Climbing Down From the Ivory Tower The public journalism movement is spreading to the nation's editorial pages, as editors solicit reader contributions, offer contrasting views on an issue and worry whether it's elitist to endorse candidates. But at what cost?
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Covering Executions Few if any assignments pose the challenges of reporting on a convicted criminal being put to death.
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Spectator's Sport The American Spectator has flayed Bill Clinton and his family, friends and associates relentlessly. It's paid off: Circulation is way up. But serious doubts remain about the magazine's credibility.
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Paris Blues It sounds like a glamorous world of outdoor cafes, wine and romance. But for expatriate freelancers struggling to find work, the writer's life in Paris is no pique-nique.
> read more By Deborah Baldwin