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June 2000
Cable Clash
CNN finds itself looking over its shoulder as it celebrates its 20th birthday. The network of record is in a bit of a slump, and rivals MSNBC and Fox News are waging vigorous challenges with fresh approaches to cable news.   > read more
By  Kelly Heyboer
In the Cauldron
Deep divisions between South Florida's Cuban and non-Cuban communities posed wrenching challenges for local journalists covering the Elián saga. How did they cope, and how well did they do?   > read more
By  Mike McQueen
A Tough Sell
News Web sites are having a hard time attracting enough advertising to bring them into the black. That's not likely to change anytime soon.   > read more
By  Paul Farhi
Tricks of the Trade
There are many valuable lessons to be learned from journalists' books about how they got the story.   > read more
By  Steve Weinberg
Hello, Columbus
Once a truly bad newspaper, the Columbus Dispatch has improved dramatically under new leadership.   > read more
By  John Wicklein
It's a Small World
Some editors are waking up to the fact that "foreign" news can really hit home.   > read more
By  Charles Layton
13 Years Before the Masthead
AJR freshens up, ties down and looks ahead.   > read more
By  Reese Cleghorn
Fog City Blues
Hearst's pursuit of the Chronicle takes some decidedly unlovely turns.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
A Newscast Featuring Real News
A Chicago TV station jettisons the hype and the gimmicks.   > read more
By  Deborah Potter
You Be the Judge
When Internet pollsters push too far.   > read more
By  Barb Palser
Struggling with the Code
Should computer encryption technology be considered speech?   > read more
By  Jane Kirtley
TV or Not TV?
Some newspaper companies are unloading broadcast properties.   > read more
By  John Morton
Animal Statehouse
Going Home and Missing the Action   > read more
By  Jon Marcus
Media Access
Online journalists find it's not easy to get press passes.   > read more
By  Sinéad OBrien
A New Center
Coping with the Stress of Covering Horror   > read more
By  Sherry Ricchiardi
Salon for Twentysomethings   > read more
By  Kent German
Trucking Exposé
Vindication for "Dateline NBC"   > read more
By  Kathryn J. Olmstead
A Valentine to the Art of Writing
Writing to Deadline: The Journalist at Work

By Donald M. Murray
218 pages; $15.95   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp

Going, Going, Gone
A National Public Radio correspondent lands a sweet summer gig as a play-by-play radio announcer for a minor league team.   > read more
By  Jessica Leshnoff
If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em
MediaNews Group's Denver Post agrees to a joint operating agreement with E.W. Scripps Co.'s Rocky Mountain News.   > read more
By  AJR Staff
Shedding the Day Job
Gannett Co.'s leader, John J. Curley, gears up for retirement.   > read more
By   Unknown
Talent Magnet
USA Today has cherry-picked more talent from the Washington Post.   > read more
By   Unknown
Happy Landings
Former Mobile Register Editor Stan Tiner is back on home turf following his resignation as executive editor of the Daily Oklahoman.   > read more
By  AJR Staff
Cliché Corner   > read more
By  Lori Robertson