Stories tagged: journalism
UPDATED: Mon., April 20, 2020
Mayor Nadine Woodward and City Councilwomen Candace Mumm and Lori Kinnear have all worked in newsrooms, and say that while the press can be imperfect, it’s a necessary outlet for …
UPDATED: Mon., April 20, 2020
Coronavirus brings quiet to The S-R newsroom: Plants, vending machines, supplies left behind as journalists work from home
Since adopting social distancing and remote working measures, the coronavirus has led to COVID-19 quietness in workplaces across downtown Spokane. Unfortunately, we can’t go into those buildings and note the …
Wed., April 8, 2020
In the era of the coronavirus, journalism has never felt more important. That’s what makes what is currently happening to local newspapers across the country, both dailies and weeklies, so …
Sun., March 29, 2020
Without local journalism, social distancing becomes social isolation. Yet the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a cruel blow to local news sources. Never have newspapers and their readers needed each other …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has lashed out in anger at an NPR reporter who accused him of shouting expletives at her after she had asked him in an interview …
Wed., Dec. 25, 2019
Romantic stories get to me. They always have. And that trait sometimes puts a journalist in an awkward position with others in this particular profession.
Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
The Spokesman-Review receives Report for America grants to cover state and national politics, rural health care
The newspaper is one of four organizations in Washington, and the only one on the East Side, to receive a portion of the nonprofit’s $5 million to support local newsrooms. …
Mon., Nov. 4, 2019
Couch Slouch: In the hypercompetitive world of NFL inside information, the big boys – ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, NBC’s Peter King and Mike Florio, Fox’s Jay Glazer – …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
Legendary reporter Bob Woodward talks Trump, impeachment, journalistic ethics with Whitworth students
Bob Woodward told a large crowd that journalists need to work harder to verify information before reporting it and that Trump’s actions have not yet reached the lengths of Watergate, …
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019
In a surprising turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter Tuesday and promised to go after police officers who allegedly tried to frame him.
Mon., April 29, 2019
Note to journalists: Don’t publish weaponized gossip. Verify relentlessly. Nail down, and emphasize, the source of the hack and its motivation. And be transparent with news consumers.
UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019
Police in Northern Ireland arrested two teenagers Saturday in connection with the fatal shooting of a young journalist during rioting in the city of Londonderry and warned of a “new …
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019
Newspapers in more than 1,400 cities and towns across the U.S. have closed over the past 15 years, often leaving residents without a reliable source of local news.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
I like Facebook. Even with all of its problems. It’s where I keep up with my friends and the people I care the most about. The people I grew up …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019
The Spokesman-Review received one of 50 grants awarded to news organizations nationwide by the nonprofit Report for America.
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018
An international trade association says on-the-job slayings of journalists and news media staff rose again in 2018 following an overall decline during the past half-dozen years.
Tue., Nov. 6, 2018
“All New York was up in arms about these two homeless red-tailed hawks, and I couldn’t generate the same outrage about hundreds of thousands of people being slaughtered,” Kristof said. …
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018
Jamal Khashoggi, whose murder at the hands of his native Saudi Arabia has caused an international outcry that threatens to undermine the kingdom’s powerful young leader, knew he was a …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
No American president, or any city council member, for that matter, has ever unreservedly delighted in the way he or she was presented in the press. “I so appreciate the …
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018
Three Russian journalists were investigating Russian military contractors and mining industries in Central African Republic when they were killed there, their editor said Wednesday.
Wed., July 11, 2018
The city of Annapolis will hold a benefit concert featuring Maryland-bred rockers Good Charlotte to honor the five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom.
Thu., May 24, 2018
For months now, Elon Musk, the billionaire inventor trying to colonize Mars, tunnel under Los Angeles and make electric vehicles mainstream, has been seemingly preoccupied with another obsession: the media.
Sat., April 21, 2018
Ryan Kelly won a Pulitzer Prize this week for his photo of a car plowing into protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia – an image he snapped …
Mon., April 16, 2018
USA Wrestling will require media members seeking to cover federation-sponsored events to undergo a background check, which is believed to be the first such requirement of its kind for a …
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018
Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno returned home early from a regional summit Thursday amid unconfirmed reports that three press workers kidnapped along the increasingly conflictive border with Colombia have been slain.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018
The wind chill hit minus-3 degrees the night “Fire and Fury” came to town. But neither polar vortex nor “bomb cyclone” nor gloom of night could keep Washington’s political gossipmongers …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017
It’s been a privileged perch, and I am grateful. However, politics has changed – and not for the better – and the impact on journalism is profound.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
Walmart has pulled a T-shirt offered by an outside seller from its online store after a journalist advocacy group told the retailer it found the shirt threatening.
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
News people used to joke that readers should never be allowed to see how the sausage is made. Now we need to show that messy process as clearly as possible. …
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017
As the water recedes and the cleanup begins, national journalists will inevitably drift away.