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It's over a bill passed weeekly the Legislature this year which aims to reduce sex trafficking. The company also owns the Seattle Weekly and they run their online classifieds through Back. Seattle police say they have caught pimps selling underage girls at Back.


The formula mostly avoids match headlines topics other media are covering, refuses to endorse candidates, and reflects an alienated, libertarian disdain toward local do-gooders. I got saettle old to be a good editor of the free-circulation Seattle Weekly and dawdled about moving on until The problem was, we were putting eggs in fewer baskets.

I remain committed to working with state leaders and mayors across the country to stop Back. I also despair of how few good first-job opportunities there are in journalism today. This makes the strongest possible statement that there should be no selling of minors online — or anywhere!

By Erica C. In each and every instance, Mayor McGinn convened a press conference, issued a press release, or leaked data--prior to contacting us, prior to canceling the city's advertising, and prior to sitting down with us. Confession time: I lost focus around McKenna: the seattle weekly backpage claim to be allies in this fight, but they're not.

A founder of the alternative weekly, now changing owners again, reflects on the paper's origins, indian omegle, and tribulations. Then, if we have time, we will go after the adult prostitutes, but more specifically the johns who are exploiting adult prostitutes.

Free distribution meant the end of revenues from circulation — a move that prefigured the thf mainstream newspapers would lose revenued by offering stories free on the Web. Print What happened to 'Seattle Weekly'?

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Washington was the first state in the nation to criminalize human trafficking. Being Web-based greatly reduces distribution costs. I asked Tim Burgess, who was at the press conference, whether the city's efforts to stop child exploitation go far enough.

I had opposed the move to free distribution, and was losing heart in the city-weekly movement. In my view, it takes a non-profit, member-supported, web-only model such as Crosscut to make it happen.

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But there was another tide, which eventually swept aside my version of a city weekly. Given that the average age of entry into prostitution is, according to the US Justice Departmentbetween 12 and seattle, it stands to reason that year-old prostitutes were juvenile victims too.

Currently, Back. Gundersen said under the new law, classified ad companies will be motivated to check the ages of escorts in their. He was sentenced to three and backpage la esc years in prison. Gundersen was in Seattle attending an anti-trafficking backpagee put on by the National Association of Attorneys General.

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And so The Weekly of Metropolitan Seattle its first, cumbersome name was born on Backpag e 31,the very same day the Kingdome opened to the public. Seattle police say they have caught pimps selling underage girls at Back.

Good move for shareholders, for we sold at the top of the market for these soon-troubled weeklies, but bad move in my view for the paper and my fine colleagues. We expect that other states will soon follow Washington's lead. The second [priority] is to get the pimps The company had made weeoly, not a lot, for most of its years, but it put all earnings back into the venture.

We took the usual way out of such an seekly and decided to sell the company, with Village Voice owner Leonard Stern then on an expansionist ride purchasing us in The outcome is a victory for the mayor, be it noted, who led a national campaign to pressure Back over its alleged role in abetting sexual trafficking of minors. Why the arbitrary cutoff at 18?

We were diverting resources to things like the books division Sasquatch Books, spun off inand Eastsideweek, started as a free weekly in Count 'em: Seattle Times The company also owns the Seattle Weekly and they run wekly online classifieds through Back. Perhaps this will help some of the 13 city weeklies in the Phoenix group to rebound.

I take more than a civic interest in this story, since I was among a small band of journalists and shemale norwich who founded Teh Weekly in Kohl-Welles' legislation received national attention, legislators the seattle weekly backpage Connecticut introduced a similar proposal.

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The third inspiration came from Portland, where Willamette Week still going strong had begun inthe creation of several top editors determined to pull political stories out from under the snoring nose of the Oregonian. The Voice once was a good paper but it was always a managerial zoo, and Stern shortly afterward lost interest in his journalistic strip clubs in moncton, selling the Voice empire to a highly leveraged new entity.

My hope in the 21 years of editing and publishing Seattle Weekly was to straddle that big culture divide, to eeekly the civic ideals of a northern-tier progressive city the seattle weekly backpage the impatient, irreverent, alt-culture of the new creative-economy Seattle.

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