Welcome to Inside Civil Beat
Aloha, and welcome to the first issue of Inside Civil Beat, our monthly newsletter for member supporters of Civil Beat.
In this installment and coming issues, we’ll take you behind the scenes of our award-winning news site and our new nonprofit operation. You’ll meet the staff who produce Civil Beat each day and learn about what goes into our thinking as we practice the special brand of journalism that sets Civil Beat apart from other Hawaii news outlets.
Throughout all of this, we hope to give you a deeper sense of what's different about us, what that promises for Honolulu and why it deserves your ongoing support. Feel free to share comments about this issue and thoughts about what you hope to see in future editions with newsletter editor Todd Simmons at email@example.com.
While this newsletter is for our members, through the end of 2016, we'll be sharing it with Civil Beat subscribers of all kinds. Interested in becoming a Civil Beat member? Check out our Membership Benefits page. We hope you’ll all pass along this newsletter to friends and colleagues and help nurture high-quality investigative journalism that focuses on important public policy issues. By supporting Civil Beat, you send a message to political and community leaders that you value accountability and transparency and that watching out for the public's interest is a vital public service.
Please join us in shaping Honolulu’s public dialogue and making this an ever better place to live.
Editor & General Manager
Honolulu Civil Beat