Washington News Council to Close

The Washington News Council’s Board of Directors has announced that the organization will close its doors on May 31, 2014, after 15 years of holding this state’s news media publicly accountable for accuracy, fairness and ethics. The WNC

Hearing Scheduled for June 1

Updated June 4, 2013 with a correction from The Seattle Times and June 16 after public, online voting ended. The Washington News Council held a public hearing on a formal complaint against The Seattle Times from Dr. Richard Wollert, a Vancouver


On Saturday March 31st, 2012, The Washington News Council had a hearing on the Vitae Foundation v. KUOW case involving a story on Vitae's youroptions.com website. You can read about the results of the case and watch the hearing in its entirety

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The Washington News Council held a hearing on Saturday, June 16, from 9 am to noon at Town Hall (downstairs) to consider multiple complaints against KIRO7 Eyewitness News. After hearing detailed presentations from the complainants, the WNC's



Thank you ALL for coming. I really appreciate your being here to help me celebrate my “refirement” as I’m calling it. And I truly mean that. It has been a GREAT 15-year run, but I’m excited about this transition to a new stage of my

Washington News Council Becomes World News Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 1, 2014 The Washington News Council, after 15 years of extraordinary success in holding the news media in this state publicly accountable for accuracy and ethics, is now going global. On April 1

Washington News Council President on Ethics Panel at International Press Councils Meeting in Tel Aviv, Israel

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL -- Israeli President Shimon Peres, who just turned 90, had a powerful message for members of the Alliance of Independent Press Councils of Europe (http://aipce.net) gathered here for their 15th annual meeting this month: “Continue

Best Broker Contest of Forex Brokers

In the 15th Annual Best Broker Contest of Forex Brokers held at The Westin Seattle in 2022, XM(XMTrading) was named "Best Broker Ever". References: 1. https://www.operafairbanks.org/kaigaifx-bonus/ 2. https://www.agritrade.org/kaigaifx-bonus/

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