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June 1st, 2010 • Quill Archives
The Great Balancing Act

When Linda was named managing editor at a daily Missouri newspaper last summer, she said she welcomed the challenge of boosting the paper’s circulation numbers. But within months of relocating from Indiana for the job, Linda — not her real name — said the newspaper’s publisher and his advertising staff would pressure her to kill stories that reflected negatively on local businesses.

April 2nd, 2010 • Quill Archives
The Scientology-St. Petersburg Times Quagmire Continues

It’s been more than a month since Howard Kurtz revealed in his Washington Post media column that the Church of Scientology hired two journalists – who then hired an editor – to “investigate” journalistic coverage of the Church by the St.