Missed Story Syndrome Why did the national media largely ignore the medical problems of Persian Gulf War veterans until an embarrassing Pentagon about-face forced them into action?
> read more By Kate McKenna
When Push Comes to News Push technology, the Internet's trend du jour, allows online news sites to "narrow-cast" personalized news directly to readers. Online publishers hope it will also push them into profitability.
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The Lying Game Debate over lying to get a story has intensified in the wake of the Food Lion case. Defenders say deception sometimes is critical in reporting important stories. But a mounting chorus of criticism decries the practice as overdone, bad for journalism's credibility--and just plain wrong.
> read more By Susan Paterno
The Reader As Client A veteran editor argues that it's time to jettison the widespread practice of viewing the newspaper reader as a customer. He proposes an alternative model in which the journalist strives to serve readers' interests as opposed to their wishes.
> read more By Edward Wasserman