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Journalism in Myanmar: “An Apocalypse for The Media”
By Jared Downing
When soldiers finally swarmed the offices of Mizzima Media in March, the building was empty. Its editors had already taken the computers, cameras, microphones and … Read more
OPINION
There Is an Open War on Facts and Truth. That’s Why We Need Accountability Reporting in Political Stories
By Tim Lambert
OPINION
Post-Covid, Newsrooms Should Cover What’s Going Right in Indian Country, Too
By Kyle Edwards
OPINION
In Polarized Times, Local Papers Need to Lean Even Harder into Tough Issues
By Austin Bogues
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Alexei Navalny, Social Media, and the State of the Free Press in Russia
The space for independent Russian journalism is shrinking, but a handful of small outlets still offer an alternative to state media
By Elizaveta Kuznetsova
BOOKS
Covering God in the 21st Century
Contrary to popular thought at the end of the 20th century, religion has continued to be an important aspect of modern life
By Costica Bradatan and Ed Simon
OPINION
For Visual Journalists, The Pandemic Was Creative Inspiration to Try Harder
At the Minneapolis Star Tribune, photographers and videographers didn’t flinch from showing what was happening, but they also portrayed subjects in their full humanity
By Deb Pastner
OPINION
Challenging Traditional Views of Objectivity Is Not a Call to Lower Standards But to Reexamine Them
Journalists need to recognize that opinion pieces and straight news are both informed by individuals’ backgrounds and biases
By Issac J. Bailey
OPINION
Lukashenko’s Hijacking of the Free Press in Belarus
Calls for Raman Pratasevich’s freedom need to be coupled with demands that all media in Belarus are free to report without fear of reprisal
By Ann Cooper
SOUNDING
“Journalists Make Me Better”
Journalists stand for truth, integrity and for those who can’t stand for themselves. When I think the work can’t matter, they show me it does
By John Archibald
OPINION
3 Steps Toward Making NPR More Inclusive and Diverse
Creating public media for everyone means realizing a more equitable distribution of power. Here’s how
By Tina Pamintuan
NIEMANS @ WORK
How to Convey a Five-Year Investigation in Six Minutes
By András Pethő
OPINION
Adam Toledo, Bodycam Footage, and Coverage of Police Shootings
Reporting on police shootings is incomplete if it doesn’t give audiences a sense of the aftermath, too
By Issac J. Bailey
FEATURES
Serving the Audiences Mainstream Newsrooms Don’t
How the pandemic, anti-police brutality protests, and Atlanta spa shootings starkly illustrate the need for community and immigrant-serving media outlets
By Clio Chang
NIEMANS @ WORK
Holding On to Hope that News Coverage Leads to Change
By Jasmine Brown
OPINION
The Newsroom Is Dead. Long Live the Newsroom!
Covid has forced true change, much of it long overdue. Now journalists — editors and reporters alike — must resist the temptation to return to pre-pandemic rhythms
By Jacqui Banaszynski
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Spring 2021:
Covering The Police
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Spurred by Black Lives Matter, Coverage of Police Violence Is Changing
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Spanning Beats, Environmental Justice Reporting Influences Every Story
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With the Loss of Physical Newsrooms, How are Young Journalists Faring?
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