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Columbian Editor

From the Newsroom: Good news for our newsroom

June 10, 2023, 6:03am Clark County News

I’m taking this week’s space to brag about The Columbian. Our journalists have been recognized recently for good work in at least three ways: Read story

From the Newsroom: Welcome to your weekend

June 3, 2023, 6:02am Clark County News

Welcome to your new weekend edition of The Columbian. I hope you find a lot to read in today’s edition and in the many weekend editions to come. Read story

From the Newsroom: Getting ready for launch day

May 27, 2023, 6:02am Clark County News

With only a week to go until the launch of our Weekend Edition, we’ve been busy finalizing all of the details, starting with its name. Read story

From the Newsroom: Fighting 1st Amendment fires

May 20, 2023, 6:02am Clark County News

When the worlds of journalism and jurisprudence collide and sparks fly in Washington, either side can call the Fire Brigade. Read story

The study group, which included the University of Oregon’s Damian Radcliffe, hosted five webinars with experts. All agree that the current system of local news reporting is broken. But it gives us a chance to reset the system for a digital world. We need better media policies, which would redress long-term imbalances and inequities that leave some stories under-reported. Frequently these stories involve members of minority groups, poor people and people who live in rural areas.

From the Newsroom: Wise policy can save local media

The study group, which included the University of Oregon’s Damian Radcliffe, hosted five webinars with experts. All agree that the current system of local news reporting is broken. But it gives us a chance to reset the system for a digital world. We need better media policies, which would redress long-term imbalances and inequities that leave some stories under-reported. Frequently these stories involve members of minority groups, poor people and people who live in rural areas.

May 13, 2023, 6:02am Clark County News

If you follow stories about the media, or even read this column regularly, you’ve heard plenty about how the news industry has been in decline for well over a decade. Can adoption of local media policies arrest or at least reduce this slide? The authors of a new report from… Read story

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From the Newsroom: Our new edition will offer more

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April 29, 2023, 6:00am Clark County News

By now, you’ve probably received notice that The Columbian is introducing a weekend package that includes all of the content from our Saturday and Sunday editions, to be delivered on Saturdays starting June 3. Read story

Dominion Voting Systems' legal team exits the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington, Del., after the defamation lawsuit against Fox News was settled Tuesday.

From the Newsroom: When journalism is the news

Dominion Voting Systems' legal team exits the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington, Del., after the defamation lawsuit against Fox News was settled Tuesday.

April 22, 2023, 6:02am Clark County News

This has been an unusual week, one where the practice of journalism has been in the news. Here’s what I have been reading about and my reaction to the news: Read story

The village at Pachacamac, near Lima, Peru, dates to 200 A.D. Archaeologists are still excavating its ruins.

From the Newsroom: I’m back. What did I miss?

The village at Pachacamac, near Lima, Peru, dates to 200 A.D. Archaeologists are still excavating its ruins.

April 15, 2023, 6:03am Clark County News

If you read this column regularly, you know that I enjoy cruise travel. In fact, that’s where I’ve been for the last few weeks. My wife and I flew from Portland to Chile, spent some time in the Lake District and Santiago, then boarded a cruise ship, Sapphire Princess, bound… Read story

From the Newsroom: A new way to see our top stories

March 18, 2023, 6:02am Clark County News

For an industry that is hundreds of years old, newspapers sure change a lot. Just in my career, I’ve seen the advent of direct-to-plate printing, digital photography and using email and the internet as essential news gathering tools. Read story

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A robot works at a computer in this illustration created by computer at The Columbian's prompting.

From the Newsroom: Can robots learn to do journalism?

Illustration created using DALL-E 2 AI image generation
A robot works at a computer in this illustration created by computer at The Columbian's prompting.

March 11, 2023, 6:02am Clark County News

Have you been following all of the stories about artificial intelligence that were produced after the release of a tool called ChatGPT? This AI system has been getting a lot of media attention. Many of the stories I’ve read deal with the issue that lazy or poor students could use… Read story