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Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: The Reproductive Parity Act and the Weekly

The day's winners and losers.

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Little Nickel Publisher Buys Seattle Weekly

Little Nickel, community newspaper publisher Sound Publishing buys Seattle Weekly from Village Voice Media.

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Kristof: Goldman Sachs Gets Out of Underage Sex-Trafficking Biz

NYT columnist Nicholas Kristof's questioning prompts Goldman Sachs to dissociate itself from Village Voice Media's child-prostitution business.

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Kristof: "A Bit Surprised" Village Voice Media Denies Role in Sex Trafficking

NYT columnist Nick Kristof says he's disappointed and surprised at Village Voice Media's response to his op/ed on child sex trafficking.

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Today In Ludicrous Public Disclosure Requests

Seattle Weekly's juvenile war on McGinn continues.


Friday Jolt: Weekly Tries to Distance Itself From Backpage Controversy

Today's winners & losers.

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SeattleCrime.com: McKenna, 44 Other AGs Demand Records from Backpage

SeattleCrime.com: AG Rob McKenna demands that the Seattle Weekly-affiliated Backpage.com (the paper and the classified site are both owned by Village Voice Media) prove that they're working to prevent sex trafficking of children on the site.


Underage Prostitutes Aren't the Only Ones Being Exploited

Mayor Mike McGinn and AG Rob McKenna's righteous crusade against juvenile prostitution doesn't go far enough.

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SeattleCrime.com: AG McKenna Investigating Weekly's Escort Site

SeattleCrime.com: AG Rob McKenna prepares to jump in to the fight against Backpage.com, the Seattle Weekly-affiliated classified site, which has been linked to promoting child prostitution.

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McGinn, Mayors to Weekly Owner: Do More to Stop Child Trafficking on Backpage.com

Mayor Mike McGinn, along with seven other mayors from across the state, wrote a letter today to the CEO of Village Voice Media CEO urging him to start requiring escorts who advertise on VVM's classified service, Backpage.com, to prove that they're 18 or o

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PI.com: Fake Cop Raped Two Child Prostitutes Hired From Weekly's Escort Site

PI.com: A Seattle man is charged with raping two teenage prostitutes he found through the Seattle Weekly's lucrative escort site, Backpage.com.

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Afternoon Jolt: Mayor McGinn Vs. the Weekly

The day's winners and losers.

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Morning Fizz

Aggressive Tactics

Tuesday Edition: KC Council puts off car license vote; Tom Rasmussen goes after the other aggressive solicitors; Seattle Times reports on tunnel tolling, but misses key point; pro and con tunnel camps send out dueling press releases on latest contribution

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Seattlecrime.com: NOW Joins McGinn's Anti-Trafficking Crusade

SeattleCrime.com: The Hollywood chapter of NOW praises Mayor Mike McGinn's crusade against child sex trafficking through ads on the Seattle Weekly's backpage.com.

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The Weekly Mess

Another mess at Seattle's troubled alt-weekly.

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Afternoon Jolt: McGinn, The Weekly, and Child Prostitution

The day's winners and losers.

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Tim Burgess: There's Evidence that Seattle Weekly is a Vehicle for Child Prostitution

City Council member Tim Burgess joins heated critique of Seattle Weekly's supposed ties to child prostitution.

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SeattleCrime.com: Backpage Only Site Linked to Juvenile Prostitution

Mayor McGinn condemns Seattle Weekly in op/ed at Seattlecrime.com.

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SeattleCrime.com: Seattle Weekly Ads Linked to Juvenile Prostitution Charges

Seattlecrime.com links the Weekly's escort ads to charges of juvenile prostitution.

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Morning Fizz

Speaking of the First Amendment

Thursday Edition: Sally Clark says she didn't make any promises; Mike McGinn says the Seattle Weekly should correct its numbers; the Seattle Ethics and Election Commission says candidates can talk about their opponents in the voters' guide; the Seattle bu

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