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June/July 2008
The Big Picture
Online Exclusive » The Boston Globe’s simple photo blog makes a powerful impact   > read more
By  Melanie Lidman
Sobering Remarks
Online Exclusive » The steep price of downsizing the Washington press corps   > read more
By  Bill Walsh
No Joy in Zellville
Online Exclusive » Counting column inches as a career move   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Field Trip
Online Exclusive » A growing number of journalism schools lead students on reporting trips abroad   > read more
By  Melanie Lidman
Moving Boldly
Online Exclusive » Katharine Weymouth quickly makes her mark as the Washington Post's publisher   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
A Passion for News
Online Exclusive » Len Downie’s remarkable run at the Washington Post   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
AJR Wins Two National Press Club Awards
Online Exclusive » Former Managing Editor Rachel Smolkin triumphs in the body of work and individual article categories for her pieces in AJR.   > read more
By  AJR Staff
Settling In
Online Exclusive>>Newseum officials are pleased by attendance at the new Washington, D.C., attraction.   > read more
By  Lindsay Kalter
Sam Zell's Bad Medicine
Online Exclusive>>His prescription for saving Tribune's papers is a ticket to oblivion.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Whatever Happened to Iraq?
How the media lost interest in a long-running war with no end in sight   > read more
By  Sherry Ricchiardi
In the Tank?
So let’s get this straight: “The media” are swooning over Barack, love McCain but can’t stand Hillary? Maybe it’s a little more complicated than that.   > read more
By  Paul Farhi
Bridging the Abyss
Why a lot of newspapers aren’t going to survive   > read more
By  Charles Layton
Murky Boundaries
What are the guidelines for the personal blogs of journalists who work for mainstream news organizations?   > read more
By  Kevin Rector
Time to Go
After a long career at the often turbulent Los Angeles Times, a veteran editor watches Sam Zell in action and decides to take a buyout.   > read more
By  Joel Sappell
A Bad Omen
The anti-press upsurge in China following the rioting in Tibet isn’t an encouraging sign as to how the news media will be treated during the 2008 Olympics.   > read more
By  Kathleen E. McLaughlin
End of Story
Saying farewell to the world of journalism   > read more
By  Thomas Kunkel
Monitoring the Maverick
Journalists shouldn’t allow themselves to be blinded by outdated images of John McCain.   > read more
By  Rem Rieder
Changing the Paradigm
News organizations must think more creatively about how to attract online ads.   > read more
By  Barb Palser
Star-Crossed Newsrooms
A flurry of big-name layoffs marks the reinvention of the local TV news business.   > read more
By  Deborah Potter
Stirring the Pot
Say what you will about Murdoch, he deserves credit for his willingness to invest in newspapers.   > read more
By  John Morton
High-Caliber Ammunition
The Smoking Gun makes its mark online with its relentless pursuit of documents.   > read more
By  Kevin Rector
Tempting Targets
The newspaper industry’s financial woes and the rise of external scrutiny leave ombudsmen in a vulnerable position.   > read more
By  Alex Tilitz
Watchdogs with Teeth
A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel team focuses on accountability reporting.   > read more
By  Kevin Rector
Covering Death with Dignity
Two Weeks of Life: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Politics

By Eleanor Clift

Basic Books

340 pages; $26

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Book review by  Carl Sessions Stepp

Belo's Change Agent   > read more
By  Roxana Hadadi
Down the Ho Chi Minh Trail on a Motorcycle   > read more
By  Alex Tilitz
Game Changer   > read more
By   Unknown
Confronting the Future   > read more
By   Unknown