Linda Kramer Jenning

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.

What the Polls Say (and Don’t Say) About Abortion

“It’s one of those public policy issues that cuts across a whole bunch of dimensions and not in ways that are simple."

The Complicated Legacy of Julia Child

The show may be a fictionalized version of Child’s groundbreaking TV success, but it portrays struggles by women for recognition and equality that ring true to that era.

What’s Your Risk Budget?

I never thought specifically about having a risk budget until a friend, who is a psychiatrist, used the term to describe the daily decisions we each make about potential exposure to the virus.

Unnamed: When Sources Won’t be Identified

Can you trust news based on anonymous sources?

Did the Pandemic Help Save Independent Bookstores?

For many of us, the forced downtime at home during the pandemic has heightened our need for books. Bookstores are here to stay, maybe.

Rules for Leadership: What I Learned Interviewing Colin Powell

I first interviewed him at the Pentagon when he was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and our country was engaged in the First Gulf War. For that interview, we sat around a small table, and a chest full of medals gleamed on his uniform.

Help! They’re trying to Gerrymander Me!

Will Bainbridge Island voters be cut out of Kitsap County and packed into a Seattle district?

Finally – More Women Are Heading America’s Top News Organizations

The news on the news has been mixed recently with something to celebrate but a report that highlights ongoing challenges.

Indipinos: A Hidden Bainbridge Island History

A little known community on Bainbridge Island. with Filipino fathers and Tribal mothers, honors its Indipino history and culture in a new documentary.

Record Rates Of Young Voters in 2020: The Challenge is to Keep Them Engaged

With pre-registration for 16- and 17-year-olds, automatic voter registration, same day registration, and more ballot drop boxes, the state experienced a 17-point increase in turnout by young voters last year.

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