A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

May 19th, 2003 • Quill Archives
An era of crusaders

What newspaper can lay claim to having had the finest local newspaper staff ever assembled? While journalism lacks “all-century team” distinctions such as those in the sports world, there would certainly be no shortage of contenders. The Philadelphia Inquirer during its years under Eugene Roberts comes to mind, as does the Watergate-era Washington Post – or today’s Post, for that matter.