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April/May 2008
Rays of Hope
Online Exclusive » As many newspapers cut back on investigative reporting, can nonprofits step into the breach?   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Silly in Philly
Online Exclusive » ABC’s dreadful debate moderators bring us a night to forget.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
A Flurry of Subpoenas
Online Exclusive » A new study finds a sharp increase in the number of subpoenas seeking confidential information from news outlets and journalists.   > read more
By  Kevin Rector
Maybe it is Time to Panic
Why news organizations have to act much more boldly if they are to survive   > read more
By  Carl Sessions Stepp
Off Target
Why is the media consensus so often wrong about political campaigns? And isn’t there a better way to cover elections?   > read more
By  Paul Farhi
Country for Political Junkies
Former “Scarborough Country” host Joe Scarborough's “Morning Joe” takes a less scripted approach to morning television than its competitors. The MSNBC program's freewheeling format features interviews with political figures and pundits that are longer than the ones offered elsewhere; they seem more breakfast table than news desk.   > read more
By  Matthew T. Felling
Liberation Journalism
A veteran editor says farewell to the world of dailies and finds happiness running a weekly in the home of baseball’s Hall of Fame.   > read more
By  Jim Kevlin
When Heart Isn't Enough
The Albuquerque Tribune took names and kicked up the dust, but still couldn’t survive.   > read more
By  Tony Davis
'Hell on Heels'
Online Exclusive � Toni Locy awaits a court decision that could have monumental consequences for her and her profession. But shaking in her shoes in the face of danger has never really been her style.   > read more
By  Kevin Rector
Clarification   > read more
By  AJR Staff
A Swing and a Miss
The New York Times' controversial John McCain story   > read more
By  Thomas Kunkel
A Fond Farewell to The Deanly One
Adventures with Kunkel from Miami to AJR   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Second-Mover Advantage
When launching online products, listening to the audience is more important than speed.   > read more
By  Barb Palser
Why Journalism Matters
At a time of gloom and doom in the business, the new Newseum reinforces its importance.   > read more
By  Deborah Potter
Enough is Enough
Shortsighted cutbacks pose a serious threat to the future of newspapers.   > read more
By  John Morton
Big Projects for Small Papers
A Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. program generates ambitious series for its 90 dailies.   > read more
By  Alex Tilitz
Investigating the Dean   > read more
By  Kevin Rector
Foreign Affairs
As established news organizations cut back on international reporting, a new Web site aims to cover the world.   > read more
By  Kevin Rector
Taking Root
A new Web site provides serious news and commentary—and genealogy—to the black community.   > read more
By  Roxana Hadadi
When Excellence Produced Excellence
The Place to Be: Washington, CBS, and the Glory Days of Television News

By Roger Mudd

Public Affairs

400 pages; $27.95   > read more
Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp

From the New York Times To Motown
Reporter Charlie LeDuff heads home.   > read more
By  Kevin Rector
Heading Home for A Big Challenge   > read more
By  Kevin Rector
Cliché Corner Hustings Trifecta!!!   > read more
By   Unknown
Broken Campaign Reporting   > read more
Taking Issue with AJR's Jena 6 Story   > read more
Too Much for Sisyphus   > read more
The Lonely Advertiser   > read more