journalism http://kuow.org en 'There Is Fresh, Raw Nigerian Pygmy Goat's Milk In The Fridge' http://kuow.org/post/there-fresh-raw-nigerian-pygmy-goats-milk-fridge <p></p><p>The subject headline of producer Matthew Streib's email was irresistibly public radio: "There is fresh raw Nigerian pygmy goat's milk in the fridge."&nbsp;</p><p>Typically we hear about free doughnuts on the filing cabinet near Ross Reynold's desk, so we asked Matthew to explain.</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:36:52 +0000 Isolde Raftery 39155 at http://kuow.org 'There Is Fresh, Raw Nigerian Pygmy Goat's Milk In The Fridge' AP: Parts Of Irish 'Mass Graves' Story Exaggerated By Media http://kuow.org/post/ap-parts-irish-mass-graves-story-exaggerated-media The Associated Press today offers <a href="http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_IRELAND_CHILDRENS_MASS_GRAVES?CTIME=2014-06-20-14-48-31&SECTION=HOME&SITE=AP&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT">"a more sober picture"</a> than it and other news organizations (<a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/06/03/318545130/in-ireland-a-macabre-discovery-at-old-home-for-unwed-mothers">including NPR</a>) did earlier this month regarding reports of nearly 800 bodies of infants and young children at a former Catholic home for unwed mothers in Ireland.<p>The case of the "mother and baby home," located in the tow Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:48:53 +0000 Scott Neuman 36959 at http://kuow.org Why KUOW Didn’t (Initially) Name The SPU Shooter http://kuow.org/post/why-kuow-didn-t-initially-name-spu-shooter <p>In journalism school, student reporters learn to never, ever, ever name suspects until they have been charged in court. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 19:07:02 +0000 Isolde Raftery 35944 at http://kuow.org The Gutsy, Glamorous 'Dames Of D-Day' http://kuow.org/post/gutsy-glamorous-dames-d-day <p></p><p></p><p>When the Americans entered World War II in 1944, reporters joined their ranks. Women, however, were not allowed. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 22:29:43 +0000 David Hyde & Amina Al-Sadi 35896 at http://kuow.org The Gutsy, Glamorous 'Dames Of D-Day' Newsgathering: What's The Best Way Of Being Aware http://kuow.org/post/newsgathering-whats-best-way-being-aware <p>Marcie Sillman&nbsp;talks with Alain de Botton about his latest book on modern philosophy and life, "The News: A User's Manual." Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:06:06 +0000 Arwen Nicks & Marcie Sillman 30228 at http://kuow.org Newsgathering: What's The Best Way Of Being Aware Thomas Patterson On Training Next Generation of Journalists http://kuow.org/post/thomas-patterson-training-next-generation-journalists <p>The Record&rsquo;s Ross Reynolds interviews Thomas Patterson, a professor of government and the press at Harvard&rsquo;s Kennedy School of Government, whose new book is <em>Informing the News: The Need for Knowledge-Based Journalism.</em> The book began as a look at what journalism schools need to do to train the new generation of reporters. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 23:40:08 +0000 Ross Reynolds 21945 at http://kuow.org What Should Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Do With The Washington Post? http://kuow.org/post/what-should-amazon-ceo-jeff-bezos-do-washington-post <p>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced plans to buy the Washington Post for $250 million yesterday. The news came as a shock to most of the media. But former journalist-turned-Silicon-Valley-CEO Alan Mutter says it may be the best move for an ailing industry. Ross Reynolds asks Alan why.</p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 18:08:30 +0000 the conversation with ross reynolds 18069 at http://kuow.org What Should Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Do With The Washington Post? 'Washington Post' To Be Sold To Amazon's Jeff Bezos http://kuow.org/post/washington-post-be-sold-amazons-jeff-bezos The Washington Post Co. will sell its flagship newspaper and one of the most respected news organizations in the country to Amazon.com founder Jeffrey P. Bezos, <a href="http://www.washpostco.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=62487&p=irol-pressArticle&ID=1844731&highlight=">the company announced in a press release</a>. The <em>Post</em> has been a family-owned business for four generations.<p>Amazon, the company said, will play no role in the purchase. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 20:48:00 +0000 editor 18006 at http://kuow.org 'Washington Post' To Be Sold To Amazon's Jeff Bezos Seattle Times Editor Departing For Dean Position http://kuow.org/post/seattle-times-editor-departing-dean-position <p></p><p>In this era of digital media David Boardman, the departing executive editor of the Seattle Times, said he sees a great future ahead for newspapers. