<![CDATA[News Columns & Blogs: Karen Peterson | TheNewsTribune.com &]]> http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/ en-us Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:55:43 PDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:55:43 PDT Karen Peterson 60 ian.swenson@thenewstribune.com Karen Peterson: Celebrate the Sunshine http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article137953078.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 11 Mar 2017 14:09:00 PST

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Karen Peterson: Journalists not at war, just at work http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article133607634.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PST

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Karen Peterson: Agencies invite public to watch contract negotiations http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article129367829.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Jan 2017 13:35:00 PST

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Karen Peterson: New twist on breaking news feels like old times http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article126663264.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 14 Jan 2017 15:45:00 PST

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Karen Peterson: Firefighter story one of tragedy and accountability http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article125189179.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 07 Jan 2017 14:00:00 PST

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Karen Peterson: Missing my buddy, but so glad I knew her http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article121537497.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 17 Dec 2016 18:01:00 PST

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Karen Peterson: Real journalism requires time and truth http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article117263673.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:45:00 PST

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How did we not see that coming? http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article114403688.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 13 Nov 2016 05:00:00 PST

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News photos capture moments that help preserve history http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article111333862.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Oct 2016 14:38:00 PDT

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Columnist’s own life story helped him understand Klara’s http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article108381837.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Oct 2016 17:04:00 PDT

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Karen Peterson: No conspiracy, just responsible reporting on gas plant story http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article103981701.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:15:00 PDT

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‘Meeting people, writing about people’ were highlight of TNT columnist’s career http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article101010167.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 10 Sep 2016 13:13:00 PDT

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C.R. Roberts' retirement http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article100974442.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:02:34 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article100974442.html Karen Peterson: Sometimes a tip’s so good, the editor keeps the story http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article98254607.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:00:00 PDT

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Peterson: Tenor of local candidates outshines presidential campaign http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article96915882.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 18:55:00 PDT

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People are buried 'two, three deep' at Tacoma's pauper cemetery, says funeral director http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article90311072.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 12:29:15 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article90311072.html Karen Peterson: 2 agencies in Pierce County dare to throw open their doors http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article92880977.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 14:50:00 PDT

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Karen Peterson: Four reasons you’ll threaten to quit The News Tribune before Election Day http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article89979767.html#storylink=rss Election season tough on editors

Voters can benefit by reading coverage that challenges their own beliefs

Fact-checking sites help distinguish truth from lies

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Karen Peterson: Catching up on newsroom news http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article88672707.html#storylink=rss New editorial writer and statehouse reporter join our staff

TNT staffers win regional journalism awards

Pierce County high school students win state open government essay contest

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Peterson: Candidate’s banishment doesn’t trump good reporting http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article85993382.html#storylink=rss Washington Post keeps covering Trump after he revokes their credentials

News organizations have many options for sourcing a story

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Karen Peterson: Face of the Fair takes a bow http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article84648322.html#storylink=rss Washington State Fair spokeswoman Karen LaFlamme retires after 30 years

Stories she managed ranged from the zany to the serious

Her approach to the job respected by many

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VIDEO: Washington State Fair spokesperson take a bow http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article83819517.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:00:00 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article83819517.html Karen Peterson: 5 ways we’re working to better cover the breadth of our community http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article83221037.html#storylink=rss Recent stumbles highlight need to improve coverage of minority communities

We want to diversify our staff and our coverage

You can help us find “untold” stories

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Karen Peterson: Stan Naccarato was a force in a passing era http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article80592412.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 14:23:00 PDT

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Karen Peterson: Stories in search of readers, not vice versa http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article77694322.html#storylink=rss Fewer readers come to the TNT for a menu of the day’s news

More online readers consume only one story and only after it pops up on Facebook

Newsroom is working harder to push individual stories out to wider audiences

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Karen Peterson: Tacoma Water seeks our help in sharing bad news http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article73553507.html#storylink=rss Utility calls meeting to tell us it found high lead levels in four Tacoma homes

Goal was to get the story out quickly, but calmly

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Sitting in Tacoma traffic in search of stories to tell http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article72178482.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 16 Apr 2016 16:00:00 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article72178482.html Karen Peterson: New beat gets behind the wheel for readers http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article72189972.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 16 Apr 2016 09:00:00 PDT

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How ethical is a secretive ethics code? http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article70947922.html#storylink=rss Pierce County Ethics code prohibits commissioners from talking about complaints

Recent revisions encourage more secrecy

Other government ethics boards share their work with the public

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Karen Peterson: Readers vocal about elections and our coverage of them http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/karen-peterson/article68446552.html#storylink=rss Democratic caucuses prompt high reader interest

TNT strives to educate voters, be fair to candidates

Statewide coalition formed to host local debates for governor, U.S. senator

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