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Claims of racial discrimination in ATF stings to get rare hearing

Back in July 2012, when national headlines declared Englewood a “battlefield,” an undercover ATF agent met on the South Side with a Gangster Disciple …

Crime

Sorry, lefties, Roy Moore’s loss is not a rejection of President Trump

Roy Moore’s loss is not a rejection of President Trump<p>Posted December 13, 2017 01:28 PM by Jon Miller<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print Images<p>Doug Jones, a liberal …

Conservative View

Public colleges crack down on journalists

A gate at Bronx Community College (Edward Blake/Flickr)<p><b>On an assignment</b> in August, freelance journalist Jeff Bachner had no trouble driving onto …

Journalism

About Us – Update | Doyle Lee Hamm v. Alabama

We are Doyle Hamm’s legal team and we represent him <i>pro bono</i>.<p>Doyle Hamm’s legal team is made up of an attorney who is a Columbia University professor, …

Tamer Fund for Social Ventures Awards Grants to Four New Ventures After Receiving Record 130 Applications

The Tamer Fund for Social Ventures recently completed its fifth funding cycle and selected four new early-stage ventures to add to the portfolio.<p>Four …

Business School

The media today: The loss of net neutrality threatens local journalism

<b>The net neutrality clock</b> is ticking down to midnight. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on whether to roll back the …

Journalism

Doyle Lee Hamm v. Alabama

Doyle Lee Hamm has been on Alabama’s death row at Donaldson Correctional Facility for thirty years, since 1987.<p>Today, Doyle Hamm is 60 years old and …

Prison

Parental notification laws delay minors’ access to abortion care, study finds

Judges can deny minors' petitions for abortions for a multitude of reportedly arbitrary reasons.<p>Parental notification laws requiring parents to be …

Rights & Freedoms

What managers should be doing to combat sexual harassment

<i>In this month’s edition, CJR Editor Kyle Pope and resident management guru Jill Geisler discuss how newsrooms can improve sexual-harassment training</i> …

Journalism

Podcasting is the new personal essay

<b>The personal essay</b> isn’t dead. It’s just found new life.<p>Earlier this year, <i>The New Yorker’</i>s Jia Tolentino took a critical look at the once-popular …

Podcasting

BOJ Must Boost Stimulus Now Before Next Tax Hike, Wakatabe Says

(Bloomberg) -- The Bank of Japan should add more monetary stimulus to the economy now to help bolster inflation in advance of a sales-tax hike, …

Economy

Exploring the Ocean Deep

<b>Veteran explorers Tim Taylor and Christine Dennison recently spoke on campus as part of Columbia Engineering's Extreme Engineering series. Evolving</b> …

Baseball Finalizes 2018 Schedule

The Lions open with series' at UNLV and USF before spending Spring Break in Texas. The Ivy League schedule also has a new 21-game format.

College & University

Siteslegalweek20171212kraft Heinz Names Rashida La Lande As Global Gc - Legal Week

Kraft Heinz has appointed Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Rashida La Lande as its new global general counsel and corporate secretary. The New York …

Law (UK)

‘Just sell the paper and go home’: Sacked <i>LA Weekly</i> writers to new owners

Ex–LA Weekly staffers hold a funeral for the paper.<p>Dozens of laid-off and former <i>LA Weekly</i> staffers, freelancers, and supporters gathered outside the …

Journalism

The media today: Roy Moore’s anti-media strategy is tested at the polls

<b>He’s been</b> exposed by national outlets and blasted by local editorials. He’s been disavowed by prominent members of his own party and has run the …

Journalism

Ambitious Climate Suit Pitting Teens Against Trump Faces Test

When a group of 21 kids sued the federal government a couple of years ago for failing to protect the country’s air, land and water, it didn’t seem …

Climate

Options for Individuals Who Hold at Least a Bachelor’s Degree

Earn a Master’s Degree<p>Engage in advanced training in a particular field through one of our rigorous degree programs.<p>Prepare for graduate school or …

Students

Marcelo Lopez - CEO and CO-Founder of UruIT

Crazy ideas are scary, but you should try them anyway! Because everything that seems impossible can become true if you give them time and dedication.”<p>…

Entrepreneurship

Columbia University Press » Blog Archive » Book Giveaway! American Literature in the World: An Anthology from Anne Bradstreet to Octavia Butler

<b>“This is a vital anthology, both in conception and execution. For students and faculty alike, it will create an unprecedented sense of the dynamic</b> …

Literature

Journalists aren’t as tied by NDAs as they think

Photo by Kat Smith (Pixabay)<p><b>There’s one thing most every woman</b> and man in media who has kept silent about sexual harassment has in common: …

Journalism

The media today: Journalism’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week

<b>Last week began</b> with analysis of one embarrassing correction by a major news outlet and ended with President Donald Trump on stage in Florida railing …

Journalism

Holiday gifts for grammar geeks

<b>In the third and final installment</b> of our series on “language conventions that so many editors and journalists are reticent to release,” we have some …

Grammar

What to do <br> (and what not to do) when writing about Dreamers

Dreamers at the Guardian office in Washington, DC. Photo by Evelyn Hockstein, courtesy The Guardian.<p><b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This piece is co-published with</i> The …

Immigration

Announcing the Columbia University Press Spring 2018 Catalog

We are proud to announce our catalog of new books coming in Spring 2018! In her introductory letter, Press Director Jennifer Crewe lays out her hopes …

Journalism

Is the Open Office Plan Dead? 37% of Employees Say It's Distracting

Could the darling of the tech sector — the open plan office — be under siege? Thirty-seven percent of employees say an open plan office is …

The Workplace

Letter Head

FEATURE<p>Letter Head<p>Scrabble prodigy Mack Meller minds his Ps and Qs, catches a few Zs, and is never at a loss for words.<p>by Paul Hond Published Winter …

Blog Archive » 4 Things to Listen for in Monday’s Juliana Oral Argument

<i>By Michael Burger</i><p>On Monday, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will hear oral arguments in <i>Juliana v. United States</i>. …

Judiciary

The media today: MSNBC makes the right call

<b>How does</b> an offhand tweet from 2009 launch a full-blown crisis for a major news network in 2017? The answer lies in the dynamics of a battle that’s …

Journalism

Q&A: Jezebel’s new EIC on its legacy of fearless feminist reporting and what’s next

<b>Long before</b> investigations into the sexual misconduct appeared in the pages of <i>The New York Times</i> and <i>The New Yorker</i>, Jezebel was on it. The former …

Journalism