Tag Archives: Media Criticism

Scoring the media: Who covered the news of I-1325’s demise, and who didn’t?

Happy Fourth of July! Yesterday, following Tim Eyman’s belated acknowledgement that the signature drive for I-1325 had failed and he would not be submitting any signatures to the Secretary of State for validation, several media outlets picked up on the story, including the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The Herald of Everett, and the Spokesman-Review of Spokane. But […]

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Memo to the Seattle Times: Majority vote means fifty percent plus one – no more, no less!

The following is the text of the letter to the editor sent by NPI to the Seattle Times in response to the Times’ Sunday editorial urging the state Supreme Court not to strike down I-1053 if it receives an opportunity to do so. In your Sunday, June 5th editorial (State’s two-thirds rule on taxes should […]

Posted in Election Postmortem, In the Courts, Rethinking and Reframing | Also tagged

Seattle Times fails to update Associated Press story on Eyman complaint

On Friday, August 15th, 2003, the Seattle Times published an Associated Press story about the PDC’s dismissal of Steve Zemke’s complaint. Permanent Defense News checked the length and content of the Times’ version against a similar story published on the Seattle P-I’s website the day before. Oddly enough, the P-I’s story seemed to be double […]

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