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News for all the People: An Unflattering Portrait of Race and American Media

Art Brodsky | Posted 01.03.2012 | Books
Art Brodsky

These are the stories that seldom get told in the sweep of media history in this country. While books are written about the Hearst dynasty, or the Medills and Pattersons, press barons of their time, an entire vital chapter history has largely been given short shrift, until now.

Kentucky's Ultimate Watchdog Journalist

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Don McNay

In April, Al Cross is being inducted in the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame. No one worked harder or longer to gather all the nuances of a story than Al Cross.

Alvah Chapman, Miami Newspaper Titan, Dies At 87

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MIAMI — Alvah H. Chapman Jr., former president and chief executive officer of The Miami Herald, chairman of Knight Ridder Corp. and a champion o...

Former Knight-Ridder Editor Wins First I.F. Stone Medal

Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Froomkin

The Nieman Foundation and its Watchdog Project this year established an I.F. Stone Medal for journalistic independence. I'm delighted to announce th...

Taking Papers Private No Easier Than Running Them Publicly

Fortune | Devin Leonard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Fortune) -- Brian Tierney was pretty cocky when he and a group of investors bought the Philadelphia Inquirer and its sister, the tabloid Dai...