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Code Switch
Ever find yourself in a conversation about race and identity where you just get...stuck? Code Switch can help. We're all journalists of color, and this isn't just the work we do. It's the lives we lead. Sometimes, we'll make you laugh. Other times, you'll get uncomfortable. But we'll always be unflinchingly honest and empathetic. Come mix it up with us.
Fearless, Adversarial Journalism – Spoken Edition
The Intercept produces fearless, adversarial journalism, covering stories the mainstream media misses on national security, politics, criminal justice, technology, surveillance, privacy, and human rights. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at
It's All Journalism
It's All Journalism is a weekly podcast about the changing state of digital media. Producers Michael O'Connell and Nicole Ogrysko interview working journalists about how they do their jobs. They also discuss the latest trends in journalism and how they impact our democratic society.
The Kicker
Columbia Journalism Review's mission is to encourage excellence in journalism in the service of a free society.
New Books in Journalism
Interview with Scholars of Journalism about their New Books
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The editorial team brings you a weekly look at some of the latest innovations in digital journalism, and speaks to industry experts on how newsrooms are approaching key challenges and opportunities in the industry.
The Storyful Podcast
Welcome to The Storyful Podcast. In this series, we hope to address the issues around journalism and news coverage in the 21st century.Storyful is a global news agency, verifying UGC news and trending video for media clients 24/7.For more information, visit:
International media
A weekly look at the problems and pleasures facing journalists around the world and the power and responsibilities of news media.
The Freelance Journalist 5 Minute Talkshow
Welcome to a podcast designed exclusively for freelance journalists and video producers all over the world. We believe that 5 minutes of short interviews and practical advice can be more valuable and effective than 45 minutes discussions.Carlos P Beltran is an award-winning freelance journalist covering profile and human interest stories for some of the world's most influential networks (National Geographic, Discovery Digital Networks, AJ+, The New York Post, The Atlantic, Univision, Fusion, ...
“Journalism/Works” is an ongoing program of the Newseum Institute that focuses on journalism that matters — news reports in print, broadcast and online that produce change, provide insight and that fulfill the “watchdog on government” mission envisioned for a free press in the First Amendment.
How to Cover Money
The “How to Cover Money” podcast series, produced by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, is designed specifically for journalists who want to cover business better on their beats.
Media Report - Full program podcast
Complete episode: In a media-saturated world, ABC Radio National's Media Report makes sense of it all. Richard Aedy talks to the key players, examines contemporary journalism and charts the enormous changes of the digital age. Published every Friday.
Pull Quotes: Ryerson Review of Journalism
A weekly podcast created by the current masthead at the Ryerson Review of Journalism
On Mic
The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism is a graduate professional school on the campus of University of California, Berkeley. It is among the top graduate journalism schools in the United States."On Mic" presents events of interest recorded live at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. From authors and photographers to scientists and visionaries, the Podcast brings thought leaders from around the globe to your ear buds.
JerdCast is a podcast produced by high school journalism teachers, FOR high school journalism teachers. We talk about innovative ideas for the classroom, topics that teachers are discussing, news items that affect our classrooms, etc.
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The NCAA men's basketball tournament is going on right now and will bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue. The coaches and commissioners who benefit are overwhelmingly white. The players on the court are MOSTLY black. So what, if anything, are those players owed?
Things looked to be going well for Jay Chen. A son of Taiwanese immigrants and a Navy reservist, Chen entered the race for California’s 39th Congressional District, which covers parts of Orange, San Bernardino, and Los Angeles counties, two days after incumbent Republican Ed Royce retired in early January. By the end of the month, he had alread ...…
A week and a half after Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election, Jason Reza Jorjani took the stage at a white supremacist conference in Washington, D.C. Richard Spencer gave him an awkward hug and pat on the back before he shuffled to the podium and spoke into the microphone.
Pull Quotes: Ryerson Review of Journalism
Subscribe on iTunes There’s not a lot of religion reporting in Canada nowadays. When institutional religion declined, the “religion beat” did too. Jacob McNair has been digging into religion reporting for an upcoming feature in the Ryerson Review of Journalism. He talks about why religion reporting is “pretty sparse” in Canada, gaps in mainstre ...…
The last twotimes that Democrats seized both the White House and Congress, in 1993 and 2009, they immediately embarked on efforts to reform the national health care system. Both times, the efforts contributed to wave-election wipeouts the following cycle. That has veteran Democrats skittish about a third go at it in 2021, but the choice likely ...…
Politiciansaround the country are seizing upon highly publicized episodes of conservatives faced with harassment and heckling on college campuses by responding with a wave of legislation supposedly aimed at preserving free speech rights for campus speakers.But that commitment, while draped in the mantle of a principled defense of the First Amen ...…
TigerSwan, the mercenary security company best known for its efforts to suppress indigenous-led resistance to the Dakota Access oil pipeline, is stepping up its pursuit of profits in areas hit by climate change-driven natural disaster. Three blog posts published on TigerSwan’s website in February describe the firm’s response efforts in the afte ...…
Paul Ford on the intersection of blockchain and journalism by Columbia Journalism Review
Earlier this week, the Senate got 50 Republicans, 16 Democrats, and one Democratic-leaning independent to move forward on S.2155, the bipartisan bank deregulation bill. With that base of support, prospects for passage are extremely bright — or dark, depending on how you view a bill that the Congressional Budget Office says heightens the risk of ...…
Richard Davies, a self-proclaimed news junkie who started on the path to a career in journalism at the ripe old age of 9, joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss his days as a broadcaster with ABC News, the stories that have stayed...
