Journalism

Prof. Michael Shapiro in his office at the journalism school. Photo by Eileen Barroso

In-depth long-form narrative nonfiction pieces and the stories behind those stories populate The Delacorte Review, Columbia Journalism School’s latest publishing venture.

The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University was created in early 2017, to preserve and expand First Amendment rights in the digital age through research and education. It also supports litigation that promotes the protection of freedom of expression and the press.

Andrew McCormick
Andrew McCormick spent seven years as a naval intelligence officer. But even before he arrived at Columbia Journalism School last August, McCormick had a lot of the skills required of a good reporter.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a red blouse in front of a blue Columbia Law School poster

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (LAW’59) turns 85 in March but has the energy of someone half her age.

Steve Coll with his elbows on a desk talking to people across from him.

Photo by Piotr Redlinski

In addition to his day job as dean of Columbia Journalism School, Steve Coll is a writer for The New Yorker and the author of five books.

Kyle Pope, the editor in chief and publisher of Columbia Journalism Review, discusses how the current political climate has raised the stakes for journalism and helped shape CJR’s coverage of the news media, both in the U.S. and around the world.

Stained glass window depicting two worlds and the Statue of Liberty on clouds in front of a rising sun.
What is the large stained-glass window in Pulitzer Hall, the School of Journalism building? It is a celebration of one of Joseph Pulitzer's crusades.
headshots of Steve Coll, Dana Canedy, Jameel Jaffer,  Kyle Pope

Steve Coll, Journalism School Dean; Dana Canedy, Pulitzer Prize Administrator; Jameel Jaffer, Director, Knight First Amendment Institute; and Kyle Pope, Editor in Chief, Columbia Journalism Review.

This fall, Columbia News sat down with four of the University’s leading experts on journalism and free speech to discuss the challenges facing the industry and the First Amendment as well as the state of the news media and what the future might hold.
Jim Bittel in a light blue shirt

Photo by Eileen Barroso

Jim Bittel is the director of broadcast and multimedia technology at the Graduate School of Journalism. He leads the day-today operations and strategic planning for newsgathering technology.

Technology is changing journalism in ways no one could have imagined when Columbia Journalism School opened in 1912, and the algorithms, bots and trolls that affect how we get news today are just some of the complicating factors in the new information ecosystem.

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