Seattle P-I http://www.kplu.org en Hearst, Seattle and MOHAI want to move P-I globe, refurbish it http://www.kplu.org/post/hearst-seattle-and-mohai-want-move-p-i-globe-refurbish-it <p>The Hearst Corporation, owners of the Seattle Post-Intellingencer, announced today that it will give the iconic Seattle P-I globe to the Museum of History &amp; Industry and the city of Seattle.</p><p>Seattle city councilmembers Sally J. Clark, Jean Godden and Tim Burgess said in a press release that MOHAI would take the globe down from its perch atop the old P-I building on Elliott Avenue West sometime this year, refurbish it and then put it up somewhere else.</p><p>The proposal will go before the city&#39;s Landmarks Preservation Board this afternoon.</p><p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 21:22:50 +0000 Jake Ellison 4365 at http://www.kplu.org Hearst, Seattle and MOHAI want to move P-I globe, refurbish it Why can't we toss out our old P-I newspapers? http://www.kplu.org/post/why-cant-we-toss-out-our-old-p-i-newspapers <p>http://kpluwonders.org/sites/default/files/IWonderWHYPIFINALMIXMixdownwebversion.mp3</p><p>There they sit. On the shelf in the KPLU newsroom. Two dozen of them. Each in their own day-of-the-week slot.</p><p>Seattle Post-Intelligencers from March 2009, <a href="http://www.seattlepi.com/business/article/Seattle-P-I-to-publish-last-edition-Tuesday-1302597.php">the month the paper ceased publication</a> after 146 years.</p><p>We wonder: Why haven&rsquo;t we been able to toss those papers and relegate the printed P-I to the dark depths of the archive stacks at the public library?</p><p><a href="http://kpluwonders.org/content/why-can%E2%80%99t-we-toss-out-our-old-p-i-newspapers"><strong>Read More</strong></a></p><p> Fri, 30 Dec 2011 12:30:00 +0000 Paula Wissel 3571 at http://www.kplu.org Why can't we toss out our old P-I newspapers? P-I globe’s future unclear as staff moves, but MOHAI wants it http://www.kplu.org/post/p-i-globe%E2%80%99s-future-unclear-staff-moves-mohai-wants-it <p>The staff of the <a href="http://www.seattlepi.com/default/article/Seattle-PI-staff-to-leave-globe-building-1529914.php">SeattlePI.com</a> is moving out of the waterfront building with the <a href="http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/P-I-globe-tops-endangered-list-1304140.php">iconic spinning globe</a> on its top. It&#39;s unclear what will happen to the globe, but at least one Seattle organization is interested in taking control of it.</p><p> Fri, 22 Jul 2011 22:35:41 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2155 at http://www.kplu.org P-I globe’s future unclear as staff moves, but MOHAI wants it Where are former Seattle PI reporters now? http://www.kplu.org/post/where-are-former-seattle-pi-reporters-now <p>Reporter Ruth Teichroeb has been keeping tabs on her former <em>Seattle PI</em> co-workers since she and 140 colleagues lost their jobs after the Hearst Corporation shuttered print operations. &nbsp;Did they find new work? If so, were those journalism jobs?</p> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 19:47:06 +0000 KPLU News Staff 479 at http://www.kplu.org Where are former Seattle PI reporters now?