Story in CJR on weblogs, credibility and Jayson Blair

New article examines the terms of engagement between journalists and their readers.

Just a quick pointer. The _Columbia Journalism Review_ devoted its latest issue to alternative media. The chairman of NYU’s journalism department and, full disclosure, now my boss, offered Emerging Alternatives: Terms of Authority to try to make some sense of what’s happening in the world of journalism today. Back-to-Iraq.com is a central part of his article, but it’s more interesting because of his exploration of the interaction between the public and the reporter. It’s a good — if lengthy — read.

2 thoughts on “Story in CJR on weblogs, credibility and Jayson Blair”

  1. “The View From Iraq is Getting Narrower Just as Things Are Getting Worse.”

    The press is more and more confined to the American military’s green zone in Iraq. Having accepted certain dangers as part of the assignment, the correspondents face dangers that may destroy the assignment. A good time to look back at what John F. Bu…

  2. “The View From Iraq is Getting Narrower Just as Things Are Getting Worse…”

    The press is more and more confined to the green zone in Iraq. Having accepted certain dangers as part of the assignment, the correspondents face dangers that may destroy the assignment. A good time to look back at what John F. Burns said in his “the…

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