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June 1996
Are They Worth It?
Top newspaper company executives receive seven-figure pay packages, not to mention lucrative stock options. Does this make sense in an era of tight newsroom budgets?   > read more
By  Alicia C. Shepard
Cyberspace Journalism
There's no doubt that electronic newspapers and magazines are the flavor du jour. But are they more flash than substance? And will they ever make money?   > read more
By  Carol Pogash
Witch Hunt in Wenatchee?
To local TV reporter Tom Grant and the national media, a child sex scandal in the small Washington town was actually a credibility-straining prosecution run amok. The Wenatchee World took a pounding for what some called its unquestioning coverage. Where does the truth lie?   > read more
By  Jim Kershner
Libel City
When Philadelphia judges and public officials are unhappy with the media, they're uick to take it to court. Why is the City of Brotherly Love so litigious? Is it something in the air?   > read more
By  John H. Kennedy
Data Show J-Schools Are Sitting on a Bomb
Medsger Report confronts journalists and educators with ominous facts.   > read more
By  Reese Cleghorn
A Skeptical View of the Cynicism Epidemic   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Luring Viewers With Cash
TV newscasts are giving away serious money to raise their ratings, drawing criticism in the process.   > read more
By  Lou Prato
Were the Media Negligent in Waco?
As the Unabomber case shows, tensions between the press and law enforcement are constant.   > read more
By  Jane Kirtley
Invading Another Paper's Turf
The Dallas Morning News goes after the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in Arlington County, Texas.   > read more
By  John Morton
A High-Profile Plunge into Whitewater   > read more
By  Debra Durocher
Shedding Light on Female Circumcision   > read more
By  Suzan Revah
Computer-Assisted Reporting's "Dirty Harry"
The veteran reporter for Raleigh's News & Observer, along with reporter Joby Warrick and editor Melanie Sill, won the public service Pulitzer for a five-part series called "Boss Hog" that uncovered the health and environmental risks of pig waste in North Carolina's hog industry.   > read more
By  Kelly Heyboer
Hoping for a Resurrection in Houston   > read more
By  Frank Bass
Journalism for the Brave   > read more
By  Stacy Lu
A Backstage Tour of "Nightline"
Nightline: History in the Making and the Making of Television
By Ted Koppel and Kyle Gibson
Times Books   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp
Fun in Tallahassee   > read more
By  Dilshad D. Husain
Bylines   > read more
By  Suzan Revah
Cliché corner   > read more
By  Suzan Revah