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Reader Rep: Star-Advertiser Should Stop Skipping State Journalism Contest

Reader Rep: Star-Advertiser Should Stop Skipping State Journalism Contest

The islands’ biggest media outlet has been a conspicuous no show in the Society of Professional Journalists’ annual competition.

Honolulu Civil Beat Named Hawaii’s Best News Site For 7th Straight Year Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Civil Beat Named Hawaii’s Best News Site For 7th Straight Year

The Hawaii Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists makes its annual award presentations.

New Members Bring Fresh Perspectives To Civil Beat’s Editorial Board Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New Members Bring Fresh Perspectives To Civil Beat’s Editorial Board

Veteran journalist Chad Blair will oversee our editorial page efforts and community outreach.

Reader Rep: When Public Officials Hide Information From The Public

Reader Rep: When Public Officials Hide Information From The Public

Citizens of Hawaii should demand more transparency of their taxpayer-funded investments.

Pod Squad: A Chat With Civil Beat’s New Managing Editor Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: A Chat With Civil Beat’s New Managing Editor

Jim Simon hopes to get Civil Beat reporters out into the community a bit more.

Reader Rep: Podcasters Helping Put Spark Back In Journalism Patrick Breitenbach/Flickr

Reader Rep: Podcasters Helping Put Spark Back In Journalism

Podcasts are becoming increasingly sophisticated and reaching a growing audience, estimated at 57 million listeners monthly.

Judge Blocks Access To AG Investigation Of Hawaii Auditor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Judge Blocks Access To AG Investigation Of Hawaii Auditor

Civil Beat had sued to get access to the records, but a state judge ruled Thursday that they’re confidential.

Reader Rep: The News Media’s Shifting World Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Reader Rep: The News Media’s Shifting World

Codes of ethics, questionable ads and audience sizes: Sometimes writing about just one topic a week doesn’t cut it.