Talk shows at KUOW and OPB are partnering to explore the differences between the largest cities in the Pacific Northwest. If you've lived in both Seattle and Portland, we want to hear your perspective. We also want to know why you moved.
Code-switching happens any time you talk differently to different people. One way is speaking one language to one person and another to someone else. Another way is more subtle; it’s about how we tailor our speech for the listener. If you code-switch, what's at stake for you?
The Associated Press Stylebook says "illegal immigrant" shouldn’t be used by news organizations. It says "illegal" is an action, not a person. So, what should we say? KUOW is partnering with other public media, including Fronteras, to examine how the language is evolving. The plan is to map our results.
The real estate market has loosened up and some people are feeling mobile again. If you're feeling mobile, is this your chance to get a home that makes your commute easier? And if you're separated from your work by Lake Washington, how does tolling play into your decisions?