Pilot Errors The media's Kelly Flinn Coverage focused heavily on the adultery charges against her, downplaying the more serious allegations of lying and disobeying a direct order. The way the story was framed doomed the chances of Joseph Ralston to head the Joint Chiefs of Staff when his affair came to light.
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Rewired Following the lead of its newspaper members, the Associated Press, long the bastion of hard news leads and for-the-record coverage, is emphasizing enterprise reporting and stylish writing.
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Rising Sun Its ambitious editors are trying to make Baltimore's Sun a great paper by avoiding modern newsroom trends and stressing big projects, hard-edged reporting and powerful storytelling.
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X-Rated Ratings? The Clinton administration and the Internet industry have championed voluntary ratings for Web sites to create a ``family-friendly'' environment in cyberspace. Their campaign nearly led online news organizations to create a licensing system for Web journalism.
> read more By J.D. Lasica