Karen Peterson HEADLINES
Faking a documentary news photo would be an affront to our journalism ethics.
A News Tribune photographer rushes to a crime scene. The assignment: Show readers what it looks like. The house where it happened. The police rushing in. The neighbors watching from afar.
Today is a holiday as patriotic as the Fourth of July. It is Sunshine Sunday and the beginning of Sunshine Week, both of which promote open government.
Today, a Q&A excerpted from The News Tribune reader mailbag:
Conversations I had Thursday with two News Tribune readers reflected the challenge we face in serving the news needs of a diverse audience.
Sure wish we were watching the Seahawks play in the Super Bowl today.
Government decisions should be made in public. Government documents should be accessible. Government employees should know and follow state law.
Editors everywhere are getting less sleep this week after revelations that the amazing love story of Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o was a hoax.
We open the 2013 session of the Legislature on Monday, and as you read in our front-page story, it promises to be a robust one.
Get it right, but get it first, but get it right.
It is with heavy hearts we continue our coverage today of the horrific shootings Friday in Newtown, Conn. Especially for the survivors, the families of those lost and the members of that community, it is an innocence lost, a sense of security shattered.
In this, the season of giving, here are three new offerings from The News Tribune to you.
On Tuesday, we plan to launch our latest redesign of The News Tribune. Brace yourselves. We’re about to do something radical.
On Monday, Joint Base Lewis-McChord lost another soldier overseas. At 19, Pfc. Brandon Buttry was among the youngest of the 306 Lewis-McChord soldiers killed since the wars began in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have received about equal amounts of coverage overall this year by the mainstream media and neither has received much of an advantage over the other, according to a study released Friday.
An anonymous caller left a message on the publisher’s phone line Wednesday. She was offering a compliment – “you know, the opposite of a complaint” – about Larry LaRue’s front page column, “When mental health is a laughing matter.”
We’ve been experimenting with this Facebook requirement for one reason only: Our hope it would clean up the conversations people have with one another on our website. At least so far, it has.
Writing a thorough story about the Pierce County assessor-treasurer – the last of a three-part series on today’s front page – was a no-brainer.
My first week as executive editor after three years as managing editor included some milestone meetings, some little surprises and a growing sense of what’s different about my new job.
- 467 George Zimmerman found not guilty in death of Trayvon Martin
- 452 Tacoma rally promotes discussion following George Zimmerman verdict
- 394 For Zimmerman, ‘not guilty’ does not equal innocence
- 3 Seattle mayor’s tunnel antics put highways at risk
- 1 NSA revelations reframe digital life for some