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Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

A Davos for the Rust Belt

Instead of bringing smart journalists and celebrities to resort towns, why not get them to go where they’re really needed—middle America?

Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

What Went Wrong—and Right—with Campaign Coverage

Journalists still have a lot to learn, but are also producing some exemplary coverage to learn from

The Invisible Muslims

Challenging the media to report on mainstream Muslim-Americans

Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

Earn Back the Right to Serve as Watchdogs

While demanding transparency from political leaders, we, as journalists, must hold ourselves accountable, too

Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

Why We Need News Literacy Now

How news literacy can help students—and the rest of us—build demand for real journalism

Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

The Way Forward

Reflecting on this historic campaign and looking ahead to what newsrooms must do next


Democracy at the Dinner Table

A photographer searches for the meaning in the everyday

Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

Journalists Need to Better Explain What Journalists Do … Including Me

If journalists don’t inform the public about what we do and why, we’re ceding the debate to those looking to vilify and delegitimize the press at a dangerous moment in history

Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

Telling Stories in Uncertain Times

The example of courageous Mexican journalists teaches us to believe, against all odds, in the power of story, that truth still matters

Election '16: Lessons for Journalism

The Problem with Polls Isn’t Technological, It’s Political

As a matter of civic ethics and good governance, it’s time to regulate the publication of pre-election polls