In this Seattle Channel recording of the Town Hall event spurred by InvestigateWest’s reporting, panelists Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell, Representative Ruth Kagi (D-Seattle), former Department of Social and Health Services employee Dee Wilson, advocacy lead and Washington State Parent Ally Committee/Children’s Home Society of Washington staffer Alise Hegle, and Foster Parents Association of Washington State Executive Director Mike Canfield discuss paths forward with moderator and Town Hall Program Director Katy Sewall.
nvestigateWest Managing Director Lee van der Voo reflects on her time seafaring — read on to find out how this enterprising reporter balances working in a remote newsroom, cramming in research for a new book, and fighting bouts of seasickness.
InvestigateWest Managing Director Lee van der Voo attended the Investigative Reporters & Editors conference in New Orleans — read on to find out where the field of journalism is headed and how non profit journalism studios like InvestigateWest are part of the solution.
The initial issues before the Public Records Law Reform Task Force were the sweeping old ones: too many exemptions, too many fees, too much time between public record requests and their actual release.
Spotlight reminds us how far journalism has come and continues to evolve. “Journalist” was dead last in a ranking of the top 200 jobs in 2015, citing the continued squeeze on newsrooms that stems from the lost advertising revenue that once funded them.