Response: Eye always on bureaucracies

Burnham, David
March 1998
Nieman Reports;Spring98, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p39
Comments on investigative reporting, while highlighting the work of the late Peter Kihss, an American reporter in this field. Detailed information on some of the investigative reporting done work done by Kihss; Reference to Joyce Purnick's explanation of why newspapers pay insufficient attention to investigative reporting. INSET: Crime coverage, by David J. Krajicek.


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