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August/September 2006
A Bold Stance
An editor stands up to the bean counters, and goes public with it.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Hold That Obit
The nightly network newscasts, often depicted as passé, face the future with a trio of new anchors and bold plans for the wireless world.   > read more
By  Rachel Smolkin
Life with Brian
When it came to dealing with newspapers, PR man Brian Tierney was known as a bare-knuckled advocate who would bully and intimidate if that’s what it took to get his way. Now he’s the CEO of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News. Rather than running for cover, journalists are hoping his energy, optimism and connections will breathe new life into the long-suffering former Knight Ridder papers.   > read more
By  Rachel Smolkin
A Matter of Time
How Time magazine put together its groundbreaking account of the alleged shooting of civilians by Marines at Haditha, and why it took so long for the rest of the news media to follow up   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
The Forgotten War
With a few stellar exceptions, the U.S. media have largely ignored the fighting in Afghanistan. Here’s why that’s a serious mistake.   > read more
By  Sherry Ricchiardi
The Ties That Bind
The local media’s heroic performance in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina profoundly altered and deepened the relationship between the news organizations and the people of New Orleans. But can this close connection be sustained without added resources and new blood?   > read more
By  Mark Lisheron
"To Love This City Back to Life"
A reporter for New Orleans’ Times-Picayune reflects on a wrenching period spent covering the devastation of Hurricane Katrina and the effort to rescue a damaged yet absolutely essential place.   > read more
By  Brian Thevenot
A High Multiplatform Dive
A Washington Post reporter recounts his adventures covering the Enron trial for the Web, radio, TV—and, yes, the newspaper.   > read more
By  Frank Ahrens
A Sensitive Mission
Teaching at an all-female university in Dubai poses serious challenges.   > read more
By  David Burns
The Full Phil
Goodbye to a great friend and patron   > read more
By  Thomas Kunkel
Life After Wall Street
Private ownership of newspapers has its charms, and no shortage of pitfalls.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Missed Opportunities
News sites should make better use of the material provided by YouTube and other Internet resources.   > read more
By  Barb Palser
Gaffes Go Global
No TV mistakes are local in the Internet era.   > read more
By  Deborah Potter
Private Moment
Twelve daily newspapers made the trek from public to private ownership as a result of the Knight Ridder breakup. Is this a trend that will continue?   > read more
By  John Morton
Anti-media sentiment could jeopardize a national shield law for journalists.   > read more
By  Lisa Friedman
Covering the Bush White House   > read more
By  Andrew H. Vanacore
Cloudy Crystal Balls   > read more
By  AJR Staff
Beyond the Byline
Newsroom researchers are beginning to get the credit they deserve.   > read more
By  Alia Malik
Take 2   > read more
By  AJR Staff
Quote Box   > read more
By  AJR Staff
Going Easy on President Bush
Lapdogs: How the Press Rolled Over for Bush
By Eric Boehlert
Free Press
333 pages; $25   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp
From Baghdad to Beirut
NBC News correspondent Richard Engel opens a bureau in Lebanon as the Arab-Israeli conflict escalates.   > read more
By  Jessica Meyers
Cliché Corner   > read more
The Future of Newspapers   > read more
Telling Unsettling Stories   > read more
Chilling Comment   > read more
Too Much Credit?   > read more
Transparent Journalism   > read more