Four Awesome Media Outlets You Probably Forgot About
Spokane is hiding one of the best investigative journalists in the back office of The Center for Justice, a non-profit law clinic and advocacy group in downtown Spokane. In fact, In 2011, he was honored with the Washington State Bar Association’s Excellence in Legal Journalism award in recognition of his distinguished reporting career. Tim Connor says, “My main goal is to shine a light on the Center’s advocates and our advocacy work, to try to explain what we’re doing and why. When it’s necessary, and to the extent I have the time to do it, I enjoy drilling down into the details of the controversies we get involved in (i.e. police accountability reform) just to show the math, so-to-speak, and try to expose propaganda, misconduct and obstructionism.” In fact, the Center for Justice has been threatened on at least two occasions of complaints to the bar based on what has been said on their website. Not because of inaccuracies, but because they were reported at all. The Center for Justice always has strived for open reporting and government And have always held their ground in these cases.
Morning Brief on The Inlander-
Let The Inlander do your morning news scan for you. Most mornings, The Bloglander (Blog+Inlander=?) does a quick round-up of news in Spokane and the rest of the world with links to the news stories so you can tell your friends that you actually listen to NPR. And for bonus points, check out their Cat Friday section.
One of the few progressive contributors to The Spokesman-Review, Paul Dillon (co-founder of Down to Earth NW and voted the sexiest Green Blogger in Spokane in a poll of homeless men, January 2013) updates Down to Earth upwards of 3 times a day with interesting environmental news stories locally and globally. Dillon’s geeky nature lends itself to a wide variety of worthwhile content spanning from visually inspiring videos of our planet slowly melting to updates of ways to get involved in green infrastructure in Spokane.
Spokane News is the best news source to make you feel like you will probably be killed, head butted, or your car stolen. Basically as-it-happens news reporting from a few folks that sit around listening to police scanners. They report on most police related activities including press releases and updates on old stories. Beware, keeping up to date on the police scanner will probably make you afraid to go outside. Here’s what happened while I was writing this: ”7000 E 3rd, male stabbed in the back”. Lock your doors.