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:40:55 +0000 Lisa Brooks & the conversation with ross reynolds 17796 at http://kuow.org Seattle Times Editor Departing For Dean Position What's InvestigateWest Up To? http://kuow.org/post/whats-investigatewest <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong>The <a href="http://www.seattlepi.com/">Seattle Post-Intelligencer</a> served the community with a print edition for more than 140 years. When the newspaper shut off the presses in 2009, a group of reporters formed the investigate journalism website <a href="http://www.invw.org/">InvestigateWest</a>. One of the goals of the nonprofit is to “set the policy agenda through powerful, independent journalism.” Are they doing it? <a href="http://www.invw.org/author/jason-alcorn">Jason Alcorn</a> is InvestigateWest's associate director. He talked with David Hyde about what their journalists are digging into. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:31:20 +0000 THE CONVERSATION WITH ROSS REYNOLDS 15549 at http://kuow.org Seattle Times Executive Editor Talks Pay Wall And Public-Records Requests http://kuow.org/post/seattle-times-executive-editor-talks-pay-wall-and-public-records-requests <p>The Seattle Times announced this week that they would be instituting a pay wall, meaning that online readers will soon have a limited amount of free access to the website. Ross Reynolds talks with Seattle Times Executive Editor David Boardman about the soon-to-be-implemented pay wall, and what he thinks of a Washington bill that would impose limits on public-records requests.</p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 19:55:26 +0000 Producer 8830 at http://kuow.org Seattle Times Executive Editor Talks Pay Wall And Public-Records Requests Jon Ronson Discusses His Wacky Experiences In Journalism http://kuow.org/post/jon-ronson-discusses-his-wacky-experiences-journalism <p></p><p>Journalist Jon Ronson has interviewed a wide array of interesting characters, ranging from the hip-hop duo, Insane Clown Posse, to a man who tried to split the atom in his kitchen. Ronson is the bestselling author of "The Psychopath Test" and "The Men Who Stare at Goats."</p><p>Ross talks to him about his new book, "Lost at Sea," where he discusses his journalistic endeavors and demonstrates just how intriguing the human race can be, for example, local vigilante <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/10/11/141231690/seattle-superhero-phoenix-jones-arrested-accused-of-assault">Phoenix Jones.</a> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 19:04:33 +0000 Ross Reynolds 7266 at http://kuow.org Jon Ronson Discusses His Wacky Experiences In Journalism Sports Columnist Steve Kelly Shoots, Scores And Retires From Sports Writing http://kuow.org/post/sports-columnist-steve-kelly-shoots-scores-and-retires-sports-writing <p>For 30 years,<a href="http://seattletimes.com/html/stevekelley/"> Steve Kelley</a> has been cranking out sports columns for The Seattle Times. But now, at age 63, Kelley says he’s leaving the journalism game to pursue other interests. Ross Reynolds sits down with Steve Kelly to talk Sonics, Seattle sports and what he plans on doing next.</p><p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:40:00 +0000 Ross Reynolds 6951 at http://kuow.org The New Front Page: 21st Century Journalism And What It Means For You http://kuow.org/post/new-front-page-21st-century-journalism-and-what-it-means-you <p></p><p>What happens when the demand for profit by media companies drives news coverage? Seattle reporter Claudia Rowe joins Ross Reynolds to talk about the changing landscape of journalism in 2012. She’s been in journalism for more than 20 years, writing most recently for The New York Times and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 19:51:20 +0000 Ross Reynolds 4264 at http://kuow.org The New Front Page: 21st Century Journalism And What It Means For You Glenn Greenwald On Liberty And Justice http://kuow.org/post/glenn-greenwald-liberty-and-justice <p>Glenn Greenwald is a columnist on civil liberties and US national security issues for <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/glenn-greenwald">the Guardian</a>. A former constitutional lawyer, he has written for <a href="http://www.salon.com/writer/glenn_greenwald/">Salon</a> and is the author of three books, "How Would a Patriot Act?" a critique of the Bush administration's use of executive power; "A Tragic Legacy," which examines the Bush legacy; and "With Liberty and Justice For Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful." Fri, 09 Nov 2012 18:00:56 +0000 Ross Reynolds 3342 at http://kuow.org Glenn Greenwald On Liberty And Justice