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March 2010
An Unlikely Newspaper Hero
Brian Tierney and the Philadelphia Dailies   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Not So Daily
How has the decision by the Detroit papers to reduce home delivery days played out?   > read more
By  Karen Carmichael
After the Storm
At ASNE, editors focus on the future.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
The Joke Has Legs
The triumph of Fake AP Stylebook   > read more
By  Stephanie Gleason
Facing the Truth-O-Meter
PolitiFact’s new Florida operation checks out the veracity of local pols’ assertions.   > read more
By  Abby Brownback
Lost in the Woods
How the mainstream media too often dropped sourcing standards and blindly followed the lead of the tabs and entertainment Web sites during the Tiger Woods extravaganza   > read more
By  Paul Farhi
Plugging the Gap
As Chicago’s struggling newspapers cut back on coverage, an ambitious news cooperative run by a former Tribune editor and heavily staffed by Trib refugees has emerged to pursue public service journalism. Its premier client: the New York Times.   > read more
By  Sherry Ricchiardi
Too Graphic?
American newspapers, often squeamish when it comes to running disturbing images, overcame their inhibitions after the Haitian earthquake. Journalists say powerful, graphic photographs made clear the depth of the tragedy and fostered support for rebuilding the devastated island nation. But to some, the deluge of images of naked corpses and severed body parts was insensitive and dehumanizing.   > read more
By  Arielle Emmett
Against the Grain
Whether it’s charging for online content, giving away classifieds, engaging in—and winning—a brutally expensive newspaper war with Gannett or doubling down on print when others are fleeing, Walter E. Hussman Jr. has never shied away from the contrarian approach. And that has paid off for him, big time.   > read more
By  Bret Schulte
A Federal Bailout for Papers?
Asking public officials to come to the rescue of the very news outlets that investigate them   > read more
By  Kevin Klose
Anything Goes
A flurry of publishing without knowing   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Vital but Complementary
While social media played a key role during the earthquake in Haiti, the episode underscored the fact that traditional news outlets remain essential.   > read more
By  Barb Palser
The YouTube Factor
Should local TV news operations post material on the video behemoth?   > read more
By  Deborah Potter
A Daunting Look Back
How does my 1993 column on newspapers and technology hold up?   > read more
By  John Morton
Harnessing Social Media
News outlets are assigning staffers to focus on networking.   > read more
By  Stephanie Gleason
Investigations with Impact
The Huffington Post Investigative Fund aims to meld classic reporting with the power of the Web.   > read more
By  Karen Carmichael
New News for Philly?
A plan to strengthen public affairs coverage in the region   > read more
By  Abby Brownback
Pulitzer’s Lessons for Today’s Journalism

Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power

By James McGrath Morris


576 pages; $29.99   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp

Go Local   > read more