Journalism Filter
  1. For the Record

    At Columbia Journalism Review, 18 journalists share how — or whether — they use tape recorders during interviews.

    Authors
  2. Matthew Bremner: Journalist

    From Vice to Men’s Journal and more, read the work of Scottish journalist Matthew Bremner at his personal site.

    Journalism
  3. “I know so many of them are fighting very hard to be heard. I hope they keep fighting. I hope they never give up. I believe there will be a day when all girls have the same freedom that I have. I just hope that day comes soon.”

    Inspiration
  4. Don’t Listen to Anyone Who Says You Shouldn’t Be Doing This

    “If you take yourself seriously other people should take you seriously.” Hilde Lysiak started her town’s only newspaper, Orange Street News, when she was eight years old. Now she’s got a six-book deal and an upcoming Apple show.

    Inspiration
  5. The Redemption of MS-13

    Journalist Danny Gold investigates the movement converting El Salvador’s gang members into born-again Christians. For those in the gangs, the only way out is through the door of the church.

    Journalism
    Illustration by Matt Chinworth
  6. Take a Break from December with the Year’s Best Longreads

    Shut out the hustle and bustle for 15 minutes, and dig into a good story.

    Journalism
  7. In Pakistan’s Emerging MMA Scene, A Woman Among Men Rises

    At Women in the World, journalist Maija Liuhto reports on Anita Karim, “Pakistan’s first and only professional female Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter.”

    Journalism
  8. Tim Harford: The Undercover Economist

    Economist and journalist Tim Harford blends insights on technology, business, and, economic history into accessible and engaging posts on a wide range of topics, from inequality to social media.

    Business
  9. Why I Owe Everything to Jonathan Gold

    “Being a food writer is the most punk rock thing a person can do, and Jonathan Gold was the most punk rock of us all.” Javier Cabral pays homage to the legendary Los Angeles food writer, who was both his mentor and his role model.

    Current Events
    Illustration by Joaquin Hernandez
  10. Popula

    Popula, part of the Civil network, is “a journalist-owned, journalist-run, ad-free publication with nobody to answer to, except you.” Browse their growing archives for fresh, timely writing and art.

    Art
  11. Columbia Journalism Review

    Columbia Journalism Review is a respected voice on press criticism. It offers analysis and reporting for journalists and professionals in communications, tech, academia, and other fields.

    Academia
  12. Strange Behaviors

    Science writer Richard Conniff has collected tarantulas in the Amazon, tracked leopards in the Namibian desert, and trekked through the Himalayas of Bhutan in pursuit of tigers.  

    Animals
  13. Coachella, Underground

    “But the festival has little bearing on the lives of people on the valley’s east side, except perhaps as a reminder of how easy it is to not see them.” Investigative journalist Gabriel Thompson explores the lives of Latinos and the undocumented in California’s Coachella Valley, a region known for its annual music festival.

    Current Events
    Illustration by Kate Gavino
  14. Mansi Choksi

    Mansi Choksi is a journalist based in New York. She writes about gender, politics, crime, identity, pop-culture and the distribution of opportunity.

    Authors
  15. You Can See the Battle Scars

    In Venezuela, journalist Christian Borys talks to the young activists who are torn between leaving for a better future elsewhere, and fighting on in a country that’s becoming less and less livable.

    Current Events