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Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: The Reproductive Parity Act and the Weekly

The day's winners and losers.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 01/16/2013
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Media

Little Nickel Publisher Buys Seattle Weekly

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

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 01/09/2013
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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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 04/02/2012
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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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 03/26/2012

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Today In Ludicrous Public Disclosure Requests

Seattle Weekly's juvenile war on McGinn continues.

  • By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee
  • Published 10/31/2011

Jolt

Friday Jolt: Weekly Tries to Distance Itself From Backpage Controversy

Today's winners & losers.

  • By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee
  • Published 10/28/2011
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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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/31/2011

Opinion

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.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/31/2011
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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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/29/2011
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City

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

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/22/2011
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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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/10/2011
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Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: Mayor McGinn Vs. the Weekly

The day's winners and losers.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 08/09/2011
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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

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 07/26/2011
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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.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 07/22/2011
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The Weekly Mess

Another mess at Seattle's troubled alt-weekly.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 07/22/2011
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Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: McGinn, The Weekly, and Child Prostitution

The day's winners and losers.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 07/21/2011

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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.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/15/2011

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SeattleCrime.com: Backpage Only Site Linked to Juvenile Prostitution

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

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/15/2011
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News

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

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

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 07/11/2011
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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

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 07/07/2011
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