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Should the Newspaper Preservation Act, which permits newspapers to enter into joint operating agreements, be repealed?Hard Times at the Nation's NewspapersAug. 24, 1990
Has media coverage of the O. J. Simpson case been excessive?Courts and the MediaSep. 23, 1994
Should journalists abandon their traditional detachment and become more actively involved in their communities?Civic JournalismSep. 20, 1996
Should would-be journalists pursue undergraduate degrees in journalism?Student JournalismJun. 5, 1998
Are media mergers bad for consumers?Journalism Under FireDec. 25, 1998
Are the major TV networks committed to localism?Media Ownership (Updated: July 5, 2010)Oct. 10, 2003
Do mainstream media outlets have a partisan bias?Media BiasOct. 15, 2004
Should Congress pass a federal shield law for journalists?Free-Press DisputesApr. 8, 2005
Is corporate ownership of newspapers hurting journalism?Future of NewspapersJan. 20, 2006
Is blogging increasing public participation in politics?Blog Explosion (Updated: September 14, 2010)Jun. 9, 2006
Should newspapers shut down their presses?Future of Journalism (Updated: September 3, 2010)Mar. 27, 2009
Should the proposed “shield” bill protect independent bloggers and all freelance journalists?Press FreedomFeb. 5, 2010
Is transparency the new objectivity?Journalism Standards in the Internet AgeOct. 8, 2010
Is the climate for Chinese journalists worsening?Press FreedomNov. 2010
Has embedding of reporters with troops been a success?Combat JournalismApr. 12, 2013
Should journalists be regulated?Free Speech at RiskApr. 26, 2013
Do mainstream outlets have a political bias?Media BiasMay 3, 2013
Are print publications adapting to online journalism?Digital JournalismMay 30, 2014
Should journalists try to be objective?Trust in MediaJun. 9, 2017
Should conspiracy theories receive First Amendment protection?Conspiracy TheoriesAug. 24, 2018
Should the ban on one company owning a newspaper and a broadcaster in the same community be repealed?The News MediaSep. 18, 2020
Should the legal protections given to social media platforms be limited?Social Media PlatformsOct. 2, 2020
Should news organizations act collectively to protect the industry's reputation?Misinformation and the MediaJan. 28, 2022