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Chad Blair: Why I’m Sticking With Twitter — For Now Screenshot/2022

Chad Blair: Why I’m Sticking With Twitter — For Now

Elon Musk has messed things up royally, but the social media platform remains a tool for some journalists.

Maui County Alleges This TV News Reporter Crossed A Line In Covering A Case Of Police Misconduct Ludwig Laab/Civil Beat/2022

Maui County Alleges This TV News Reporter Crossed A Line In Covering A Case Of Police Misconduct

Maui County has subpoenaed Hawaii News Now’s chief investigative reporter Lynn Kawano as part of a case involving a former police officer previously convicted of a child sex offense.

Civil Beat’s Next Pop-Up Newsroom Will Be In Hilo

Civil Beat’s Next Pop-Up Newsroom Will Be In Hilo

Join our newsroom staff at the Hilo Public Library on Thursday.

Labor Dispute Spurs Media Union To File Complaint Against The Maui News Courtesy: Wendy Isbell/2022

Labor Dispute Spurs Media Union To File Complaint Against The Maui News

The unfair labor practices claim alleges that union members were not allowed to observe contract talks.

Stop Or I’ll Shoot — Or Maybe Not. Media Training Shows Pressures Police Officers Face Hawaii News Now/2022

Stop Or I’ll Shoot — Or Maybe Not. Media Training Shows Pressures Police Officers Face

Our intrepid reporter learned a lot about what it’s like to shoot a person and be shot at in an enlightening session put on by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Bill Would Allow Government Agencies To Reduce Their Newspaper Advertising Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Bill Would Allow Government Agencies To Reduce Their Newspaper Advertising

The measure would allow state and county governments to publish certain public notices on their web sites.

Lanai’s Newspaper Is Now Owned By The Company That Owns Lanai Patti Epler/Civil Beat

Lanai’s Newspaper Is Now Owned By The Company That Owns Lanai

The sale of Lanai Today to billionaire Larry Ellison is raising concerns about journalistic integrity. But it may have saved Lanai from becoming a news desert.

Honolulu Star-Advertiser To Lose 12 Journalists Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Star-Advertiser To Lose 12 Journalists

Hawaii’s largest newspaper has taken a major hit during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Denby Fawcett: Sad To Watch The Turmoil At The Star-Advertiser Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Sad To Watch The Turmoil At The Star-Advertiser

The Star-Advertiser’s plan to cut 30 newsroom staff may turn out to be a negotiating ploy, but it’s “shocking” news to the journalists who were on the layoff list.

Former Governors Ask Honolulu Star-Advertiser Not To Lay Off Journalists Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Former Governors Ask Honolulu Star-Advertiser Not To Lay Off Journalists

“Such a drastic reduction could doom the newspaper,” they wrote.