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September 1995
Under Siege
The public's contempt for the mainstream media seems more intense than ever before. Can this relationship be saved?   > read more
By  Linda Fibich
The Pundit Explosion
Journalists voice their opinions on current affairs on more than 30 television shows. Are these programs a pestilence or good clean fun?   > read more
By  Alicia C. Shepard
Geneva Talks (interview)
Geneva Overholser, one of the nation's most respected editors, stunned the newspaper world in February when she announced she was leaving the Des Moines Register. Now the Washington Post's ombudsman, Oversholser discusses the disheartening trends that plague the business she loves.   > read more
By  Alicia C. Shepard
Are Quotes Sacred?
Some journalists say it's fine to "improve" quotations as long as the meaning isn't changed. Others argue that the practice is dishonest.   > read more
By  Fawn Germer
A Total Makeover
A new management team stresses local coverage and sharper graphics in its effort to revitalize the 25,000-circulation Centre Daily Times, Penn State's hometown paper. But is there too much happy talk in Happy Valley?   > read more
By  David Griffiths
"Angry White Men"
It will take strong leadership to make diversity a success in the newsroom. It's well worth the effort.   > read more
By  Walterene Swanston
Megatimes: Who Owns This Place, Anyway?
It used to matter whose name was on the door, but now the door's gone.   > read more
By  Reese Cleghorn
The Danger of Hype in TV Promos
Promoting upcoming news stories is crucial, but it can backfire when you promise too much.   > read more
By  Lou Prato
Striving to Unmask Anonymous Sources
Aggressive efforts by companies such as Philip Morris make it harder to protect sources' confidentiality.   > read more
By  Jane Kirtley
Managing With a Bolo Knife
Did Times Mirror give up toos oon when it killed New York Newsday?   > read more
By  John Morton
The Growing Debate Over Speaking Fees   > read more
By  Alicia C. Shepard
A Nice, Quiet Man Who Made a Difference   > read more
By  Jeffrey L. Katz
Location, Location, Location   > read more
By  Julie Gammill Gibson
A New Strategy to Win Viewers: Real News   > read more
By  Rick Rockwell
A Post Cold War Chill   > read more
By  Susan Milligan
Wise Words from Two Old Warriors
A Good Life: Newspapering
and Other Adventures

By Ben Bradlee
Simon & Schuster   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp
Radio Redux   > read more
By  Julie Gammill Gibson
Wielding the Ax   > read more
By  Suzan Revah
Bylines   > read more
By  Suzan Revah
Cliché corner   > read more
By  Suzan Revah