The Marshall Project is a new site that is focused on reporting about the U.S. criminal-justice system and is being run by former NYT executive editor Bill Keller, and joins other topic-specific journalism efforts like Syria Deeply and Ebola Deeply
The way Grantland reported a story involving a transgender woman has raised a host of troubling questions, but also reinforced how stories that might once have remained in a specific niche can jump the tracks and smash headlong into competing viewpoints, thanks to the web
New York Times columnist Bill Keller and his wife Emma — writing in The Guardian — both posted critical pieces recently about how Lisa Adams shares her struggle with cancer via social media. But both of their criticisms miss the mark by a wide margin.
Is objectivity in journalism an outdated concept that has been replaced by transparency and disclosure, or is that a recipe for unbalanced coverage? Glenn Greenwald and the NYT’s Bill Keller debated that question
Should news outlets in China engage in occasional self-censorship for the greater good of reaching readers and projecting influence?
Harvard law professor Yochai Benkler says that WikiLeaks clearly qualifies as a media entity, and argues that by pursuing Bradley Manning for aiding the enemy, the government is putting journalism at risk as well as whistle-blowing.
In response to a GigaOM post about how attacks on WikiLeaks threaten the rights of all media entities, former New York Times executive editor Bill Keller said he agrees the organization should be protected by the First Amendment and media companies should come to its defence.
New York Times executive editor Bill Keller says he is concerned that Twitter is decreasing our attention spans and generally making us stupid — but he misses the crucial point that Twitter and other social media are just tools, and that their benefits outweigh their disadvantages.
With just a few paragraphs about the evils of aggregation and the rise of the Huffington Post, in which he talks about aggregators as “pirates,” the executive editor of the New York Times manages to say volumes about how little he understands where media is now.
When WikiLeaks first appeared on the scene, New York Times executive editor Bill Keller made it clear that he did not consider leader Julian Assange a journalist, or WikiLeaks a journalistic entity. Based on some recent comments, however, Keller’s view may be changing — slowly.