Archive: Dec 1999

1960: The Catholic Issue

By Journalism December 15, 1999

[This article originally appeared in the September 1960 issue of Nieman Reports.] Cartoon courtesy of the John F. Kennedy Library.…only the man who has learned historical depth can give what we call the news … Read more

1960: Newspapermen and Lawyers

By Journalism December 15, 1999

[This article originally appeared in the July 1960 issue of Nieman Reports.] I propose to speak tonight on a moderately pretentious topic, the public responsibilities of newspapermen and lawyers.… As my concern is public responsibility in our professions, I want … Read more

1998: This Is Watchdog Journalism

By Journalism December 15, 1999

[This article originally appeared in the Summer 1998 issue of Nieman Reports.] [T]here is far too little public understanding in the United States about the role of the press in the American system. And one good reason for that is … Read more