Columbia Journalism Review

Journalism’s New Patrons: Guardian shows how newspapers could attract philanthropy

[Commentary] An intensified search for philanthropy by the UK-based Guardian Media Group has touched off an experiment that could provide a new revenue source for American newspapers. A newly created U.S.

Can Trump change the nation’s libel laws? Common questions answered

[Commentary] Recently, President Donald Trump delivered an unexpected outburst about changing the nation’s libel laws. He said, "Our current libel laws are a sham and a disgrace, and do not represent American values or American fairness.

Study: Competition between TV stations spurs investigative journalism

[Commentary] My research suggests that managers of local television, the most popular news source in the US, recognize the competitive value of investigative reports (I measured competition as the degree of similarity between stations in Nielsen m