David Gutman

David Gutman

David Gutman is a Staff Reporter with The Seattle Times. Formerly, he wrote for the West Virginia Gazette and the Capital News Service in Maryland.

Articles by this author

6:03 PM, Thursday: Traffic merging onto Interstate 90 during rush hour on Thursday. Seattle streets and interstates are quieter and less packed. Views
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Seattle in the Age of Coronavirus: Not Quite Empty, but Eerie
Seattle is not empty. But it is eerie. There are cars on the road. But there is no traffic. Restaurants are open. But there are few customers. Planes are flying out of Sea-Tac, ferries are sailing into Colman Dock and buses are rolling along. None is full. Most aren’t close. As, one by one, our...
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Thursday, October 25, 2012
Objectivity Does Not Mean Neutrality: The Danger of False Equivalency in the Media
What happens when public officials don’t tell the truth? Traditionally it’s been the role of the media to point this out. It is the role of the media not only to uncover hidden deceit, but also to point out deceit in plain sight. The media should not and cannot hide behind the phony gauze of neutrality.
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