FUCK JOURNALISM

 Columbia Journalism Review

Columbia Journalism Review

Jim Romenesko reports that some journalists are up in arms because the Sep./Oct. issue of the Columbia Journalism Review features the word "fuck" on the cover. Actually, it's "fucking." As in "NOT FUCKING ROCKET SCIENCE." The phrase is from a quote by NPR's Ira Glass.

“How dare CJR include the F-bomb on its cover!” writes RAR president and former WGN-TV anchor Rick Rosenthal. “The F-bomb has no place anywhere in CJR! Putting it on the magazine cover was outrageously offensive!”