FACSNET is providing the AP news roundup for the AM cycle in annotated form, with links to World Wide Web sources of additional information related to the news story and, sometimes, suggested sources to interview that FACS (Foundation for American Communications) has found useful for journalists in the past.
One of the focuses of NCEW's 1997 convention was the challenge facing editorial pages as responsibility for social programs is passed down from Washington to the states
The Congressional Budget Office, which is both nonpartisan and widely regarded for the reliability and accessibility of its work, is now making its reports available online. While it usually is thought of for its semiannual review of the federal budget outlook, it also does reports on a variety of topics.
Some Christmas ideas from The Detroit Free Press
How The Dallas Morning News formed a cadre of community columnists.
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Short but authoritative synopses of current U.S. Supreme Court decisions, prepared by the Court's Reporter of Decisions, are now available from FACSNET, the Web site of the Foundation for American Communication. The FACSNET link here is to the service generally.
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