CJR Podcast: Corey Hutchins talks digital startups and local news with Denverite's Dave Burdick· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
Corey Hutchins is a Colorado-based contributor to the Columbia Journalism Review's United States Project, which covers developments in local media around the country. Here, he speaks with Dave Burdick, editor-in-chief of Denverite, a 5-month-old for-profit Denver news startup, about the challenges of starting a hyperlocal, digital-only news product, how he's building new audiences and revenue streams, and his passion for local news.
CJR Podcast: Solutions-based journalism with Corey Hutchins, Ben Goldfarb and Leah Todd· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
Corey Hutchins is a Colorado-based contributor to the Columbia Journalism Review's United States Project, which covers developments in local media around the country. Here, he speaks with Ben Goldfarb and Leah Todd of the Solutions Journalism Network, and J.R. Logan of Taos News, about "Small Towns, Big Change," a collaboration between SJN and several local news organizations in Colorado and New Mexico.
CJR Podcast: Paul Berry· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
Paul Berry was the CTO of Huffington Post from April 2007 through December 2011. He is currently the founder and CEO of RebelMouse, a social media startup, and Soho Tech Lab, an incubator. Here, he speaks with Emily Bell, director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, about where he's been, where he's going, and what's in store for social news.
CJR Podcast: James Boylan· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
In celebration of our 50th anniversary, James Boylan, who founded CJR in 1961, talks about the magazine's early history and his time as its editor with deputy editor Clint Hendler.
CJR Podcast: Bill Grueskin and Lucas Graves· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
Bill Grueskin, Lucas Graves, and Ava Seave are the authors of a new report released by Columbia University's Tow Center for Digital Journalism, entitled "The Story So Far: What we know about the business of digital journalism." In this conversation with assistant editor Lauren Kirchner, Grueskin and Graves discuss the report's recommendations for the news industry, from aggregation to advertising.
CJR Podcast: Lawrence Pintak· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
Lawrence Pintak, author of the book The New Arab Journalist: Mission and Identity in a Time of Turmoil, wrote the cover story of the May/June issue of CJR, entitled "Breathing Room: Toward a new Arab Media." In this conversation with assistant editor Lauren Kirchner, Pintak talks about the origins of television news networks like Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya, and assesses their long-lasting impact on the popular uprisings of the region. He also discusses the shift in American public opinion of Al Jazeera English, and how the death of Osama bin Laden has been handled in the Arab media.
CJR Podcast: Calvin Trillin· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
CJR's Michael Meyer sits down with author and Nation columnist Calvin Trillin about his new collection, "Trillin on Texas," out now from the University of Texas Press. In this excerpt of their conversation, Meyer asks Trillin about his experiences reporting and writing "U.S. Journal," his series of features that ran in The New Yorker from 1967 to 1982. A fuller transcript of their conversation is also up now on CJR.org.
CJR Podcast: LynNell Hancock· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
LynNell Hancock, a reporter specializing in education and child-and-family policy issues and director of the Spencer Fellowship for Education Journalism at Columbia University, is the author of the cover story of CJR's March/April issue, "Tested: Covering schools in the age of micro-measurement." In this conversation with deputy editor Clint Hendler, Hancock talks about the limitations of purely statistical analysis of teacher success and the controversy and challenges reporters face when trying to put value-added data into context for their readers. She also discusses how corporate interests in education research are increasingly pushing the national conversation--and pushing it toward closing schools, firing teachers, starting charters, and removing the job of public education from the public sphere.
CJR Podcast: Brooke Kroeger· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
Brooke Kroeger, director of the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University, is the author of an upcoming book about the history of undercover reporting. In this conversation with assistant editor Joel Meares, she argues that undercover reporting is incredibly valuable for its power to affect change in society, and that it should not be dismissed. They also explore questions like: Is James O'Keefe a journalist? Does it matter? How does a hidden camera compare to a faked identity, when there's a story to be told? And what are the "best practices for undercover" reporting--or are there any?
CJR Podcast: Ryan Chittum· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
Ryan Chittum, deputy editor of The Audit on CJR.org, speaks with assistant editor Laure Kirchner about some of this week's most interesting stories. They discuss the Wisconsin protests over union rights and what might happen next; why Apple's price-gouging on iPad apps can't last; and what the latest developments in the Bernie Madoff saga mean for the biggest names on Wall Street.
CJR Podcast: Judith Matloff· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
Judith Matloff is an adjunct professor at the Columbia University School of Journalism, and previously worked as a foreign correspondent for twenty years. She is on the board of the International News Safety Institute, which does safety training all over the world. In this conversation with assistant editor Lauren Kirchner, Matloff speaks about the bravery of CBS correspondent Lara Logan in releasing a public statement about her sexual assault in Egypt. Matloff also revisits an article she wrote for the Columbia Journalism Review several years ago about the dangers that female foreign correspondents often face, and what they can do to help protect themselves from assault and harrassment.
CJR Podcast: Vanessa M. Gezari· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
Vanessa M. Gezari is the author of the cover story of the January/February 2011 issue of the , entitled "Crossfire in Kandahar: Afghanistan's new journalists navigate an ambiguous war." In this conversation with assistant editor Lauren Kirchner, Gezari talks about the obstacles that both Afghan journalists and foreign correspondents face in a place like Afghanistan, and about her experiences training the country's newest journalists as the industry blossoms there.
CJR Podcast: Craig Silverman· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
A conversation between assistant editor Lauren Kirchner and CJR columnist Craig Silverman, proprietor of RegretTheError.com. Silverman talks about NPR's recent correction concerning the number of State Department cables that WikiLeaks released to the public, and how this widespread mistake in the press has contributed to a misperception of the WikiLeaks organization.
CJR Podcast: WikiLeaks· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
A conversation between assistant editor Joel Meares and CJR staff writer Clint Hendler about whether or not WikiLeaks is a journalistic organization, and what the latest leaks might mean for the changing role of the watchdog press, free speech on the Internet, and the future of government classification policy.
CJR Podcast: Liz Benjamin· Columbia Journalism Review Podcast
Assistant editor Lauren Kirchner interviews "Capital Tonight" reporter Liz Benjamin about what it's like to cover the boys' club of Albany politics.