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June 1999
Searching for Truth in the Balkans
Fact by Fact, detail by detail, Western journalists meticulously reconstructs the horrors of Kosovo.   > read more
By  Sherry Ricchiardi
Suicide Mission
USA Today’s Jack Kelley accompanied a small band of Kosovo Liberation Army fighters as they set out to ambush the Serbs.   > read more
By  Sherry Ricchiardi
The Fog of War
The clash over Kosovo engendered massive spin from NATO as well as the Serbs--and few details about the bombing campaign.   > read more
By  Patrick J. Sloyan
The Pundit Corps
Once the bombing began in Yugoslavia, retired military officers became fixtures on TV talk shows.   > read more
By  Kelly Heyboer
Embracing the Complexities
Alix Freedman's powerful story on a controversial sterilization drug had instant and global impact. But it was the ambiguities that drew her in.   > read more
By  Mark Lisheron
AJR senior writer Alicia C. Shepard talks to Ken Bode about the abrupt end of his five-year tenure as host of PBS' "Washington Week in Review."   > read more
By  Alicia C. Shepard
State of The American Newspaper

Newspapers are on the Web because they have to be, but they’re still trying to figure out what to do there.   > read more
By  Chip Brown
The Breakfast Club
Print reporters are welcome at Godfrey Sperling’s newsmaker breakfasts, a Washington, D.C., institution--unless they happen to work for the AP.   > read more
By  Larry Arnold
A Wizard Of Spin Tells Us About Us
In the next stage we’d better know the land of Spun.   > read more
By  Reese Cleghorn
This Dinner is Not a Winner
Isn't it time to put the White House Correspondents' Association dinner out of our misery?   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
How Much Is Too Much?
Coverage of the school shootings in Colorado provokes debate.   > read more
By  Lou Prato
Conveying The War In Human Terms
The Internet has been a major player in Kosovo coverage.   > read more
By  J.D. Lasica
A Forceful Way to Get the Picture
Police seize a freelancer’s film, subpoena others’.   > read more
By  Jane Kirtley
Everything Is Coming Up Profits for Papers
Plummeting newsprint prices mean healthy bottom lines.   > read more
By  John Morton
Lessons Learned from School Shootings Past   > read more
By  Natalie Pompilio
Whose Files Are They, Anyway?   > read more
By  Douglas A. Cosper
Web Site Challenges Campus Daily
Students at University of Virginia last December launched a Web-only publication, providing competition for the Charlottesville campus' Cavalier Daily.   > read more
By  Steve Fox
Breaking the Color Barrier
Former New York City News columnist and New York Times reporter Earl Caldwell has embarked on his first online writing project--and he's feeling liberated.   > read more
By  Bridget Gutierrez
10 Best/Worst Things About Being a Career Reporter   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
Stone Struck   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
Four Dailies Duke It Out in Berlin   > read more
By  Carter Dougherty
Wonderful Work by a Reporter at Large
Friends Talking in the Night: Sixty Years of Writing for The New Yorker

By Philip Hamburger
Alfred A. Knopf
448 pages; $30   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp

Leeward and Upward
Times Mirror's Mary E. Junck heads to Lee Enterprises as excutive vice president. She'll become president of the media company in January.   > read more
By  Bridget Gutierrez
Recasting Arnett   > read more
By  Lori Robertson  Sinéad OBrien
A Mobile Editor
The Daily Oklahoman, a subject of harsh journalism critiques of late, brings in Stan Tiner as its new executive editor.   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
The Lake Effect
The Miami Herald's executive editor trades bougainvillea for buckeyes, becoming editor of Cleveland's Plain Dealer.   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
A Budding Mogul
American Consolidated Media Inc., headed by Jeremy L. Halbreich, has picked up four small-circulation papers in Colorado.   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
It's a Family Affair
Flipping the standard script of big chains devouring little independent papers, the Boca Raton News finds local owners for the first time in 35 years.   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
Cliché Corner   > read more
By  Lori Robertson