- Watching the watch dog. Hess, S.; Levine, L. // Brookings Review;Fall91, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p36
Comments on the unique journalistic watchdog that oversees the work of the congressional press galleries on Capitol Hill. Criteria for membership; Exclusivity of the position; Women as watchdogs; Housekeeping chores; A reporter's duties; Reporter's conduct; Standing Committee of Correspondents;...
- Can the media be reformed? Garment, S. // Commentary;Aug87, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p37
Journalists bear the moral responsibility for whether their stories are fair or unfair, but people with an active role in political life have a responsibility of their own, to fight back. They can pursue reporters who have been in error, complain to editors, and make sure that others involved in...
- Journalists face death threats and self-censorship in... Lawrence, David Aquila // Christian Science Monitor;4/23/97, Vol. 89 Issue 103, p6
Focuses on the dangers posed to journalists in Colombia. Number of journalists that have been killed between 1987 and 1997; Why some reporters are forced to censor themselves; Restrictions which hinder the press; Comments from Mary Isabel Rueda, director of QAP TV news.
- City news stations tune into LI stories. Josefak, Lisa // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);6/03/96, Vol. 43 Issue 23, p1
Reports that coverage of Long Island, New York by New York City news companies have grown to ten percent as of 1996. Impact of technology on the growth of Long Island coverage; News show devoted to Long Island coverage; Magazines running sections covering Long Island.
- Why the piranhas stopped biting. Foster, D. // Mother Jones;Oct88, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p6
Opinion. Commentary on investigative reporting and the reasons it is now out of favor. Attitudes of news executives; Iran-contra scandal.
- Summer of muck. Weinberg, S. // Mother Jones;Jul/Aug91, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p20
Presents reprinted portions of three articles demonstrating Soviet investigative reporting since Mikhail Gorbachev's ascension. Includes `Under Siege,' by Dmitry Likahnov; `Turkmenian Children, Women are Starving,' by Pavel Voschanov and Aleksandr Bushev; `When There's No Choice,' by Andrei Popov.
- Journalism of joy. Bagdikian, B.H. // Mother Jones;May/Jun92, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p48
Contends that the news establishment of the 1980s sold out to the period's `Reagan Revolution.' How big media owners profited from the economic climate of the 1980s; Failure to accurately report the major problems of Reaganism; Role played by journalists in the misrepresentation of reality that...
- Smearwatch. // New Statesman & Society;2/21/92, Vol. 5 Issue 190, p6
Editorial. Samples a variety of pre-election smears in various British newspapers. Reports in `Today' about calls for the resignation of Robin Cook; `Sunday Times' probe into Neil Kinnock's attitudes over the years to communism; `Mail' attacks on Labour tax policies; More.
- Sun burned, star struck. Miller, B. // New Statesman & Society;2/21/92, Vol. 5 Issue 190, p29
Contends that partisan Tory tabloids can sway the uncommitted vote in Britain. Overview of the Tory tabloid press; How they have switched their emphasis from news to comment, opinion and political guidance; Readers' views toward tabloid press; Comparisons with television reporting.
- Diary. French, S. // New Statesman & Society;4/10/92, Vol. 5 Issue 197, p8
Notes that what journalists leave out of articles is as important as what they put in. Examples from British newspaper accounts on the divorce of the Duke and Duchess of York and the assault of an amateur boxer by a policeman; Similar practice by a radio literary critic; Also comments on the...