Excellent news for food journalism: UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism is now offering five $10,000 fellowships a year, for early and mid-career journalists to travel and report longform stories on a range of food subjects, from nutritional policy and food science, to technology, culture, a ... More >>
Greetings from New York, New York (the city, not the casino) as the Voice has returned from the 2012 UNITY convention in Las Vegas.
The elephant in the room for UNITY, as CNN Worldwide Managing Editor Mark Whitaker acknowledged in UNITY's first panel, was the absence of the National Association of ... More >>
Interesting factoid: the Watergate scandal caused enrollment in journalism schools to be at an all-time high in 1974, since budding journalists wanted to be just like Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.
JY CINEMASHUP - All the President's Boys from Jeff Yorkes on Vim ... More >>
Journalists on the ground in Libya, running for cover. LAT via Paul Conroy/ReutersDave Clark and Roberto Schmidt, journalists for Agence France-Presse, have been missing since yesterday in Libya along with Joe Raedle, a Getty photographer accompanying them. They were last heard from on Friday nig ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
May 18, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 20
Of honest men & good writers
By Jack Newfield
After participating in several panel discussions, attending (More)'s counter-convention, reading books and articles by Tom Wolfe and Mike Arlen, and being i ... More >>
An interview with former-turned-current Gawker scribe John Cook -- fresh out of Yahoo -- had the following money quotes to deliver to his (former Radar co-worker) Jeff Bercovici at Daily Finance about Cook's experience with writing original news for search engine monolith Yahoo's news blog Th ... More >>
Every August, just before Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism school year begins, the shitstorm of trite comments about why anyone would ever waste their money on an unnecessary, very pricey, skills-based, advanced degree commences with a vengeance, as it already has on Gianna Palmer's Wall ... More >>
Viacom CEO Sumner "Get Off My Lawn" Redstone.So, have you heard about that time Viacom CEO Sumner Redstone left a voicemail for Daily Beast reporter Peter Lauria, attempting to bribe Lauria into giving up sources? It was pretty classic. Even better, it ended with another reporter telling Laur ... More >>
For reporters, reading a Janet Malcolm story is like going to an AA meeting for writers in recovery, and last week's long piece in The New Yorker did not disappoint. Malcolm is the author who once famously proclaimed that every journalist "is a kind of confidence man" betraying our subjects " ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
Your Career in Journalism
Author: M.L. Stein
Publ ... More >>