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Suggested Readings

Public Affairs Reporting

American Society of Newspaper Editors, Readership Issues Committee. The Local News Handbook. Reston, Va.: ASNE, 1999.

Blau, Robert. The Cop Shop: True Crime on the Streets of Chicago. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, 1993.

Buchanan, Edna. The Corpse Had a Familiar Face. New York: Random House, 1987. (Reprinted in paperback by Charter Books.)

Campbell, Don. Inside the Beltway: A Guide to Washington Reporting. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, 1991.

Gelman, Mitch. Crime Scene: On the Streets with a Rookie Police Reporter. New York: Times Books, 1992.

Haltom, William. Reporting the Courts: How the Mass Media Cover Judicial Actions. Chicago: Newlson-Hall, 1998.

Houston, Brant, Len Bruzzese and Steve Weinberg. The Investigative Reporter's Handbook: A Guide to Documents, Databases and Techniques, 4th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin"s, 2002.

Killenberg, George M. Public Affairs Reporting: Covering the News in the Information Age. Boston: St. Martin"s, 1992.

Lisheron, Mark. "Stalking a Sniper," American Journalism Review, December 2002, pp. 20"27.

McIntyre, Bryce T. Advanced Newsgathering. New York: Praeger, 1991.

Press, Charles, and Kenneth Verburg. American Politicians and Journalists. Glenview, Ill.: Scott, Foresman/Little, Brown, 1988.

Protess, David L., Fay Lomax Cook, Jack C. Doppelt, James S. Ettema, Margaret T. Gordon, Donna R. Leff and Peter Miller. The Journalism of Outrage: Investigative Reporting and Agenda Building in America. New York: Guilford Press, 1991.

Scheuren, Claire E., ed. The Reporter's Source Book. Corvallis, Ore.: Center for National Independence in Politics, 1993.

Smolkin, Rachel. "Into the Spotlight," American Journalism Review, November 2002, pp. 50-55.

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Weaver, Paul H. News and the Culture of Lying. New York: Free Press, 1994.

Wilson, Theo. Headline Justice: Inside the Courtroom—The Country's Most Controversial Trials. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1996.

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