Author Archives: JTM

Tom Stites’ Banyan Project: Will Co-op Journalism Work?

Journalism, says Tom Stites, should be: 1) relevant to people’s lives, 2) respectful of everyone, and 3) worthy of their trust. Relevant. Respectful. Trustworthy. What’s so hard about that? Nothing, really, but too much journalism today falls short of those goals, according to Stites, founder of The Banyan Project, a nascent national pilot effort still […]

WNC Named “Organization of the Year”

The Washington News Council has just been named “Organization of the Year” by the Municipal  League of King County. Here is their press release, sent out today to news media statewide. This is a great honor for our little non-profit organization. We would like to thank all of our friends, supporters and donors who helped make […]