City of Anger When the acquittal of four Los Angeles police officers unleashed brutal riots, the city's news media scrambled to cover a story that was unfolding at a furious pace. Ron LaBrecque went behind the scenes at KNBC television news and the Los Angeles Times to examine how they reported on a city in turmoil.
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Get Outta Town! If you're based in Washington but you're not with the national media, the White House
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Clean & Sober or True Grit Once smoke-filled and coffee-stained, many newsrooms have become tidier and healthier places to work. Some reporters love their new workplaces; others say a cleaner desk doesn't necessarily mean cleaner copy.
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Reaching for Diversity Editors say they want the percentage of racial minorities in the newsroom to equal that of the general population by the end of the decade. Given the results thus far, critics call it "mission impossible."
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