The Pew Connection A Philadelphia foundation with no journalism tradition is emerging as a major player in the news business, championing (and funding) civic journalism projects and rescuing
a highly respected polling organization.
> read more By Alicia C. Shepard
Still Gonzo After All These Years For years, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson's twisted, unflinching journalism has cut through the babble of America's popular and political culture like a chainsaw being dragged through a vat of Jell-O. And time has hardly mellowed the gonzo guru. Here's what happened when a longtime Thompson admirer ventured into Thompson's Colorado redoubt.
> read more By Richard Keil
Foiled FOIA The
Clinton administration’s words outstrip
its deeds when it comes to enforcement of the Freedom of Information Act.
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No Wonder They're Cynical In today's spin-happy political campaigns, it's more crucial than ever for journalists to dig beneath the surface to illuminate the records and the character of the candidates.
> read more By Rem Rieder