The Press: The Unsatisfied Newsmen

U.S. publishers and editors resist criticizing themselves in public, but rank-and-file newsmen are more than ready to do it for them. Since 1968, when the Chicago Journalism Review was begun by a group of local journalists, at least ten similar watchdog publications have been launched or are in planning stages across the country. The latest to appear is The Unsatisfied Man, put out by 55 newsmen in Colorado.

TUM takes its name from a quote attributed to F.G. Bonfils, the late co-founder of the Denver Post: "There is no hope for the satisfied man." The group behind TUM is clearly not satisfied...

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