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December 1998
The Isikoff Factor
Newsweek reporter Michael Isikoff's stories and inquiries played a major role in shaping developments on the road toward impeachment.   > read more
By  Alicia C. Shepard
On the Road
The Lewinsky scandal has shattered the once-cozy relationship between the press and the White House on overseas presidential trips.   > read more
By  Kenneth T. Walsh
In The Maelstrom
A perpetually turblent newsroom with a macho culture, a mercurial owner, major production problems-- New York Daily News Editor Debby Krenek has no shortage of challenges.   > read more
By  Marilyn W. Thompson
The Lessons of Tailwind
CNN’s former military adviser sifts through the wreckage of the ill-fated “Valley of Death” report.   > read more
By  Perry Smith
State of The American Newspaper
Editor Inc.

Once upon a time editors ruled their worlds like princes. No more. In today’s corporate, high-pressure environment, their roles have multiplied even as their clout has waned. Here are 13 ways of looking at newspaper editors.   > read more
By  Geneva Overholser
A Death in the Family
Ruminations on the end of an historic JOA in Indiana.   > read more
By  Thomas Kunkel
TV Pundits Need to Clean Up Their Act
Reporters and editors forget who they are when they get on the tube.   > read more
By  Reese Cleghorn
Get "Out There" Outta Here
It's not good enough to go with a story just because others are running with it or it's in the atmosphere.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
"The Great Man"
Maynard Parker’s boundless energy and endless curiosity breathed life into Newsweek and its staff.   > read more
By  Jon Meacham
U.S. Waits To Tune In, Turn On Digital TV
A new system offers better picture and sound--and a radical change in what we’ll be able to see.   > read more
By  Douglas Gomery
It's Time To Get Personal Online
Web newspapers should let readers customize their offerings.   > read more
By  J.D. Lasica
Taking Aim At the Privilege
Microsoft tries unsuccessfully to obtain notes and tapes from two authors.   > read more
By  Jane Kirtley
Expensive, But Well Worth The Cost
Sunday magazines may not be profit centers, but they add richness to newspapers.   > read more
By  John Morton
When the Story Is About the Owner
Can news organization maintain ethical reporting in the age of conglomerate journalism.   > read more
By  Carol Guensburg
Why Not Just Buy It?   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
A Revolutionary Approach to Music Reviews   > read more
By  Natalie Hopkinson
Paying the Price for Her Reporting   > read more
By  Sherry Ricchiardi
Not Just One, But Two   > read more
By  Bridget Gutierrez
Zeus or Mere Mortal?   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
From Deadlines to Punch Lines   > read more
By  Amy Jeter
A Call to Arms for Journalists Who Care
What the People Know: Freedom and the Press

By Richard Reeves
Harvard University Press
159 pages; $19.95   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp

Never Say Never
MSNBC's Olberman leaves "The Big Show" for sports.   > read more
By  Lori Robertson  Bridget Gutierrez
Filling Big Shoes
Boston Globe replaces columnists Barnicle and Smith.   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
The End of the Line
Chicago's City News Bureau closes up shop.   > read more
By  Keri P. Mattox
Beaupre Bows Out
Cincinnati Enquirer editor takes a job at Gannett headquarters.   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
60-Minute Woman   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
Heralded Departures
Two of Miami Herald's top talents leave for elsewhere in Florida.   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
Diversity Delayed
ASNE's new mission statement commits to making newsrooms more diverse.   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
Upward Mobility
Newsweek names Mark Whitaker editor, following the death of the magazine’s longtime leader Maynard Parker.   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
Cliché Corner   > read more
By  Lori Robertson