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May 1997
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.   > read more
By  J.D. Lasica
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
In Memory of Nancy Woodhull   > read more
By  Deborah Tannen
Today's Big News May Not Be So Obvious
Journalists will have to know more to do the job.   > read more
By  Reese Cleghorn
Betting on The Future of Newspapers   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Maybe Younger Isn't Better
CBS tries to attract aging baby boomers.   > read more
By  Douglas Gomery
When a Subpoena Stops the Press
A judge's "no-access" order blocks an Indiana journalist from covering a trial.   > read more
By  Jane Kirtley
Going After Readers From Coast To Coast
The New York Times expands its national edition and launches two regional versions.   > read more
By  John Morton
A Pulitzer Drought Comes to an End   > read more
By  Kelly Heyboer
A Public Debate Over Unnamed Sources   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
A Rapid Journey from Victim to Vixen   > read more
By  Amy Wang
Black Students Versus Campus Newspapers   > read more
By  Eric Stern
Journalism's Fast Lane   > read more
By  Bill Hoffmann
The Rosetta Stone of Copy Editing   > read more
By  Carolyn Melago
Looking Ahead By Looking Backward
Understanding New Media

By Roger Fidler
Pine Forge Press   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp
Going Back
David Yarnold returns to the San Jose Mercury News   > read more
By  Shannon Robertson
Fighting Back
Barbara Cochran takes over as president of RTNDA   > read more
By  Carolyn Melago
Bylines   > read more
By  Suzan Revah
Cliché corner   > read more
By  Suzan Revah