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April 1996
The New Journalist
The on-line era demands added skills and innovative ways of looking at the profession.   > read more
By  Carl Sessions Stepp
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.   > read more
By  John Wicklein
The Boys On the 'Net
The campaign beat now includes hoome pages on the World Wide Web.   > read more
By  Wendell Cochran
A Public Man Who Wrote His Own Story
Victor Crawford knew the press, and in the end he used it for an extraordinary mission.   > read more
By  Reese Cleghorn
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
The Big Question: What's In It For Them?
Local TV news directors are wary about the new 24-hour cable news channels.   > read more
By  Lou Prato
Hitting "Hit Man" in the Pocketbook
A suit seeks damages from the publisher of a murder-for-hire manual.   > read more
By  Jane Kirtley
JOAs: No Guarantee of Saving a Paper
Will the Detroit News survive the marathon strike?   > read more
By  John Morton
Déjà Scoop: Journalists and the CIA   > read more
By  Sheryl M. Kennedy
The First Lady as Columnist   > read more
By  Debra Durocher
Providing Inspiration for The Boss   > read more
By  Kelly Heyboer
When Your Beat Moves Out of Town   > read more
By  Joal Ryan
No Bad News, We’re French   > read more
By  Deborah Baldwin
The Alsop Brothers — Journalists and Players
Taking on the World: Joseph and Stewart Alsop — Guardians of the American Century
By Robert W. Merry   > read more
Book review by  Deborah Baldwin
Three Winners From University Publishers
Lou Grant: The Making of
TV's Top Newspaper Drama

By Douglass K. Daniel
Syracuse University Press   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp
The X Factor   > read more
By  Kristina M. Schurr
Bylines   > read more
By  Suzan Revah
Cliché corner   > read more
By  Suzan Revah