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December 1995
The Media Get Religion
News organizations are devoting increased attention and resources tocoverage of spiritual and ethical concerns.   > read more
By  Alicia C. Shepard
A Medical Breakthrough
Once the province of correspondents without a clue, network medical reporting now showcases specialists who use their expertise to sort through the confusing welter of reports, studies, developments and "cures."   > read more
By  Jerome Aumente
Too Much Too Soon? (interview)
Success came early for The New Republic's 25-year-old Ruth Shalit. But now she finds her career tarnished by plagiarism, factual errors and sharp criticism of her article on race and the Washington Post. She hopes there are second acts in journalism.   > read more
By  Alicia C. Shepard
Defending the Family
AJR contributing writer Alicia C. Shepard also interviewed Washington Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr. about the Ruth Shalit contretemps.   > read more
By  Alicia C. Shepard
Learning to Love Lower Profits
A veteran journalist warns newspaper owners: Adjust to changing realities (and more modest profit margins) and nurture your products, or face the prospect of new rivals.   > read more
By  Philip Meyer
The Wrong Villain
The O.J. Simpson media circus pitched its tent far beyond the range of the cameras in the courtroom.   > read more
By  Ronald Goldfarb
The Great Newspaper Panic of '95
What is happening to the "public" in publicly owned companies?   > read more
By  Reese Cleghorn
Public Journalism: Stop the Shooting   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Mass Media Merger Mania
It's unlikely all of the players will end up happy with the results.   > read more
By  Douglas Gomery
The "Crime" of Asking for a Document
Did a federal judge go too far when he imposed prior restraint on Business Week?   > read more
By  Jane Kirtley
A Plan Doomed by High Profits
Too many staffers at Peoria's Journal Star wanted to cash out, scuttling its employee ownership plan.   > read more
By  John Morton
Paying More Attention to White Crime Victims   > read more
By  Peter Downs
Hidden Camera Update   > read more
By  Robert Lissit
Just Like O.J.'s Trial, But Without Kato   > read more
By  William J. Eaton
Switching Channels, Big Time, in Denver   > read more
By  Jim Upshaw
From Soviet Medals To a Dancing Garfield   > read more
By  Michele Kayal
A Reporter's Legacy: Five Decades of Fairness   > read more
By  Patrick J. Sloyan
Another Unflattering Portrait of Journalists
The Last Debate: A Novel of
Politics and Journalism

By Jim Lehrer
Random House   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp
Philly's Phantom   > read more
By  Art Kramer
Motown Blues   > read more
By  Suzan Revah
Bylines   > read more
By  Suzan Revah
Cliché corner   > read more
By  Suzan Revah