July 4, 1991 |
National Journal Is Sued: A $10.5-million federal lawsuit accuses the National Journal of stealing a Virginia publisher's plans to create a daily congressional newsletter to be transmitted by fax machine. Also named a defendant is the Journal's parent, Times Mirror Co., owner of the Los Angeles Times. The suit contends that the Journal, which publishes a weekly public policy magazine, gained access to the ideas, research and marketing plans of Bulletin Broadfaxing Network of Alexandria, Va.
April 7, 1988 |
A Philadelphia Inquirer reporter who last week won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on secret Pentagon spending was guilty of "a blatant and egregious case of building a news story according to someone else's blueprint," and the Pulitzer Prize Board should "reconsider" his award, the editor of the National Journal charged Wednesday. Tim Weiner, the Inquirer reporter, denied the charge and said it was "unfair to me and my newspaper." His editors agreed.
July 19, 1989 |
Just west of the Coliseum, along Rolland Curtis Place, in a neighborhood of tidy, wood-sided homes with neat lawns, 30 pickets marched onto the street ruled by the Harlem 30s Rolling Crips on a lazy, warm recent Saturday. "No more coke! No more crack! We're taking our community back!" the men, women and children chanted as they paraded before a small home that police said was a rock cocaine house whose front wall had been riddled with bullets.