013 by Mark
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Why political journalists can’t stand Nate Silver: The limits of journalistic knowledge

The more I think about the rift between political journalism and Nate Silver, the more it seems that it’s one that’s fundamentally an issue of epistemology — how journalists know what they know. Here’s why I think that’s the case. When … Continue reading

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31. October 2012 by Mark
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This Week in Review: Institutions and news innovation, and papers’ paywall experiments roll on

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Dec. 9, 2011.] Do institutions have a place in news innovation?: About three weeks after Dean Starkman’s indictment of future-of-news thinkers was posted online by the Columbia Journalism Review, NYU … Continue reading

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23. December 2011 by Mark
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