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Articles from Vol. 126, No. 31, July 31

A Call for Better International Reporting: Pulitzer Prize Winner Roy Gutman Says U.S. Press Should Offer More Coverage of Foreign Governments and the United Nations
Pulitzer Prize winner Roy Gutman says U.S. press should offer more coverage of foreign governments and the United Nations The news media should "let the daily claptrap go once in a while" and dig into international issues that governments are not...
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A Dispute over Advertising Space: AFL-CIO Protests Decision by New York Times to Refuse to Allow It to Buy Ad Space in an Advertorial Section
AFL-CIO protests decision by the New York Times to refuse to allow it to buy ad space in an advertorial section THE AFL-CIO ORGANIZED a protest against the New York Times July 20 because the group says it was not allowed to buy ad space in a pro-North...
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A Story about What Storytelling Can Do: Convention Speaker Discusses How Columnists Can Use Storytelling Techniques to Improve Their Writing
Convention speaker discusses how columnists can use storytelling techniques to improve their writing LOIS AND CLARK sprinted toward the hotel meeting room, still clutching the suitcases they had carried off their Covered Wagon Airlines flight less...
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Different Worlds: National Association of Black Journalists Survey Reveals Disparities in How Black Reporters and Their Managers View Newsroom Opportunities
Black journalists and their bosses work in the same newsrooms but live in different worlds, a new survey says. "The gulf in communications between reporters and managers is so great that the journalists are afraid to speak up about race issues and...
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Guatemalan Press Withstands Throwback to Dictatorship: Although the Independent Press Is Back on Track, the Seven-Day Return to Press Repression Has Left Some Scars
Although the independent press is back on track, the seven-day return to press repression has left some scars For seven tense days in May, it appeared that Guatemala's nascent press freedom would be strangled in its cradle when President Jorge Serrano...
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Pennsylvania Unleashes the Bells: New Telecommunications Law Creates Pathway to Deregulate Phone Companies
New telecommunications law creates pathway to deregulate phone companies; newspapers, phone companies |sort of happy with it' PENNSYLVANIA'S NEW telecommunications law creates a pathway to deregulate phone companies but shifts much regulatory responsibility...
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Portrayals of Latinos in and by the Media
During hearings in Los Angeles on the events surrounding last year's rioting, part of the attention focused on the media. "Several people asked me why we were interested in the media," said Cruz Reynoso, a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil...
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Press-Rights Groups Join Suit against Public College
Support man seeking access to sex-education films under the Freedom of Information Law DEMONSTRATING THAT WHILE they may disagree with what someone says, they will fight for his right to say it, two press-rights legal groups have filed court papers...
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The Journalist and the Joyrider
ALL REPORTERS, DEEP down, love good stories. I admit, I love murder. I love tragedy. I love sexy trials. I love political corruption. I love exposing the emperor's new clothes. Working on a good story is like joyriding in a sports car after having...
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Trade Associations on Opposite Sides: Newspaper Association of America Supports the Proposed Telecommunications Infrastructure Act of 1993 and the National Newspaper Association Opposes It
Newspaper Association of America supports the proposed Telecommunications Infrastructure Act of 1993 and the National Newspaper Association opposes it The debate over the future of telecommunications policy continued recently on Capitol Hill as...
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Up-to-Date and On-the-Go without Paper: Exploiting Portable Computing and Communicating Technologies, E-Mail Provider and Software Developer Begin Electronic News Delivery
Exploiting portable computing and communicating technologies, e-mail provider and software developer begin electronic news delivery PUBLISHER TODD CHRONIS wanted to attend Nexpo 93 but settled for PC Expo later the same month. If he makes Nexpo...
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