[NOTE: On Feb. 6, Woodhouse–a JOURNALIST–suddenly realized that I had published all the correspondence printed below, and took offense to that. Scroll to the end for his newest letter to me.] For many years now, Jon Woodhouse has written the Maui Beat column for The Maui News. It's a music column that runs each week in the paper's Maui Scene insert. But as a hobby, he … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Does Maui News music writer Jon Woodhouse really want to be a political journalist?
It hasn't even been a week since we laid down the first of our 2016 minefields (otherwise known as election endorsement issues), and we’ve taken about as much incoming fire as I expected. Whenever you pick a side in a political fight, you’re going to get heat–especially when your criteria for endorsing candidates doesn't follow strict ideological lines. But we thought it might … [Read more...] about Here’s some feedback we got on our 2016 Hawaii Primary Election Endorsement Issue