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Remembering Jeff Schmalz, a Trailblazing Reporter Who Covered AIDS

To preserve Schmalz’s work, author Samuel G. Freedman has begun a Kickstarter campaign to fund an audio documentary and book project

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The Life and Death of Steven Sotloff, Part 1

How a freelancer’s Heaven turned into Hell: Inspired by a blend of bravery, wanderlust, and humanism, a budding journalist ventured—without the kind of institutional structure and support that would have been common a decade ago—into an inflamed Middle East.

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Marc Weitzmann Awarded Chaim Bermant Prize for Journalism

Tablet columnist honored for prescient five-part series ‘France’s Toxic Hate’

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What Jewish Law Says About Lying

Brian Williams’ lies were damaging and misleading. But can he repent?

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Veteran Journalist Bob Simon Dies in Car Crash

Emmy-winning ‘60 Minutes’ correspondent was 73

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How to Follow the Israeli Elections Online—and in English

From polls, to reporting, to political parody videos

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Israeli Journalism Giant David Landau Dies at 67

The British-born writer and editor founded Haaretz’s English edition

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The Conscience of Poland: A Q&A With Adam Michnik

A conversation with the former dissident and public intellectual, about the ‘Polish mentality,’ anti-Semitism, and ‘wearing Jewish glasses’

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Want Better Israel Coverage? Put Your Money Where Your Mouth is

How one industry’s problems affect what you think you know

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Ongoing Controversy Around ‘The Most Important Story on Earth’

Responding to critics of my essay about Israel media coverage

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Why I’m Unsubscribing From the New York Times

Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper’s one-sided coverage of Gaza war

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An Insider’s Guide to the Most Important Story on Earth

A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters

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What the Times Gets Wrong About Israel

Snide bias is no substitute for real reporting on complicated stories

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Painting a Portrait of a Political, Literary and Journalistic Powerhouse

Biographer Seth Lipsky talks about Abraham Cahan, his political sway, and the evolution of the Jewish press

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The Good Murdoch

Media magnate Axel Springer’s significant, and unheralded, role in repairing German-Jewish relations

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Q&A: Wojciech Jagielski

The Polish long-form master and Kapuscinski heir talks about children in war and the fate of journalism

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Generation X

The Arab Spring is liberating a generation from repressive political institutions, but the intellectual legacies of the regimes they are helping topple may be tougher to shake

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Print War

How the relationship between a reporter and his editor shook the Yiddish press

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Standard-Bearer

A liberal Jewish journalist in Israel wonders where her allegiance lies

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Publish or Perish

Jews have always had a special connection to magazines, and it’s Jews—like Sidney Harman, new owner of Newsweek—who will reinvent them

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Apply for a Free Jewish Journalism Class

I took it; it’s great

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No Prize

A new biography charts Joseph Pulitzer’s path from immigrant cub reporter to newspaper magnate and boss from hell

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My Son, the Pornographer

By the 1960s, Playboy and its founder had become household names. But while Hugh Hefner was out making his brand synonymous with the good life, a team of Jewish editors made his magazine one of the liveliest, sexiest, and most progressive reads around.

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Sundown: Shul for School

Plus a break for Baltimore’s Jewish paper, Yiddish flu-prevention, and more

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Why Try to Re-Brand Israel?

It may be a waste of resources, ‘Commentary’ says

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U.S. Shift on E. Jerusalem: Bad, or Wrong?

One blogger is worried about the change, another doesn’t buy it

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Sundown: For Our Brilliant Readers

More Madoff trickle-down, kashrut, and another disputed honoree

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Shock Therapy

How my shrink helped me by becoming my biggest problem

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News We Can Use

VIDEO: Advice for Tablet from ethnic-newspaper editors

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Lady Intrepid

Ruth Gruber has seen it all—from refugee camps to Virginia Woolf’s parlor

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