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February/March 2007
An Unwelcome Guest
Online Exclusive » Guest-edited magazine issues and newspaper sections are a truly bad idea.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Counting the Spoons
April/May 07 Preview » Eternal vigilance is the price of covering national security and political campaigns.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Journalism That Matters
Online Exclusive » Resources and commitment are crucial if we're going to have work like the Washington Post's excellent Walter Reed exposé in the future. And that's true regardless of the platform. Posted Feb. 22, 2007   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Challenging Times
Protected by family ownership, the New York Times Co. plots its future without retreating from ambitious journalism at its flagship paper, despite the wailing on Wall Street about the company’s sluggish financial performance. It’s bolstering its digital presence and unleashing its futurist-in-residence in a time of wrenching transformation in the industry.   > read more
By  Rachel Smolkin
Culture Clash
An aggressive management team with a top-down approach and a penchant for reader-friendly journalism has shaken things up at the once comfortable and traditional Richmond Times-Dispatch.   > read more
By  Lori Robertson
Is Keith Olbermann the Future of Journalism?
The MSNBC anchor’s unorthodox amalgam of the serious and the silly and his trenchant criticism of the war in Iraq have boosted the struggling network’s ratings and made him a hot media commodity. But some critics dislike blurring the line between fact and opinion.   > read more
By  Mark Lisheron
Life After Journalism
Two San Jose Mercury News staffers who took buyouts in late 2005 stayed in close touch with eight of their departing colleagues. How have they fared, what have they learned and do they miss the newsroom?   > read more
By  Evelyn Richards  Margaret Steen
Iron Curtain Redux
The assassination of a prominent investigative reporter underscores the increasingly repressive climate for journalists in Vladimir Putin’s Russia.   > read more
By  Sherry Ricchiardi
A Treasured Source   > read more
By  Patrick J. Sloyan
Editor's Note
AJR senior contributing writer Susan Paterno on Monday filed a motion seeking dismissal of the defamation lawsuit brought against her by the owner of the Santa Barbara News-Press over Paterno's article in AJR's December/January issue about turmoil at the paper. Here is the motion:   > read more
By  AJR Staff
East Greets West
A traveling dean and Chinese journalism students   > read more
By  Thomas Kunkel
The Conventional Wisdom Trap
When it comes to newspaper ownership, saviors are elusive.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Pay Per View
For these bloggers, a larger audience means a fatter paycheck.   > read more
By  Barb Palser
What We’re Missing
It’s a shame two new cable news channels are so hard to find in the U.S.   > read more
By  Deborah Potter
Money Talks
McClatchy’s disappointing decision to unload the Star Tribune   > read more
By  John Morton
Politico Mojo
Robert Allbritton hopes his ambitious new print and Internet ventures will lure political junkies and benefit from a fast-changing media landscape.   > read more
By  Kathy Kiely
Relaunched   > read more
By  Paul Farhi
Full Disclosure   > read more
By  Hallie C. Falquet
A Verb Is Born   > read more
By  AJR Staff
Take 2   > read more
By  AJR Staff
A Passionate Affair With Newspaper Reporting   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp
Shining a Light
Liz Chow’s exposé of human trafficking for the Chinese-language Sing Tao Daily chronicled an often-overlooked tragedy.   > read more
By  Raechal Leone
Cliché Corner   > read more
By  AJR Staff
Threatening Times   > read more
Santa Barbara Saga   > read more
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