Journalism

Facebook Aims to Promote Better Journalism, Fight Hoaxes and Work With Local News Outlets

In a blog post on Wednesday, Facebook laid out a fairly elaborate plan to promote better media reporting and consumption. Called the Facebook Journalism Project, it includes a local news initiative, new storytelling formats and fighting hoaxes, among other items.

Frustrated Newspapers Are Dealing With the Fallout From Surprising Endorsements of Presidential Candidates

It's a whole new ballgame, folks. This election has reached a new level of bizarre, and newspapers and online journalists alike have had to adapt to a new, slightly more hostile environment.

My Year in Food: a Photo Essay of New York’s Culinary Hot Spots

Some people say grace before a meal. I have a similar ritual before chowing down, as do so many others in this social media age: I take pictures of my […]

How Arianna Huffington’s Idea for a Blog Changed the Media Industry Forever

In her book-lined office overlooking lower Broadway in New York, Arianna Huffington keeps a large sofa in the corner.

David Carr, Brian Williams and the Question of Forgiveness

What are we willing to forgive?

Big Ten Network Tests Instagram Video for Reporting Football

The Big Ten Network's Tom Dienhart, who has been a college football writer since 1990, this month can add "social video journalist" to his resume—he has been shooting dozens of Instagram videos as he attends gridiron practices throughout the conference's Midwestern footprint.

Tribune Company Separating Newspaper, Broadcast Assets

The Tribune Company is going to spin off its newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune, into a newly formed Tribune Publishing Company, the company announced this morning. Its broadcasting properties will remain together in the Tribune Company.

Bloomberg Beta to Focus on Startups

Bloomberg L.P., the parent company of Bloomberg News, has launched a $75 million venture capital fund on Wednesday.

New York Times Dominates 2013 Pulitzer Prizes

The New York Times took home four Pulitzers in a year that saw the venerable award body finding a lot more great work to honor than the past few years, when several key categories were shut out.

Quartz Publishes Top-Secret List of Pulitzer Prize Jurors

Quartz, the business news site owned by the Atlantic Media Co., got its hands on a big scoop, at least as far as the world of journalism awards is concerned.