Columbia Journalism Review’s mission is to encourage and stimulate excellence in journalism in the service of a free society. It is both a watchdog and a friend of the press in all its forms, from newspapers to magazines to radio, television, and the Web.
This journal presents articles about "the full range of journalistic issues in all media, but with a particular emphasis on the Internet." Topics include the rise of blogs, participatory journalism, libel, ethics, technology innovations, etc.
Seeks to "expose abuses of power and betrayals of the public trust by government, business, and other institutions, using the moral force of investigative journalism to spur reform through the sustained spotlighting of wrongdoing"