Naomi Ishisaka: Stories have the power to change minds, lives, and our society

Naomi Ishisaka is being recognized as The Seattle Globalist’s 2019 Journalist of the Year for her commitment to underrepresented voices and empowering communities through her work.
Sep 20, 2019

How #MeToo is Changing Culture, Politics, and Journalism: A Conversation with KUOW’s Sydney Brownstone

Seattle University College of Arts and Sciences and KUOW present How #MeToo is Changing Culture, Politics, and Journalism: A Conversation with KUOW’s Sydney Brownstone on February 26, 6 to 9 p.m. in Campion Ballroom. Sonora Jha, PhD, will facilitate a conversation with Sydney following her presentation. Before and after the program, an interactive resource fair […]
Jan 2, 2019
If she could vote, Agatha Pacheco-Flores, 19, would vote for Bernie Sanders because he advocates for enfranchising undocumented youth and environmental reform. (Photo by Cristy Acuña)

Agueda Pacheco-Flores: Question authority and be mighty through journalism

Agueda Pachedo-Flores is The Seattle Globalist’s Journalist of the Year.
Oct 26, 2018

Kamna Shastri: Wants more nuanced narratives

Kamna Shastri will be recognized as the Community Journalist of the Year at the 2018 Globie Awards on Friday, October 26, 2018 at Georgetown Ballroom.
Oct 24, 2018

Gavin Amos-Lopez: My words, perspectives and communities matter

The Seattle Globalist will honor Gavin Amos-Lopez at the 2018 Globie Awards gala on Friday, October 26, 2018.
Oct 23, 2018

Lessons from the last days of the Cambodia Daily

With the U.S. media landscape growing increasingly threatening for journalists, Cambodia’s crackdown on freedom of expression can serve as a warning.
Nov 20, 2017

Death of Gauri Lankesh brings focus on the risks of journalism

Gauri Lankesh, an editor and activist in India, was fatally shot last week, raising the question, "Is journalism worth dying for?"
Sep 11, 2017
A blanket protest against Putin's government brought tens of thousands of protesters to the streets in central Moscow in September 2012. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

The US in 2017 is starting to remind me of Russia in 2012

Former Russian Foreign Minister Andrei Kozyrev sees parallels between the early stages of the Trump administration and Putin's rise to power. He makes a convincing case.
Feb 9, 2017

Why we’re asking the wrong question when it comes to diversity in media

The media need to embrace the challenge of diversity — or be doomed to irrelevance.
Jun 21, 2016

Hollis Wong-Wear to host The Globies on October 14

Tickets are on sale now for the most energetic, quirky, feel-good fundraising event in Seattle: The 2016 Globies!
Jun 15, 2016
The author and her husband show off their Seahawks pride. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

The Seattle Globalist welcomes Anna Goren and Ruchika Tulshyan to the board

We're welcoming two new board members to the team and inviting applications from our community!
May 5, 2016

Give $10.68 and double your impact by December 31

Elevate diverse voices. Just $10.68 can help launch a new writer's career. Donate before December 31st 2015, and your gift will be doubled!
Dec 17, 2015

#SUSI2015 Chat: what role should journalists play in social movements?

Join this live chat at 8am Pacific/11am Eastern/8:30pm India on Thursday November 12th. Tune in here or by following the Twitter hashtag #SUSI2015.
Nov 3, 2015

Essay Contest Winner: The Water Crisis

In our increasingly interconnected world, it is important to be informed of issues and events around the globe in order to better understand and engage with the people around us. If you were a foreign news correspondent, where would you like to be assigned? What story would you cover and why is this an important […]
May 23, 2015
President Obama delivers a speech from the White House announcing an expanded military campaign against ISIS.

Essay Contest Winner: Disappearance to ISIS

If I were a foreign news correspondent I would like to be stationed in London to try to figure out how, and more importantly, why these three young girls left the country and their loving families without saying good bye.
Cocoa beans in a cocoa pod. These are harvested to eventually make chocolate. (Photo via Agricultural Research Service)

Essay Contest Winner: The Effects of Boycotting Chocolate: Good or Bad for Child Laborers in Cote d’Ivoire?

In our increasingly interconnected world, it is important to be informed of issues and events around the globe in order to better understand and engage with the people around us. If you were a foreign news correspondent, where would you like to be assigned? What story would you cover and why is this an important […]
Muatasim Qazi, a journalist from Balochistan, Pakistan, is seeking asylum in the U.S. The hearing for his second attempt is next week. (Photo by Alan Berner / The Seattle Times)

Young journalist running from Pakistan’s “dirty war”

For asylum seekers like Muatasim Qazi, sometimes the threats they face are so horrific, they’re hard for the judges who decide their cases to believe. 
Sep 6, 2013

Three surprising lessons from a visiting Tunisian journalist

Seattle Globalist youth reporter Hannah Myrick (above: second from left) sits down with Tunisian  journalist Arwa Kooli (second from right) to pick her brain on journalism, women and global social change. 
Aug 12, 2013

Globalist offers apprenticeship for aspiring journalists

The Seattle Globalist is proud to announce our first ever apprenticeship program in partnership with the Seattle Digital Literacy Initiative. In this year-long journalism training program for young adults ages 17-20, participants will be mentored by a journalist from The Seattle Globalist and receive training in writing, photography, video and design. Their work will also […]
Sep 4, 2012

For Pakistani journalist, Seattle news scene is a breath of fresh air

Late last month, a bomb ripped through a train station in a small town near Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province in southwestern Pakistan where I started my journalism career. The loss was colossal: the blast killed eight people while maiming more than 25 others. But it was no big news for Pakistani media. Instead, […]
Jul 24, 2012