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Spokane Editor Steve Smith Resigns

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

Long time public journalism advocate Steven A. Smith’s resignation as editor of the Spokane Spokesman-Review becomes effective today October 3, 2008.
In an interview with Michele McLellan he said:
The journalism that’s important to me is no longer possible…It is no longer my job or our job to save newspapers. Our job is to save journalism and [...]

Free Ethics Case Study: Spokesman-Review Outs Mayor Jim West

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Remember when the Spokane Spokesman-Review had a computer forensic expert go to online chat rooms posing as a teenage male, which ultimately ended in the outing of the Spokane Mayor Jim West? Was it ethical? I have produced an in-depth case study aimed specifically for journalism and ethics classes to help their students see how difficult it is [...]