Columbia Journalism Review

8 strategies for saving local newsrooms

[Commentary] Based on our research, we have identified key strategies local newsrooms should be considering to reinvigorate themselves.

What to do with public TV’s ‘spectrum auction’ windfall

[Commentary] The biggest potential hazard [for public stations in the aftermath of the incentive auction] is that some stations might not even get the money they’ve won.

A hidden message in memo justifying Comey’s firing

Anyone seeking further confirmation that Donald Trump’s presidency is primarily a media story need look no further than the surprise firing of FBI Director James Comey.

‘Respect print and grow digital’: Survey of over 400 local journalists reveals optimism

[Commentary] "What's it like to work at a local newspaper?” That’s the question we asked journalists across the United States at the end of 2016, as part of a new study supported by the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University.

President Trump and trickle-down press persecution

[Commentary] It's become clear in recent months that President Donald Trump’s growling at the national press has, in many ways, backfired.