'Prisons Need Newspapers for the Same Reasons That the Public Needs Newspapers'
An interview with the managing editor at one of the country's most widely read prison newspapers.
Why the Decline of Newspapers Is Bad for the Environment
New research suggests that corporations pollute more when there aren't local papers to hold them accountable.
Scenes From the Capital Gazette Shooting in Maryland (in Photos)
Maryland resident Jarrod Ramos opened fire in the Capital Gazette newspaper offices in Annapolis, shooting and killing five employees.
A Shooting at a Newspaper in Maryland Leaves at Least Five Dead
A lone gunman burst into the offices of the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, on Thursday, shooting and killing five newspaper employees and "gravely injuring" several more.
Uncovering the Financial Impacts of Local News Deserts
New research shows that cities where newspapers closed up shop saw increases in government costs as a result of the lack of scrutiny over local deals.
Local Reporting Is Dying. This Training Corps Wants to Bring It Back.
Report for America offers young journalists valuable job training experience—by placing them in talent-starved newsrooms.
Inside the Vote to Unionize the 'Los Angeles Times'
Pacific Standard chats with Carolina A. Miranda, a Los Angeles Times staff writer and member of the LA Times Guild organizing committee.
The FCC Votes to Eliminate Anti-Monopoly Media Rules
The agency voted to eliminate the eight-voices rule, which barred television stations in one market from mergers unless at least eight independently owned and operated stations would remain post-merger.
That Time a Newspaper Stared Down the Country’s Largest Advertiser and Won
A little-remembered incident helped establish the notion that news organizations could and should preserve their independence from advertisers.
How Different Countries Involved in the Iranian Nuclear Negotiations Reported on That Letter
He-said-she-said has rarely been so fun to read.
Media as Both Weapon and Defense in the Mexican Drug War
The impact of social media and the press on the drug war, and vice versa.
The New York Times Is Dying: Brain Drain at the Grey Lady
Hardly. Brain drain is an indicator of success, a sure sign of a talent refinery at work.
Study: Cancer Fatalism Propagated by Broadcast News
New research suggests watching local television news leads to fatalistic beliefs regarding cancer.