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Paper cuts
Winter 2009
Not that many years ago Washington's legislature was covered by more than 30 journalists from around the state. Now that number is eight. The Seattle Times no longer has a bureau on the east side of Lake Washington, and a print Post-Intelligencer no longer exists. Who will give us information and investigation when the papers have all gone?
Categories: Communication, Media, Public affairs
Tags: Journalism, Newspapers, Blogs


Life after newspapers
Winter 2009
It's a whole new cyberworld out there, and I'm the dinosaur dude who's trying to figure out where to go from here.
Categories: Communication, Media
Tags: Careers, Reporters, Journalism, Newspapers


Old News
Winter 2009
Just as several of Washington’s newspapers have vanished from the landscape, librarians and volunteers are bringing our state’s near-forgotten newspapers to light. Through a project in the Washington Secretary of State’s office, library empl...
Categories: Media, History, Library and museum studies
Tags: Newspapers


New Deal at the library
Winter 2003
The Works Progress Administration (WPA), established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 as part of his New Deal reforms, was designed to put Americans back to work at a time when the country was suffering massive unemployment from the Grea...
Categories: Library and museum studies, History
Tags: Archives, Newspapers