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Most journalists I’ve met like to believe they are objective and balanced in reporting all the news fit to print. This mindset is so deeply ingrained and fiercely protected that reporters just take it for granted — of course they’re objective. In reality, however, writers, editors and publishers are just people, which means they have special concerns, interests, passions and blinders. They all come with a history and set of beliefs that guide and shape...

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This project is born of many prayers, careful reflection and late-night discussions. It’s now time to begin in earnest. As most of you know, we live in a world of rapid political and cultural unrest. Alaska is no exception. Even the most fundamental beliefs and core convictions that have guided our society are unraveling. Navigating these times requires a clear vision of the good for which we strive and an understanding of the challenges ahead....