January 20, 2012 Sure, reporters should correct false statements by politicians and others, but that is not always possible on daily deadline stories. So what to do? The NYT ombudsman has been widely mocked for asking, but many of the critics know not of what they speak. Journalism has gotten better, not worse.
November 11, 2011 Dean Starkman in the Columbia Journalism Review pushes back against today's leading news gurus—Clay Shirky, Jeff Jarvis and Jay Rosen—and finds that they are emperors with few clothes. You are invited to join in the discussion.
September 14, 2011 Press critic Jay Rosen calls a report on a Kansas abortion law bad "he said she said" journalism. I disagree.