Progressive Librarian Issue no. 25, Summer 2005

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ARTICLES

Tabloid Ethics, News Reporting on the Iraq War and the Simulacrum of Objectivity
by Frank Louis Rusciano, page 1

Information Criticism: where is it?
by Jack Andersen, page 12

The Digital Divide and Public Libraries: a first-hand view
by Denise E. Agosto, page 23

Ethical Reflections on 21st Century Information Work: an address to teachers and librarians
by Toni Samek, page 48

Out of the Closet...But Not on the Shelves? an analysis of Canadian public library holdings of gay-themed picture books
by Vivian Howard, page 62

Freedom or Micro-Fascisms: debates in ethics in information studies
by Natasha Gerolami, page 76

BRAVERMAN PRIZE ESSAY

Public Library Collection Development Issues Regarding the Information Needs of GLBT Patrons
by Jennifer Downey, page 86

FROM THE ALTERNATIVES LIBRARY

Update on Prison Projects
by Lynn Andersen, page 96

ADDED ENTRY

Inaugural
by Peter McDonald, page 100

DOCUMENTS

Salinas Public Library Support
by Lincoln Cushing, page 101

Resolution on the Federal Library Depository Program and the Print-on-Demand Allowance Program
from DANJ, page 104

Secrecy Report Card
from OpenTheGovernment.org, page 106

BOOK REVIEWS

Introduction to Public Librarianship, by Kathleen de la Peña McCook
Reviewed by Mark Hudson, page 110

On Bullshit, by Harry G. Frankfurt
Reviewed by John Buschman, page 113

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS, page 115