The pursuit of the story

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It’s something they teach in journalism schools across the nation, but leave ultimately leave up to the individual’s conscience: How far should you go in the pursuit of a story? It’s an issue that more commonly crops up when you’re dealing with the legal system here in the United States. Case in point: the two […]

Freedom of the Press

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I must confess that I read the feature pages of newspapers next to never. I generally stick to the news, sports and opinion pages. However, yesterday I was flipping through the Union-Tribune Web site when I came across this column by the paper’s religion reporter Sandi Dolbee. Now, Dolbee has done some solid reporting from […]

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That’s the number of career saves by San Diego Padres closer Trevor Hoffman has after today’s 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Congratulations Trevor! Oh, and congratulations on taking your dear, sweet time getting a story up ESPN.com. More than 45 minutes after a Major League record is set, the MLB homepage looked like this: