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April 1995
Tina Brown's New Yorker
It's timelier, hipper and more colorful. It continues to provide a home for serious journalism. But has that elusive quality that made The New Yorker so distinctive been lost?   > read more
By  Joanne Weintraub
Reinventing the Newsroom
Newspapers are flattening hierarchies, creating reporting teams, circles and pods, dismantling fiefdoms, liberating designers. Will all of this trendy tinkering create better journalism?   > read more
By  Carl Sessions Stepp
Used and Abused
Newt Gingrich astutely manipulated the news media and made himself a megastar. Now he's trying to score points by pummeling them.   > read more
By  James McCartney
In the Dark
Shutting down Americ'as prematurely aging nuclear power plants will cost tens of billions of dollars. But most of the news media are not paying attention.   > read more
By  Elliott Negin
Rooting Out Socialists and Advertisers
Newt's plan just requires a little sacrifice for the cause.   > read more
By  Reese Cleghorn
Can One-Man Bands Hit High Notes?
Some say viewers lose out when reporters shoot their own video.   > read more
By  Lou Prato
Making Checkbook Journalism a Crime
California laws making it illegal to accept money for information obtained by witnessing a crime face a legal challenge.   > read more
By  Lyle Denniston
Are Bean Counters Taking Over?
While discouraging, recent cost cutting at newspapers is a rational response to a changing climate.   > read more
By  John Morton
Coping with the Tightening Newsprint Squeeze   > read more
By  Kelly Heyboer
Monitoring Miami's Mayhem   > read more
By  Bill Rose
Love and the Editorial Page   > read more
By  Alicia C. Shepard
Homes of the (Journalism) Stars   > read more
By  Chip Rowe
"The Syndicate with a Soul"   > read more
By  David Allan
Exploring What It Takes to be a Great Editor
Genius In Disguise:
Harold Ross of The New Yorker

By Thomas Kunkel
Random House   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp
Dexter's Grim View of Journalism
The Paperboy
By Pete Dexter
Random House   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp
Starting As a Freshman   > read more
By  Suzan Revah
Goodbye Without Leaving   > read more
By  Kelly Heyboer
Bylines   > read more
By  Suzan Revah
Cliché corner   > read more
By  Suzan Revah