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December 1994
Anonymous Sources
A flurry of inaccurate stories about O.J. Simpson based on unnamed sources has rekindled the debate over their use. Detractors say they hurt the media's credibility. Defenders say without them important stories would never be told.   > read more
By  Alicia C. Shepard
Out of Sight
Producers are unsung, unknown – and essential to the success of television news-magazines.   > read more
By  Robert Lissit
A Dying Breed
The old-style city editor was tough and politically incorrect and sometimes cruel – but he usually delivered. He's giving way to people in suits who are better at strategic planning than covering fires.   > read more
By  Carl Sessions Stepp
The Shallow End of the Pool?
The pool assembled to cover the invasion of Haiti raises more questions about the journalists than about the Pentagon.   > read more
By  Jacqueline E. Sharkey
The Press Shifts to The Right, But Slowly
Words have moved the center as journalists followed the pols.   > read more
By  Reese Cleghorn
Expect More TV News from Abroad
A new AP service will make it easier to air foreign reports.   > read more
By  Lou Prato
Bringing Down the Curtain on Courtrooms
The U.S. Judicial Conference has voted to keep TV cameras out of federal civil cases.   > read more
By  Lyle Denniston
Dealing With a Conflict of Interest
Editorial writers must be aware of their paper's corporate holdings.   > read more
By  John Morton
Running Away From the News Media   > read more
By  Carol Pogash
Firearms 101 for Journalists   > read more
By  Frank Smyth &  Michael J. Limatola
Keeping Tabs on Denver TV News   > read more
By  L. Wayne Hicks
A Broadcasting Thaw in Turkey   > read more
By  Thomas Goltz
Open Season on Editorial Cartoonists?   > read more
By  Alicia C. Shepard
Small-Town Blues
An E-mail message about “life on small-town papers” posted to an online journalism group by R.D. Hohenfeldt of Missouri’s Rolla Daily News:   > read more
By  R.D. Hohenfeldt
Keeping the Faith
Adapted from the seventeenth annual Frank E. Gannett lecture, delivered by Los Angeles Times Editor Shelby Coffey III at the Freedom Forum in Arlington, Virginia, on November 2:   > read more
By  Shelby Coffey
A Couple of Winning Novels By Journalists
One True Thing
By Anna Quindlen
Random House   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp
A Detail-Soaked Dispatch from A Career Covering War
Live From The Battlefield:
From Vietnam to Baghdad, 35 Years in the World's War Zones

By Peter Arnett
Simon & Schuster   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp
Bylines   > read more
By  Suzan Revah
Cliché corner   > read more
By  Suzan Revah