Fearless, Adversarial Journalism – Spoken Edition
A spectre was haunting the Inner Harbor. Gathered at the Hilton Baltimore last weekend were the members ofthe Congressional Progressive Caucus. For decades, the CPC has been a well-meaning but largely ineffectual expression of the left wing of the House Democratic caucus. But something has changed, and this year their strategy session was joine ...…
Tips and examples from the FT, De Correspondent and for involving readers in the editorial process
Emilie Rose Hanscomeremembers the first timeher boyfriend overdosed in their bed. He was breathing strangely, keeping her awake. “I kept poking him because I was annoyed,” says Hanscome, a petite blonde. When sheflicked on the light, she found the father of her children foaming at the mouth. “Then he was almost turning gray, black,” she recalls ...…
"Shouldn't you help out your own community first?" That's the question we're exploring this week via our play-cousins at Latino USA. A black celebrity is criticized for helping a Latino immigrant. On this episode, that celebrity makes his case.
Last summer, Teresa Dank, a third-grade teacher in Tulsa, Oklahoma, gained national attention after she began panhandling to raise money for her classroom. Like many other teachers in a state with some of the lowest education spending in the country, Dank was at her wit’s end. Her frustration came to a head two weeks ago, following yet another ...…
Ivanka Trump is the ghost of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation: She is connected, either directly or tangentially, to events at the heart of the probe, yet all but invisible to the public. But as Mueller’s investigation broadens, the so-called first daughter is becoming a long overdue part of the bigger story of alleged corr ...…
Just weeks ago, immigration reform was all Congress could talk about. But in the whirlwind that is Washington politics, lawmakers’ attention spans can be short, and they’ve moved on from looking in earnest for a solution for 800,000 “Dreamers” — immigrants whose protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program President Donal ...…
Jessica Rodrigues opened the door of her small brick house in Sapiranga, a city in southern Brazil, to discover her cousin’s three young daughters huddled in the rain. Rodrigues’ cousin had just been sent to jail on drug-related charges and she had namedRodrigues as the children’s new caretaker. “They looked lost and confused,” recalled Rodrigu ...…
Dick Bove, a high-profile banking analyst, was feeling contrite. For years, Bove, a regular on CNBC, has been arguing for the rollback of regulations imposed after the 2008 financial collapse. “But lately I’ve been trying to figure how regulation has hurt the banking industry,” Bove confessed in an interview last spring. “And I’m having a lot o ...…
Afterthe New York Times last April hired Bari Weiss towrite for and edit its op-ed page, I wrote a long article detailing her history of pro-Israel activism and, especially, her involvement in numerous campaigns to vilify and ruin the careers of several Arab and Muslim professors due to their criticisms of Israel.…
Last month, a judge at Guantánamo Bay suspended indefinitely the trial of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, paralyzing one of the most high-profile cases to go before the island prison’s military commissions system. The February 16 decision ended a monthslong standoff with defense lawyers who claimed that they could not do their work for fear of governm ...…
Kim Masters on #MeToo coverage; Susan Orlean on finding stories by Columbia Journalism Review
Fearless, Adversarial Journalism – Spoken Edition
As the white van rolled toward the death house at Holman Correctional Facility last Thursday night, 57-year-old Danny Hamm began to sweat. The vehicle was emblazoned with the logo of the Alabama Department of Corrections. Two uniformed officers guarded the passengers inside. They drove through a series of sally ports and pulled up to the execut ...…
Visual storyteller and cinematic journalism expert David Dunkley Gyimah joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss how video journalism has changed, and stayed the same, since its inception in the 1950s.
This article includes graphic imagessome readers may find disturbing. Over the last decade, thanks to a cascade of undercover exposés of factory farms and slaughterhouses by animal rights activists, it has become increasingly difficult to ignore the horrors of industrial animal agriculture.
