John Temple

Discussion: One-newspaper town

Discussion: One-newspaper town

Honolulu is now a one-newspaper town. What do you think that will mean for the community and for coverage of…
Reflections On The Death Of The Honolulu Advertiser

Reflections On The Death Of The Honolulu Advertiser

I’ve been there, inside a newspaper when it published its final edition. I was the editor and publisher of…
Week 5: We Mark Our First Month With Special Report Civil Beat

Week 5: We Mark Our First Month With Special Report

You’re known by what you do. That axiom applies to news organizations just as much as it does to people.

Discussion: Week In Review

Every Saturday I share work we did that week that people shouldn’t miss. I also write about our work at…

Comments You Don’t Want To Miss – June 5

The thoughtfulness of comments on Civil Beat has been incredibly rewarding for those of us working in the newsroom. But…

Lawmakers do the strangest things: Part I

Sometimes when I’m working with a reporter on a story certain facts or quotes stand out — or make me…
Case Withdraws: Money Makes The World Go Round

Case Withdraws: Money Makes The World Go Round

The word money never came up when Ed Case dropped his bombshell that he was dropping out of the Democratic primary in the 1st Congressional District. But money is what it takes to win, and to understand his decision, it can't be ignored that he was the race's financial loser.
Week 4: Serious News For A Serious Time

Week 4: Serious News For A Serious Time

As the nation observes Memorial Day, it's difficult not to think of our responsibility as citizens.

Exploring New Member Benefit — Must-Read Comments

We’re seeing member comments deeply enrich the reporting on Civil Beat. But we know that you may not have time…