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Jennifer Harper

Jennifer Harper

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Articles by Jennifer Harper

Newspapers set job-loss record in 2008

Almost 6,000 newspaper journalists lost their jobs last year - the biggest one-year drop in history - according to an official account released Thursday by the American Society of News Editors (ASNE), which has conducted annual newsroom surveys for more than three decades. Published April 17, 2009

Mexicans total 32% of immigrants

President Obama arrived in Mexico for a visit Thursday but he could have stayed home if he was looking for a Mexican audience. Published April 17, 2009

Newspapers cut 5,900 jobs in 2008

Almost 6,000 newspaper journalists lost their jobs last year -- the biggest one-year drop in history -- according to an official account released Thursday by the American Society of News Editors, which has conducted annual newsroom surveys for more than three decades. Published April 16, 2009

Times earns public service award for VA investigation

The Washington Times was named Monday as a winner of the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi Award for public service, one of investigative journalism's highest honors, for its series titled "Disposable Heroes" that disclosed the unethical treatment of veterans during a Veterans Affairs medical experiment. Published April 14, 2009

Times' VA series wins SPJ award

The Washington Times has won the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi Award for public service, one of investigative journalism's highest honors, for its series entitled "Disposable Heroes" that disclosed the unethical treatment of war veterans during a Veterans Affairs medical experiment. Published April 13, 2009

Times embraces 'citizen journalism'

The Washington Times' news gathering is about to become a whole lot bigger as the newspaper launches one full print page per day of news stories reported and written by average citizens in local communities. Published April 13, 2009

The Times enhances Web site for readers

The Washington Times Web site became a more convivial place over the last week, thanks to a spectrum of improvements for readers who crave clear interaction with the newspaper's content and staff. Published April 12, 2009

Report: Casinos threat to security, readiness

Casinos undermine both national security and military readiness, according to research released Thursday by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, adding a new dimension to an already complicated debate. Published April 10, 2009

It's 'Gray Lady' vs. red ink

This is no mother and child reunion. The 'Gray Lady' is having serious problems with her billion-dollar baby. Published April 7, 2009

Inside Politics Weekend: The Obama brand

Does President Obama need more FDR, less Jimmy Carter and a dose of Ronald Reagan to ensure the staying power of his personal brand? Published April 5, 2009

Michelle bests Barack

Talk about his better half. It's FLOTUS trumps POTUS. Published April 2, 2009

Online journalists 'confident' in future

Online journalists have become cautiously optimistic about their place in the gloomy news media landscape, with 81 percent reasonably sure their Web sites can turn a profit, according to a survey released Monday by the Online News Association and the Project for Excellence in Journalism. Published March 31, 2009

Newspapers seek way out of hole

Lean times dominate the media landscape as newspapers around the nation tighten their belts and trudge forward. Published March 29, 2009