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A Visual History of Broadcast in Seattle

A century of launches, mergers, and bankruptcies that shaped our local media landscape.

By Darren Davis January 25, 2016 Published in the February 2016 issue of Seattle Met

From Crosscut’s recent merger with KCTS 9 and KPLU’s pending sale to fellow NPR affiliate KUOW, to the 1896 founding of The Seattle Times by Alden J. Blethen, whose family still has majority stake in the paper to this day, big names in radio, TV, and news have been changing hands for over a century. View in new window

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