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December/January 2011
Endgame for Olbermann
Web exclusive
An inevitable conclusion to a turbulent, influential run. Posted: Sat, Jan. 22 2011   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
The Sound of Freedom
Web exclusive
Video Feature: Freedom Radio airs everything from news and weather to Meat Loaf’s greatest hits for American troops in Iraq. Posted: Wed, Jan. 12 2011   > read more
By  Jackie Spinner
Blaming the Rhetoric
Web exclusive
The media, the politicians and the bloodbath in Tucson. Posted: Tue, Jan. 11 2011   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Supreme Arrogance
Web exclusive
It’s time for the U.S. Supreme Court to allow TV coverage of its proceedings. Posted:  Wed, Dec. 22 2010   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Undocumented or Illegal?
Web exclusive
A campaign to change the way some immigrants are described in news stories faces an uphill battle. Posted: Fri, Dec. 17 2010   > read more
By  Karen Carmichael and Rabiah Alicia Burks
Bloomberg Strikes Again
Web exclusive
The proliferating news operation adds an opinion component. Posted: Wed, Dec. 15 2010   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
The Comment Police
Web exclusive
NPR says it’s pleased with the results of its decision to outsource the battle against offensive online comments. Posted: Wed, Dec. 15 2010   > read more
By  Madhu Rajaraman
The Implications of WikiLeaks
Its founder’s cause will endure regardless of his fate.  Posted:  Tue, Dec. 14 2010   > read more
By  Mark Feldstein
Retreating from the World
In the face of heightened globalization and with the U.S. engaged in two wars, many mainstream news organizations have turned their backs on foreign news. Newspapers and television networks alike provide much less of it. Many outlets have shuttered overseas bureaus. But a handful of promising startups offer some hope for the future.   > read more
By  Jodi Enda
Backpack Journalism Overseas
Broadcast organizations increasingly rely on smaller one- or two-person operations in most of their foreign bureaus, a strategy that makes sense when money is tight and technology reduces the need for large crews.   > read more
By  Priya Kumar
When Restraint Pays Off
Web exclusive
Many news outlets ran with the story of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ death, but not the AP. Posted: Wed, Jan. 12 2011   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Foreign Correspondents: Who Covers What
The number of foreign correspondents employed by U.S. newspapers has decreased markedly since the last AJR census, taken in 2003.   > read more
By  Priya Kumar
From the Fringe to the Mainstream
How “scandals” of dubious validity or relevance end up attracting so much media attention.  Posted:  Wed, Dec. 1 2010   > read more
By  Paul Farhi
The Fact-Checking Explosion
In a bitter political landscape marked by rampant allegations of questionable credibility, more and more news outlets are launching truth-squad operations.  Posted:  Thu, Dec. 2 2010   > read more
By  Cary Spivak
Navigating the Future
A newspaper guy turned successful new-media entrepreneur says it's unlikely that one overarching new business model will emerge for journalism in the digital age. Instead, look for a collection of improvised arrangements based on the lucky alignment of buyers’ and sellers’ needs. And that's not necessarily a bad thing. Posted: Tue, Nov. 1 2010   > read more
By  Larry Kramer
A Profoundly Bad Idea
Sen. Joe Lieberman and his call for a federal investigation of the Times over WikiLeaks.  Posted:  Wed, Dec. 8 2010   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
A Matter of Interpretation
Why an analytic approach is crucial for mainstream news outlets.  Posted:  Tue, Nov. 30 2010   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Give Patch a Chance
Controversy swirls around AOL’s ambitious hyperlocal venture. Posted: Mon, Dec. 6 2010   > read more
By  Barb Palser
Way off the Rails
CNN’s prime-time lineup reflects a network in disarray.  Posted:  Thu, Dec. 9 2010   > read more
By  Deborah Potter
Costly Mistakes
What, if anything, could newspapers have done to slow down their decline?  Posted:  Thu, Dec. 9 2010   > read more
By  John Morton
Dispatches from the Last Frontier
An aggressive Web site covers Alaska and searches for profitability. Posted: Thu, Dec. 2 2010   > read more
By  David Saleh Rauf
Students Scrutinizing Politicians
A J-school’s plunge into the fact-checking business.  Posted:  Thu, Dec. 9 2010   > read more
By  Molly Klinefelter
A Bold Rescue Plan

C-SCAPE: Conquer the Forces Changing Business Today

By Larry Kramer

Harper Business

256 pages; $27.99

� Posted: �Thu, Dec. 9 2010   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp
A Powerful, Flawed Reporting Giant Poisoning the Press

Richard Nixon, Jack Anderson, and the Rise of Washington’s Scandal Culture

By Mark Feldstein

Farrar, Straus & Giroux

461 pages; $30

  Posted:  Thu,Dec.9 2010   > read more
Book review by  Mark Lisheron
Beltway Buzz(bee)
Sally Buzbee brings her global savvy to Washington as the AP’s bureau chief.  Posted:  Tue, Nov. 30 2010   > read more
By  Madhu Rajaraman
  Posted:  Thu, Dec. 9 2010   > read more
By   Unknown
Clarification   > read more
By   Unknown
Falling Short
  Posted:  Thu, Dec. 9 2010   > read more
By   Unknown
The Juan Williams Flap
  Posted:  Thu, Dec. 9 2010   > read more
By   Unknown