As you walk down Felicity Street in the Central City neighborhood of New Orleans, red and blue flashing lights radiate from around the corner. But when you turn on to South Liberty Street, you won’t find a patrol car. Your gaze will rise to the peak of a street lamp where the lights are fastened to an NOPD surveillance camera that, just like th ...…
In February 2017, Srinivas Kutchibhotla fell victim to an alleged hate crime. In the aftermath, his widow, Sunayana Dumala, had her life and her immigration status thrown into question. Now, she's trying to figure out what it means to stay — and find community — in the small Kansas town where her husband was killed.…
Newly released evidence today calls into serious doubt many of the most widespread beliefs about the 2016 shooting by Omar Mateen at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, which killed 49 people along with Mateen himself.Because the attack occurred on the club’s “Latin night,” the overwhelming majority of the victims were Latinos, primarily Puerto Ricans.…
As the franchise comes to Europe, Carrie Budoff Brown, editor of Politico, explains why discussions about women in business and politics are needed now more than ever
For a brief moment in December 2017, the international spotlight shined on the case of 92 deportees who were on an Immigration and Customs Enforcement-chartered flight to Somalia. Most such flights unload their human cargo once they land, but this flight, for logistical reasons, returned home — and brought witnesses back with it.…
Kate Aronoff contributed reporting from New York, Aída Chávezand Ryan Grim from Washington, and Lee Fang from California. In mid-January,Citigroup executives held a conference call with reporters about the bank’s fourth quarter 2017 earnings. The discussion turned to an obscure congressional bill, S.…
Voters are getting ready for the upcoming elections in Sierra Leone on 7 March, as 16 presidential hopefuls for the country’s top job. Musa Tarawally of the Citizens Democratic party wants to bring back values through education and investment. One of the frontrunners is Samuel Sam-Sumana of the Coalition for Change party. The two-time former vi ...…
Pull Quotes: Ryerson Review of Journalism
Subscribe on iTunes The federal budget included some items for Canadian journalism: $50 million over five years for independent NGOs to to “support local journalism in underserved communities,” and the potential for news organizations to get charitable status. But there are still a lot of questions about how this will actually work. We chat wit ...…
He was an NSA staffer but also a volunteer, having signed up to provide technical expertise for a wide-ranging, jointCIA mission in Iraq. He did not know what he was getting himself into. After arriving in Baghdad “grungy and tired,” the staffer would later write, he discovered that the CIA and its partner, the Defense Intelligence Agency, had ...…
On Thursday evening, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee took the extraordinary step of publicly attacking a prominent Democratic candidate in a contested Texas primary. The party committee’s move was made all the more jarring given the background of the candidate, Laura Moser, who in 2017 became a hero of the Trump resistance movem ...…
A new generation of native voices by Columbia Journalism Review
For a second straight day, President Donald Trump suggested that school shootings, like the one at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last week that claimed 17 lives, could be prevented by repealing the federal law banning guns at the nation’s schools. At the White House now, President Trump said schools should not be gu ...…
The Lab's Sasha Koren and Alastair Coote explain how they designed a mobile web player that integrates audio and visuals
Tim Graham, an NFL writer for the Buffalo News for the better part of two decades, joins producer Michael O'Connell to talk about the highs and lows of covering a city whose teams are better known for losing than winning and why, in...
A ruckus broke out on the floor of the California Democratic Party Convention on Sunday following a contested endorsement for a congressional seat in Orange County, California, that Democrats hope to flip, leading to recriminations across the state between the competing ideological wings of the party.…
All four of the Gonzalez kids grew up under one roof, in Los Angeles, Calif. But when the oldest was in middle school, she realized that she and her siblings might have drastically different lives. That's because she comes from a mixed-status family, where some members are free to work, and others are constrained by the fear of deportation.…
Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, revolutionized the opioid industry through aggressive marketing tactics that encouraged the widespread use of prescription painkillers. That part, by now, is well known, as an out-of-control opioid epidemic ravages a generation of young people with such potency that it has dragged down the overall life exp ...…
Patrick Ryan, acongressional candidate from New York, isleaning on his experience as a small business entrepreneurto establish his readiness for office, but he has curiously failed to mention the business he used to work in: domestic surveillance.
A little more than a year ago, on January 29, 2017, Iona Craig was at the tail end of a month-long reporting trip to Yemen. On that day, special operators from the U.S. Navy’s SEAL Team 6 launched a surprise raid in a remote part of Yemen, apparently trying to capture or kill an Al Qaeda leader. This was the first covert assault of the Trump er ...…
The Facebook Armageddon by Columbia Journalism Review
Ralph Engelman, a senior professor of journalism at Long Island University Brooklyn and co-administrator of the George Polk Awards, joins producer Michael O'Connell to discuss this year's award winners, including three first-time...
It's Alabama, 1963. A black woman stands before a judge, but she refuses to acknowledge him until he addresses her by an honorific given to white women: "Miss." On this week's episode, we revisit the forgotten story of Mary Hamilton, a Freedom Rider who struck a blow against a pervasive form of disrespect.…
Where does the traditional news media fit in a world in which social networks increasingly filter and edit what is viewed by the public? In this episode, we discuss how social networks are coming under increasing pressure to police the content on their platforms, specifically offensive videos involving violence and sexual abuse. We examine the ...…
In this podcast, we learn more about Civil, a decentralised journalism marketplace built on blockchain
Women in the workplace by Columbia Journalism Review
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