Linda Kramer Jenning is an independent journalist who moved to Bainbridge Island after several decades reporting from Washington, D.C. She taught journalism at Georgetown University and is former Washington editor of Glamour.
“If we could incarcerate our way out of the substance use disorder, we could have done that by the amount of people we have arrested and incarcerated over the last 30 years. It hasn’t resulted in an end to this epidemic."
At Post Alley, we don’t have press passes. And these days, I might hesitate to wear one if offered. I’m still proud to be a journalist, but the once-coveted pass has become more of a bullseye than an asset.