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journalism



  • Letters From An American: June 8, 2020

    by Heather Cox Richardson

    Among other topics, Professor Richardson weighs in on the New York Times editorial fiasco, arguing that Tom Cotton's op ed was too detached from fact to make any contribution to meaningful public debate. 



  • Ida Taught Me

    by Koritha Mitchell

    As the United States seems determined to repeat the horrors of the last turn of the century, I remain grateful for Wells’s example. Here is just some of what she taught me.



  • The Country has been Through a Draining, News-Packed April Before

    by Christopher B. Daly

    By the end of April 1945, the institutions of American journalism generally met the challenges of an overwhelming torrent of news and helped other American institutions manage military, political and economic transition.



  • Ida B. Wells Honored with Posthumous Pulitzer

    Ida B. Wells's pioneering role as a journalist on the front lines of struggle against racist terrorism at the nadir of American race relations was posthumously recognized with a Pulitzer Prize yesterday. 

  • The Truth about the Five O’ Clock Follies

    by Ron Steinman

    Ron Steinman covered the notorious "Five O'Clock Follies" press conferences held by American military leadership in Saigon, and warns against comparing them to the Trump administration's daily Coronavirus briefings. 



  • Feldstein's Deplorable Review

    by John O'Connor

    John O'Connor offers a rebuttal to Mark Feldstein's criticism of his new book Postgate.