How They Blew It A behind-the-scenes look at the television networks' dismal performance on election night.
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Polled Enough for Ya? News organizations subjected their audiences to a relentless barrage of polls during the campaign. Sure, everyone wants to know who's winning the horse race, but to many this seemed like overkill.
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Playing Favorites? As usual, there were howls of biased coverage during the 2000 presidential campaign. But often the tone was set by the actual dynamics of the race--and the ubiquitous polls.
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Palm Beach Follies Jockeying for position with the national media, worrying about her chad and longing for a real meal--the Palm Beach Post's new civil courts reporter recalls life in the midst of the whirlwind.
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The Pulse of Paradise After a new owner rescues it from a near-death experience, Honolulu's aggressive Star-Bulletin gears up for a battle against Gannett's dominant Advertiser.
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Where Women Rule The all-female leadership team at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune jokingly refers to its empire as "Amazonia." Does gender make a difference when it comes to management style and newsgathering?
> read more By Sherry Ricchiardi