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February/March 2008
Time for Action
Online Exclusive » Congress needs to complete action on a shield law for journalists—now.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Pushing for a Vote
Online exclusive » A journalist who won’t reveal her sources wins a court reprieve from heavy fines, as a media coalition urges Senate action on a federal shield law for reporters. But one senator may have placed a hold on the bill.   > read more
By  Kevin Rector
Cries of Outrage
Online Exclusive » A federal judge’s ruling requiring a former USA Today reporter to personally pay heavy fines for not identifying confidential sources stirs concern among journalists and First Amendment advocates.   > read more
By  Kevin Rector
Not Dead Yet
Online Exclusive »   The political conventional wisdom takes another hit.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
The Senator and the Lobbyist
Online Exclusive » Sorting out the New York Times' McCain blockbuster   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Double Whammy
February/March � It took an awfully long time for the national media to catch up to the racial turmoil in Jena, Louisiana. When they did, the results were not exactly a clinic in precision journalism.   > read more
By  Raquel Christie
Nonprofit News
February/March » As news organizations continue to cut back, investigative and enterprise journalism funded by foundations and the like is coming to the fore.   > read more
By  Carol Guensburg
Second Time Around
February/March » After their credulous performance in the run-up to the war in Iraq, how are the news media handling the Bush administration’s allegations against Iran?   > read more
By  Sherry Ricchiardi
Wikipedia in the Newsroom
February/March » While the line “according to Wikipedia” pops up occasionally in news stories, it’s relatively rare to see the user-created online encyclopedia cited as a source. But some journalists find it very valuable as a road map to troves of valuable information.   > read more
By  Donna Shaw
High Anxiety
February/March » A new survey shows journalists are very anxious about their futures as they struggle to learn new technology and worry about how long their jobs will be there.   > read more
By  Kelly Wilson
A Classy Farewell
Online Exclusive » Ousted L.A. Times Editor Jim O’Shea doesn’t go away quietly   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Leaving L.A.
Online Exclusive » The departure of Los Angeles Times Editor James O'Shea is a sad way to mark the beginning of a new era at Tribune Co.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Correction   > read more
By  AJR Staff
The Smiling Subversive
And his crusade to produce better-educated journalists   > read more
By  Thomas Kunkel
Let Them Play the Games
February/March » The media’s New Hampshire fiasco reflects a broken model for campaign coverage.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Free at Last
Why major news outlets are giving up on charging for online content   > read more
By  Barb Palser
Later News
Bowing to changing lifestyles, stations are launching 7 p.m. newscasts.   > read more
By  Deborah Potter
A Year Marked by Change
The embattled newspaper industry witnessed many significant developments in 2007.   > read more
By  John Morton
Joining the Conversation
Newspapers are establishing blogs to talk to readers about their concerns.   > read more
By  Emily Yahr
In Your Facebook
Why more and more journalists are signing up for the popular social networking site   > read more
By  Kelly Wilson
A Thinking Person's Web Site debuts as the Twin Cities’ dailies cut their staffs.   > read more
By  Anath Hartmann
Taking Wing   > read more
By   Unknown
They Love Everyday People
Everyman News: The Changing American Front Page

By Michele Weldon

University of Missouri Press

280 pages; $39.95   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp

The Column That Became a Franchise   > read more
By  Mark Lisheron
Cliché Corner   > read more
By   Unknown
Doing Less with Less   > read more
Taken Aback   > read more
Life After Television   > read more
Armies of One   > read more