Alan Krawitz

Jill Abramson, Steven Brill Back Long-Form Journalism Startup

A new startup venture spearheaded by former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson and award-winning journalist-Court TV founder Steven Brill focusing on long-form journalism says it will advance writers […]

Reynolds Business Journalism Center Offers Financial Fellowship Worth $1,500

Financial journalists take note, there is still time to apply for a Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism fellowship, worth $1,500 for a  three day course of intensive […]

Israeli Tech Start-up Spot.IM Enables Publishers To Turn Visitors Into a Community

The creators of Tel Aviv-based Spot.IM say that their free platform, now currently in Beta, can turn any website into its own social network, thus greatly diminishing the need and […]

Hacks and Hackers New Executive Director is Planning for Growth

For the uninitiated, the Hacks and Hackers Network is an international, grassroots organization of journalists and technologists who use technology to visualize information and find and tell stories. Since the […]

Knight Survey: High School Students Support First Amendment More Than Adults

High School students, who rank among the heaviest users of digital media, support First Amendment freedoms more than adults, for the first time in more than a decade, according to […]

Uncertain Future for NY Times Reporter Protecting Confidential Source

It’s been more than three months since the Supreme Court turned down an appeal from Pulitzer-winning New York Times investigative reporter James Risen, who continues to face the looming threat […]

Grading the Media on Ferguson Coverage

Now that the Ferguson protests are slowly beginning to wind down, it’s likely a good time to assess how the media handled the coverage of the recent unrest, triggered by […]

Journalism Under Attack

Most journalists can agree that the profession has for years now been under financial attack by way of newsroom layoffs, the decline of newspapers/ad revenues and media consolidation, among other […]

$5,000 Top Prize for Gannett Foundation’s Al Neuharth Award for Investigative Journalism

The Gannett Foundation’s Al Neuharth Award for Investigative Journalism is seeking investigative reporters who broke ground in the past year.

Pew Study: Statehouse News Coverage Dropping, Shifting

While the overall number of print reporters continues to decline—along with newspapers in general—the numbers of print reporters assigned to State Capitals full-time has seen a precipitous drop in the […]