Columbia Journalism Review

The non-starter

[Commentary] Race remains a no-go topic for much of the media—which will have serious consequences for the press.

Billionaires Gone Wild

[Commentary] This is the dark timeline: Journalism-agnostic media investors learn news can’t “scale” and then jump ship just as soon as they’ve finished killing off both the corporate and independent legacy press businesses, leaving the fate of th

The president’s phantom threats

[Commentary] During his tumultuous campaign, Donald Trump declared war on the press, pledging to “open up our libel laws” and impose fines on critical journalists if elected.

Journalism’s New Patrons: Newspapers deepen embrace of philanthropy

[Commentary] Until recently, it was unthinkable that newspapers would become major recipients of charitable subsidies.