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BY EDWARD WASSERMAN
Edward Wasserman chides the media for failing to live up to their "golden age" watchdog reputation
BY GARY GROSSMAN
Gary Grossman focuses on the changes in journalism in the age of smart phones
BY JOHN HAMER
John Hamer looks at the Leveson Report and other calls for media regulation, asks "Can News Councils Help? What Else Is Working?," and suggests the Washington News Council as a model
An Introduction to the tributes paid by his colleagues and students
BY JOHN J. BRESLIN John J. Breslin's 2009 news report on "Gillmor 'Roasted'"...
BY WILLIAM A. BABCOCK William A. Babcock looks back on a scholar in "A Tribute to Don Gillmor" ...
BY A. DAVID GORDON A. David Gordon's "On the Shoulders of Giants: Don Gillmor" (from Media...
BY RUSSELL FRANK
Russell Frank examines the purpose and effect of deliberately empty newspaper pages in "Blanking Out: When Newspapers Take the News Off"
BY KIMBERLY BLESSING & JOSEPH MARREN
Kimberly Blessing & Joseph Marren wonder when public relations "spin" turns into "b.s."
BY KHEVEN LA GRONE
Kheven LaGrone analyses some aspects of communities in "Mirroring Diversity and Equality--San Francisco Style"
BY RAYMOND FIELDING
Raymond Fielding takes an "educational" approach to the 2012 elections in "Report the Winners and the Losers: Ballots and Beetles"
COMPILED BY MANNY PARASCHOS
There are no book reviews in this months issue of Media Ethics Magazine.