KUOW is working on a series of reports about the state of the jobs economy in Puget Sound. We want to know how we've emerged, what's changed and what the future holds. You can help. Click on any of the links below and you will be taken to a form to tell your story. If you have a story that doesn't fit with one of the questions below, just click on any one of the forms and tell us what's on your mind.
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.