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Humans of New York: A critical review

Humans of New York is perhaps the worst prototype a photographer with actual humility could aspire to, making even the worst copycat sites (I’m...

A Meteorologist Speaks to Misconceptions of Fire, Weather and Climate

There's a common misconception that the severity of a fire season depends on the snowpack of the previous winter and spring. This is only...

Why Journalism Ethics Need a Radical Reboot

Some journalists today, troubled by disorientating change, avoid philosophical questions and fixate on particular problems. How should journalists use social media on breaking stories?...

University of Montana Student Newspaper Switches to Weekly Format

The media landscape is changing rapidly, and student-run media like the Montana Kaimin is no different. In April 2015, the Kaimin shifted from publishing...

I, Journalist

Few narrative devices are as contentious in journalism as the first-person point of view. First-time storytellers in particular pine to use it, only to be...

The Deflated Journalist

Column by Jason Kintzler, illustration by Tiffany Garner Right now in a newsroom somewhere, panic has set in. Mounting financial pressure from a newspaper publisher has...

Uncloak the “Experts”

Column by Lisa Graves News outlets rely on sources of authority to back up their leads and to convey the opinions of “experts” about events...

Losing Home Advantage

Column by Allison Franz Enjoy sitting down with your coffee each morning to find —and smirk at—slip-ups in your daily paper? Well, you’re about to smirk...

How To Digitally Reinvent The College Paper

Column by Ryan Frank, flame photo illustration by Tiffany Garner and Sarah Chaput de Saintonge With the newspaper business facing a continuous crisis, one of the best...

Standing Rock: Native journalists torn between passion and neutrality

Story by Jason Begay, photos by Olivia Vanni See more of MJR's Standing Rock Coverage with this interactive web documentary. Even if it weren’t for that...

The Last Best Law

By James C. Nelson Montana’s 1972 Constitution uniquely provides the state’s citizens with the right to be left alone, says retired State Supreme Court Justice...