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.

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.

Team Washington at the Olympics

Looking for Washington 2020 Olympic team athletes to cheer?

No News is Not Good News

Can newspapers survive? The latest data isn't encouraging.

Culture Change: Women Step up to Lead America’s Top Newsrooms

The guard is changing at a time of increasing challenges for news organizations including issues of diversity, economic survival and retention of staff, especially of women and people of color. All these struggles come amid the ongoing attacks on media over so-called “fake news” and questions about credibility and trust as audiences splinter and turn to only like-minded social media.

More than a Guide Book, A Journey through Black History and a Call to Action

Can understanding the U.S. Civil Rights Trail help us make sense of the present?

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