Journalism 101: Repeating a False Claim Often Can Be Persuasive, but It Doesn’t Make a Lie the Truth
Saying the same thing over and over again isnt necessarily a sign of diminished capacity
This article appears in print in the February 2019 issue. Click here for a free subscription. When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for American journalists to fear for their safety on their home turf, we have a problem. Exactly how we got to this point isnt a mystery. Our own president…
Scamazon HQ2: Amazon Process Nothing Short of Extortion
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos didn't need tax breaks from anyone.
This article appears in print in the January 2019 issue. Click here for a free subscription. In reading the coverage of the Great HQ2 Scam, I was fascinated to learn that Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos apparently became obsessed with all the swag North Americas cities were willing to shower upon Amazon in their…
How to Be a Leader without Being Obvious About It
Leslie Helm, Seattle Business magazines former editor, leads quietly and generously.
This article appears in print in the December 2018 issue. Click here for a free subscription. When I shifted over from Seattle magazine to Seattle Business magazine in 2011, I got really, really lucky. I lucked into a terrific boss. More to the point: I came upon the kind of colleague we all hope for…