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Sins of the Father: 'Truth Like the Sun' Reviewed

Sunny Bjerk | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Sunny Bjerk

Ultimately, this novel's strength resides in its depictions of characters whose ethics and motivations occupy a liminal, grey space between good and bad, moral and immoral.

Thinking Big by Starting Small

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danielle Nierenberg

Agriculture funding should focus on the many low-tech, African-led innovations that are already helping to alleviate hunger and poverty in environmentally sustainable ways all over the continent.

Seattle's Oldest Newspaper Remembers Their Irish Wake

Bill Lucey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Lucey

When journalists see their profession crumbling before them, left without jobs and stripped of what they love to do, it is surely disheartening and deflating -- a feeling of helplessness.

Book Review Bites The Dust: The End Of Kirkus

Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Kirkus Reviews announced yesterday that, after 76 years of publication, it would be shutting down. The subscription-based periodical, offering short r...

Seattle Times Finds Profit As Seattle's Only Newspaper

New York Times | RICHARD PÉREZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In an article in March on Seattle's becoming "a one-newspaper town," The Times asked, "will it become a no-newspaper town?" But less than five mont...

Writers at the End of Print

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Giles Slade

It is now much easier and cheaper to publish a book than ever before.

Clay Shirky is Right: Newspapers' Death is Journalism's Loss

Tom Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Watson

The Internet has been a destructive force for many business models, but none threatens the basis of the republic as much as the digital knife busily sawing at the fraying Achilles tendon of American newspapers.

Last Newspaper Reader Cancels Subscription

William Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Klein

Millions of readers who had been thought to give a damn about reading print turned out to relieved they didn't have to pretend anymore. "You can feel informed in a fraction of the time," said a prominent attorney who requested anonymity.

Why Didn't the P-I Fold Sooner?

Ben Stoddard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ben Stoddard

As sad as I am to see some smart, hard-working journalists losing their jobs, I can't help but wonder: why did it take so long?

R.I.P. Seattle P-I: First Major Newspaper to Go Web Only

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

The P-I will become an experiment of sorts for Hearst, who will try to figure out whether or not the company can cut overhead and increase ad rev on a web-only model.

The New Muckrakers: Can Celebrity Gossip Outlets Fill in for our Failing Newspapers?

Lisa Dale Norton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lisa Dale Norton

Is it possible that in this midst of the rubble in the collapsing newspaper industry we are witnessing the rise of the new muckrakers?

Harvey Milk Lives -- in Albany

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Luce

Handsome, dedicated, and driven, Micah is the disabled with cerebral palsy, Jewish progressive, openly bisexual, who represents a swath of Manhattan's Upper East Side.

Analyst: Major American City Will Be Newspaper-Less By 2010

New York Times | Richard Perez Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The history of The Seattle Post-Intelligencer stretches back more than two decades before Washington became a state, but after 146 years of publishing...

Seattle Post-Intelligencer Employees Told Jobs May End Next Week

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK, March 10 (Reuters) - The Seattle Post-Intelligencer has told employees they might lose their jobs as soon as next week after a deadline for ...

Seattle Post-Intelligencer May Go Online Only

Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Staffers chosen to participate in an online-only version of the Seattle P-I were notified of their selection Wednesday and Thursday. The selections in...

Failing Newspaper With Online Potential For Sale... Any Takers?

Meghan Peters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Meghan Peters

With features such as comment boards and community blogs, the Internet makes possible the essence of journalism: creating public discourse.

Media Darlings: The Maverick or The Chosen One?

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

Do reporters like John McCain better? Can Captain Straight Talk Express even complain? And should Obama sidestep his rep as the Anointed One?