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February 26, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Ann Rule lawsuit against Seattle Weekly tossed

The Associated Press SEATTLE — A judge has thrown out true-crime author Ann Rule’s defamation lawsuit against  Seattle Weekly. Rule sued the weekly newspaper and freelance author Rick Swart over a 2011 piece accusing her of “sloppy storytelling” and criticizing her book about an Oregon woman who killed her husband. Rule said the story damaged her reputation,…

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January 16, 2013 at 12:59 PM

Seattle Weekly editor leaving for job with radio wire service

Mike Seely, editor in chief of Seattle Weekly, is leaving the post at the end of the month. Seely, a Seattle native and UW grad, says in a blog post on the Weekly’s blogs website, that he’s off to Ballard “to edit a worldwide subscriber-based commercial radio wire service” for a local outfit called…

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September 26, 2012 at 6:11 PM

Seattle mayor says he’ll keep fighting Backpage.com practices

Mayor Mike McGinn said city departments could begin advertising in Seattle Weekly for the first time since July 2011 now that its new owners have distanced themselves from  Backpage.com, a listing service that has been accused of exploiting minors for illegal sex trade. But that doesn’t mean he’s done fighting Backpage.com’s business…

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