Crisis demands strong journalism

Over the course of 52 years at the Seattle Times, 39 as publisher, I thought I had seen it all in terms of big stories and damaging crises.

Whether they are national, regional or hyperlocal, big stories demonstrate how critical the local media are, led by local newspapers, to ensuring vibrant communities.

This is an irreplaceable, nationwide system of trusted news, information and community connection during and after times of crisis - the very foundation of our selfgovernment democracy.

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